In 1973, 15-year-old William Miller's unabashed love of music and aspiration to become a rock journalist lands him an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine to interview and tour with the up-and-coming band Stillwater—fronted by lead guitar Russell Hammond, and lead singer Jeff Bebe.
A fame obsessed average Joe escapes a mental institution with a band of misfits for one last desperate attempt to be famous.
A group of Internet "sensations" compete for a tv show. Parody of the Internet.
Two literary women compete for 20 years: one writes for the critics; the other one, to get rich.
A weekend at a cottage takes a turn for the worst for a group of aspiring actors when one of them finds out they've booked a blockbuster role, and the rest of the group's jealously takes hold where there's no one else around.
A collection of nude and/or topless scenes from various films featuring actresses who were either famous at the time or who became famous later on.
When fans cannot get close to the real thing, these professionals step in to fill the void. As the old adage goes, 'imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.' From a celebrity impersonator convention to their lives across the country, JUST ABOUT FAMOUS chronicles the few who have had the fortune, or curse, of looking like the most recognizable people on the planet.
After Sean Reilly, an earnest, self-deprecating, NY to LA transplant learns his slothful, less talented best friend gets a starring role on a hit TV show, he must battle his own insecurities and jealousy as well as the egocentric, spray-tanned male star of the show that is threatening his childhood friendship.
A Coney Island-inspired, densely-layered visually dynamic documentary portrait of the life and times of the original Nathan's Famous, created in 1916 by filmmaker Lloyd Handwerker's grandparents, Nathan and Ida Handwerker. 30 years in the making, Famous Nathan interweaves decades-spanning archival footage, family photos and home movies, an eclectic soundtrack and never-before-heard audio from Nathan: his only interview, ever as well as compelling, intimate and hilarious interviews with the dedicated band of workers, not at all shy at offering opinions, memories and the occasional tall tale.
The comic comes home to Toronto to sound off on cultural quirks, furniture building and bathroom visits, reveling in all things ridiculously human.
When once-up-and-coming indie film starlet Halley Feiffer loses her boyfriend, her agent and her career in one fell swoop she finally realizes that something in her life has got to change... she has to become WAY MORE FAMOUS! Armed with a stolen script and two pitchers of sangria, Halley enlists the help of her brother Ryan and his boyfriend to make her own movie, starring herself (of course) as herself, and any A-list celebrity she can land along the way.
A Latina working in Los Angeles as a messenger is randomly discovered and fashioned into a pop music star.
Based on the book by Posy Simmonds. Mischievous kitten Fred grows up to be feline singing superstar, but a case of cat flu threatens to cut short his musical career.
Stanley Kid, kid detective, must catch the bad guys without getting caught himself. It's a kid-tastic adventure for Stanley Kid and his annoying kid sister, Nina!
This Passing Parade series entry looks at three instances of people who either caused or were the victims of errors.
Film from Brian Boye
Famous For Being Famous is a 150 minute found footage compilation film comprised of clips from the internet (archive interviews and paparazzi clips) showcasing Paris Hilton and Kim Kardashian's meteoric rise to fame. In 2005, Paris Hilton was the most googled item in the world and defined what it means to be a celebrity in the new millennium. Today, Paris has launched her brand on an international level while Kim Kardashian has dominated US headlines and amassed 50 million Instagram followers. Our culture has always been fascinated with elite members of society, but with the power of social media and reality television, more people than ever can obtain fame. Why is our culture so obsessed with these figures? Are the Kardashians destined to fade into obscurity or will they be able to turn their "15 minutes of fame" into 30?
The lives of three childhood friends growing up in the inner circle and how life, music and love shape there future.
Joe, in the midst of dropping out of college and coming out as gay, decides to record the everyday activities of his life on a handheld mini-video and post the clips to the internet. Soon after he begins this experiment, Joe meets Jesus, a narcissistic hustler drawn to the idea of constantly being on camera.