Documentary nominees for the 2008 Academy Awards
Ah, the Academy Awards. Perfectly styled celebrities. One-of-a kind gowns. Opulent parties. But before any of that, one thing must happen first -- the accounting.
As filmmakers blend elements of live action, traditional forms of animation, CG, motion capture and other filmmaking technologies, actors and animators have become close collaborators in creating…
The latest and greatest CG creations for film are borne from their digital wombs so perfectly and pristinely that they're nearly unbelievable -- and that's just the problem.
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.