When visual effects supervisor Chris Watts started working on "300," he realized his department would be setting elements of scenes in some unusual ways.
When it came time to create the water effects for "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End," both Industrial Light & Magic and Digital Domain generated inhouse fluid simulations to be sure there was…
While public relations consultants, studios and filmmakers might have different views on how to bring a film to the attention of Academy members and press during the awards season, they all agree on…
Hollywood's lure has always enticed foreign directors, and despite strong filmmaking support in many countries, there are those whose dreams of making movies in the States drives them to U.S. shores.
Iconic American folk singer. Legendary British monarch. Few actresses could move as easily between the roles of Bob Dylan in "I'm Not There" and Queen Elizabeth I in "Elizabeth: The Golden Age" as…
Australia native Cornish thrived in homegrown gems like the black comedy "Horseplay" before her 2004 breakthrough in "Somersault," which earned her praise at the Cannes Film Festival.
Tim Fleming will be the first to tell you that creating the documentary-style look for the low-budget hit "Once" meant stepping outside his usual comfort zone as a cinematographer.
When "300" first screened for audiences, Larry Fong was disappointed with some of the feedback at first.
Making your American screen debut in a film that co-stars Tom Cruise, Meryl Streep and Robert Redford is certainly one way to get noticed.
Paul Schneider is the first one to tell you he has friends back home who wouldn't be so inclined to show their emotions the way actors often do.
When audiences came to "Two and a Half Men" to have Charlie Sheen charm them as an engaging lothario, they also got something few probably expected -- strong women who often push and pull the central…