While an unsteady global film industry has budding filmmakers worried about their futures, there's never been a better time to develop their craft.
Directors, says Danny Boyle, are magpies. "We steal from everywhere," admits the "Slumdog Millionaire" filmmaker.
Veterans of Sundance 2008 have a message for this year's incoming crop of filmmakers: Wake up!
Directors Joe Berlinger, R.J. Cutler, Liz Garbus, Doug Pray and Ondi Timoner reflect on their experiences at the Sundance Film Festival.
His 2004 multiple-award-winning short "Victoria para Chino" chronicles the fate of Mexican immigrants trapped in a tractor-trailer bound for the U.S.; his new feature, "Sin nombre," focuses on…
Poverty, illegal immigration, professional wrestling -- they're not exactly the most uplifting or obvious subjects for a best picture contender. But stranger things have happened on the way to the…
Their films, styles and storylines couldn't be more different, but directors Christopher Nolan, Baz Luhrmann and David Fincher share a common conviction: that mega-budget spectacles aren't just for…
The wunderkind Brooklyn-born filmmaker has been bruised and bloodied in his fight toward victory, but nobody ever said the path to conquest was easy -- or predictable.
David Fincher has seen his fair share of studio combat. At 27, the commercial whiz kid got his first taste of warfare with "Alien 3," an ill-conceived production that lacked studio reinforcements.
Whether rolling through Edinburgh, outer space or Mumbai, the Brit helmer has mounted an eclectic cinematic crusade. His dark, neo-noir "Shallow Grave" launched the filmmaker's career, while…