Mark Ordesky is a study in contradictions. A 16-year veteran of New Line, the still-boyish looking executive goes to work dressed in his best button- up suits and ties. But underneath the formal…
It seems fruitless to try to figure out how Academy of Television Arts & Sciences voters bestow Emmy noms in series that have deep ensemble casts.
Daily Variety polled a quintet of Emmy-winning and/or nominated writers on what inspires their humor. The only consensus? That the funny business, certainly, is a uniquely funny sort of business.
Irwin Winkler, the recipient of this year's ASC Board of Governors Award, follows in the footsteps of such former honorees as Steven Spielberg, Robert Altman and frequent collaborator Martin Scorsese.
Kevin Brownlow, who's receiving a special award of recognition from the ASC, never intended to become a film historian. "I was going to be the second Orson Welles," he says. "But I never even put the…
Scotty never would have been beamed up were it not for the work of Howard Anderson Jr., a pioneer of visual effects who's receiving this year's ASC Presidents Award.
I've been throwing shapes in front of the mirror since I was 14," says veteran British actor Bill Nighy, who's had plenty of time to perfect his aging English rocker moves in the 1998 film "Still…
An casting the complex role of Edward Bloom, master storyteller but absentee father, the filmmakers on director Tim Burton's "Big Fish" had to face the challenge of finding two actors to play Bloom's…
Generally, the holiday season pits two distinct types of films against each other: serious, weighty dramas that pique the Academy's interest ("Cold Mountain," "House of Sand and Fog") and…
East Coast or West Coast? As the Oscar season gets moving, 23 major critics groups around the globe weigh in on their choices for the year's best.
When producers Dan Jinks and Bruce Cohen first started shopping around John August's screenplay adaptation of "Big Fish," one visionary director immediately came to mind -- Tim Burton.