Tangerine, “Tour” Helmers Set New Films

The directors of two of last year’s most acclaimed smaller films have set up new projects which they will helm.

First up, “Tangerine” director Sean Baker has decided on his next film – “The Florida Project”. Unlike his first film which was shot on iPhones, this will be shot on 35mm.

The story follows a precocious six year-old and her rag-tag group of close friends whose summer break is filled with childhood wonder, possibility and a sense of adventure, contrasted by their parents and the adults around them struggling with hard times.

Next, “The End of the Tour” director James Ponsoldt has lined up a narrative film adaptation of Rob Tannenbaum and Craig Marks’ non-fiction novel “I Want My MTV: The Uncensored Story Of The Music Video Revolution” at A24.

The film will chronicle the founding and first decade of the network, a golden era for both music and television in which MTV became the emblem of a new generation. Brett Ratner was circling a previous incarnation of this project but is no longer involved.

Source: The Playlist