Tagged: jeff nichols

Tax Credits Help Little Rock Company Raise $1.25M for Movies

by Mark Friedman 12/5/2016 12:00 am

Gary Newton hopes "Antiquities," which filmed primarily in North Little Rock, will be the first in a string of movies to come out of the startup film production company he created with Graham Gordy and Daniel Campbell.

In 'Midnight Special,' Jeff Nichols Lights Sci-fi with Sincerity

by Associated Press 3/17/2016 6:50 am

"Midnight Special," which Warner Bros. will release Friday, is the first studio film for Jeff Nichols, whose films have made the Arkansas native one of the most exciting voices in independent film.

Lights! Camera! Arkansas!

by Staff 9/1/2013 12:00 am

The Old State House Museum held an invitation-only reception for its current exhibit Lights! Camera! Arkansas!, which celebrates Arkansas' role in Hollywood and highlights more than 80 films that have Arkansas connections. The event was sponsored by the Old State House Museum Associates.

Arkansas-Made Movie 'Mud' Opening This Weekend

by Lauren James 4/26/2013 8:00 am

Little Rock native Jeff Nichols' latest movie "Mud," which was filmed in Arkansas back in 2011, is finally opening this weekend at a few selected theaters in Arkansas.

'Mud' Director Jeff Nichols to Receive Award

by Lance Turner 3/12/2013 10:10 am

Arkansas native Jeff Nichols, whose films include "Take Shelter" and "Shotgun Stories," will receive the "Emerging Master" award next month at the RiverRun International Film Festival in Winston-Salem, N.C.

Arkansas Entices the Making of 'Mud'

by Kate Knable 12/10/2012 12:00 am

The total cost for making “Mud,” the biggest movie production ever filmed in Arkansas, isn’t public information, but the state Department of Finance & Administration did audit “Mud” expenses eligible for state incentives this fall.

Film Director Jeff Nichols to Speak Today at Trinity United Methodist Church

by Karen Martin 11/19/2012 6:53 am

Film director and Little Rock native Jeff Nichols will discuss his work today (Nov. 19) at Trinity United Methodist Church, 1101 N. Mississippi St., Little Rock, as part of the Trinity Presents Performance Series. Admission is free.

Little Rock Film Festival: Daily Top Picks

by Karen Martin 6/2/2012 5:40 am

Here are our top picks on where to be during the Little Rock Film Festival, going on through today (June 3) at Riverdale 10 and other venues.

Jeff Nichols' Film 'Mud' Will Compete At Cannes Film Festival

by Lance Turner 4/19/2012 1:55 pm

Arkansan Jeff Nichols' film "Mud," which filmed last year in Stuttgart and Dumas, will compete for the Palme d’Or in the 2012 Cannes Film Festival May 16-27.

Reese Witherspoon's Double Talks About Working On the Film Mud

by Karen Martin 11/24/2011 9:24 am

Mary Ellen Hunthrop, a student at UALR, is the stunt double and stand-in for Reese Witherspoon in Jeff Nichols' film Mud, to be released in 2012.

Yell County Native Co-Stars in Jeff Nichols' Film Mud

by Karen Martin 11/21/2011 2:55 pm

Arkansas film fans have been wondering about the long-unidentified young Arkansan chosen to play the co-starring role of Neckbone in Jeff Nichols' film Mud, which finished filming last week. Now we know: It's Jacob Lofland, 15, of Yell County.

Everything We Know About Reese Witherspoon's Film 'Mud,' Filming in Arkansas

by Karen Martin 9/28/2011 8:56 am

Reese Witherspoon sightings abound, and there are daily updates on what's happening with Arkansan Jeff Nichols' film "Mud," filming in Stuttgart and thereabouts. Here's what we know.

Michael Shannon, Sam Shepard, Sarah Paulson Join Jeff Nichols' Film Mud, Filming in Arkansas

by Karen Martin 9/27/2011 4:08 pm

Celebrity seekers -- keep an eye out for Michael Shannon, Sam Shepard, Sarah Paulson, Ray McKinnon, Joe Don Baker and Paul Sparks, who have all joined the cast of director Jeff Nichols' film Mud, starring Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon and Tye Sheridan. Production began Monday.

Open Casting Call is Sunday for Director Jeff Nichols' New Made-in-Arkansas Movie

by Karen Martin 8/8/2011 10:08 am

Filmmaker Jeff Nichols is searching for the star of his new movie Mud, to be filmed in Arkansas. Also needed: 400 actors, extras and stand-ins. An open casting call will be held from 1-7 p.m. Sunday (Aug. 14) at Parkview Arts Science Magnet High School, 2501 Barrow Road, Little Rock.

Tisha Gribble Takes Junior League from Vintage to Visionary

by Soirée Staff 6/30/2011 12:00 am

As JLLR President, Tisha Gribble's positive attitude will serve her well as she takes on her newly appointed role. She’ll preside over meetings, act as a liaison between the league and other entities and coordinate the league’s participation in annual training. And she’ll do all of this while working to inspire social change within the community.