Our blog takes you inside the Film Society of Lincoln Center with photos, videos, and podcasts from our screenings, talks, and events, plus announcements of upcoming programs and coverage of our artist and education initiatives.
By Film Society on March 9, 2016
Now in its fifth year, this workshop for aspiring film critics offered during the festival (August 3-13) is produced in partnership with Indiewire and with support from Film Comment magazine and the Swiss Alliance of Film Journalists.
By Nicholas Kemp on August 27, 2015
The Film Society of Lincoln Center, Film Comment magazine and Indiewire have announced the eight finalists for the fourth annual New York Film Festival Critics Academy, a workshop for aspiring film critics that takes place before and during the festival.
on July 8, 2015
The Film Society of Lincoln Center, Film Comment magazine, and Indiewire are now accepting applications for the 2015 New York Film Festival Critics Academy, a workshop for aspiring New York–based film critics that takes place during the festival (September 25 – October 11).
By Brian Brooks on September 15, 2014
Eight finalists have been selected to take part in the third annual New York Film Festival Critics Academy. The program nurtures aspiring film critics over the course of the festival who will cover the event for Film Comment and Indiewire.
on August 6, 2014
The New York Film Festival Critics Academy is returning for the 52nd annual event, taking place September 26 - October 12. The application process for this year's workshop begins today and the deadline is Friday, August 22.
By Alex Hunter on June 20, 2014
From more than 120 applications, six finalists were selected by editors at Indiewire and Film Comment for this year's program at the Swiss festival taking place in August.
on April 17, 2014
Spearheaded by Indiewire and the Film Society in partnership with Film Comment, Critics Academy is a workshop for aspiring film critics that takes place during the Locarno Film Festival. August 6-16.
By Shelley Farmer on October 21, 2013
In her final installment from the recent New York Film Festival, Critics Academy member Shelley Farmer takes a look at alternative relationships as manifest in James Franco's Child of God and Spike Jonze's Her.