"Our goal is not to be like Los Angeles. We want to be our own Los Angeles," says Sherri McConnell, Louisiana's director of entertainment industry development.
At a time when Michigan's hard-hit industrial economy continues to sputter, the klieg lights are on for the state's new growth engine: entertainment. But while filming in the state has experienced an…
Film shoots by their nature tend to be stressful, and strains often get magnified when a movie goes on location.
Watch out. The digital tsunami that has swamped Hollywood, altering almost every aspect of production, is also sweeping over distribution -- with a huge potential impact on the studios, indie…
When it comes to deciding where to shoot these days, many producers will tell you they have Georgia on their mind.
Production designer Terence Marsh understandably gets pigeonholed as a master of the sweeping, big-set, period spectacular.
Oscar winner Chris Menges chooses projects by topic.
A look at the d.p. nominees for best cinematography for 2009.
In Hollywood, where titles and credits count for a lot, the line differentiating the role of the production designer and that of the art director has always been a bit fuzzy.
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus" might also be called the imagination of Terry Gilliam.
Cinematography is no stranger to technology. From its origins over a century ago, the art of capturing moving images has, in the past 15 years, the advent of sophisticated digital tools.