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The days of turning to Wes Anderson, Danny Boyle, and David Fincher for "indies" are long gone. Luckily, there is a whole new crop of names to know in cinema in 2013. Sure, we are all familiar with ingenue Lena Dunham, but she is only the tip of the indie iceberg. With the advent of digital, fan support via Kickstarter, and the festival circuit allowing more people to see smaller films, being a director doesn't have to require a long and hallowed career anymore.
These 12 directors, all of whom clock in under 40 years old, prove that helming a camera and having a vision can happen early on in a career — and that being an "auteur" can occur at any age.
Photo: Nicholas Trikonis
There’s nothing like the first smell of fall air to get New Yorkers ready to pack their bags for a quick jaunt upstate. Between the changing foliage, outdoors antique markets, and the array of freshly picked apples and wine trails at your disposal, heading north of the city for a weekend can make for the perfect (and read
These days, for better or for worse, an event's success is measured by its level of Instagram-worthiness. And, by that yardstick, Honor Fraser Gallery's bash for its newest exhibition was a major win.
New York-based artist KAWS hosted the event himself — the very first artist-led meetup in L.A. (and a huge score for read