For costume designer Jenny Beavan, her work always starts the same way. "Everything I do is based on the script and the story," Beavan says. "I absorb myself in research and talk to the director…
Fifteen pages into the script of "Synecdoche, New York," production designer Mark Friedberg was deeply moved, though even now he can't exactly say why.
Ann Roth delves into the script to find clues for a character's costume. "I approach it as the character is written," says Roth, who worked on "The Reader," "Doubt" and "Mamma Mia!" this year. "
Makeup artist Judy Chin came to "The Wrestler" fully prepped. "Much of my research was done when I was 12, as I was the biggest wrestling fan ever," Chin says. Plus, during the film's prep period…
Last year, critic-pleasing independent films like "No Country for Old Men" and "There Will Be Blood" had their run of many spotlight categories going into awards season.
For foreign press covering entertainment in Los Angeles, the movie junket is the one-stop shop where they can get the kind of access to stars they need to sell their stories.
While he was shooting "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," d.p. Claudio Miranda realized he would need to take a solidly real approach to bring this strange tale about a man who ages in reverse to…
Mad Men" d.p. Chris Manley has a kind of era-sensitive litmus test for the shots he sets up on the Emmy-winning series. "We're really trying to remain true to the period," he says, "so there's…
As head of the youth division at Innovative Artists, agent Abby Bluestone has a reputation for being with her clients for the long haul.
When putting together the music that makes today's tweens swoon, Steven Vincent, vice president of music and soundtracks for Disney Channel, likes to keep it both classic and hip.
After nearly 100 episodes, "Dog Whisperer" producers Kay Sumner and Sheila Emery had seen everything from startlingly aggressive 10-pound Chihuahuas to mild-mannered, giant dogs that shrink from any…