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Oscar-winning Director Alexander Payne Becomes an Honorary Citizen of Aigio, Peloponnese Region

During an official ceremony on August 18, the Oscar-winning director Alexander Payne became an honorary citizen of Aigio in the Peloponnese region. The 54-year-old recently...

Alexander Payne Working on Family Pot Comedy For TV

Alexander Payne is one of several directors to recently jump on the push in the US for marijuana legalization and use it as fodder for a...

Phedon Papamichael Directs His First Short Film

Award-winning cinematographer Phedon Papamichael is making his debut as a short film director on "A Beautiful Day". Papamichael has directed features in the past, including...

Greeks and the Oscars

The Academy Awards often had Greek color. Greeks and people of Greek origin have always represented the Greek spirit in cinema's biggest celebration. This...

Alexander Payne Set to Direct Travel Tale ‘My Saga’

Alexander Payne, the award-winning director of "Nebraska" and "The Descendants", is set to hit the road to direct the Norwegian travel tale "My Saga". Payne...

Alexander Payne To be Honored at Munich Film Festival

The 2015 Munich Film Festival will be honoring the great Alexander Payne with a retrospective showcasing every single movie of the director's career. Payne was previously...

A-List Celebrities Sign Up for Alexander Payne’s ‘Downsizing’

For Alexander Payne, 2015 has brought a lot of stellar developments for his latest film "Downsizing", scheduled to go into production in early 2016. Today, Annapurna...

Alexander Payne Heads Into ‘Downsizing’

Academy Award winner Alexander Payne is onto his next project and his film has also locked in an impressive lead. Hot off the heels of...

Alexander Payne’s ‘Sideways’ to Get 10th Anniversary DVD Release

It's hard to believe it's been ten years since Greek-American filmmaker Alexander Payne won his first Oscar for adapting the screenplay to 2004's "Sideways."...

Alexander Payne Celebrates ‘Sideways’ 10 Years Later at Charity Benefit

Ten years after the wine-infused hit "Sideways" had viewers reaching for the nearest bottle of Pinot Noir, the film's director, Greek-American Alexander Payne, and...