Film and video producer Oualid Mouaness took a leap of faith when he hired fellow Florida State U. film grad Marc Carlini straight out of school after seeing one of his projects.
When Ultimate Fighting Championship matches started in 1993, the sport was a bloody, brutal, no-holds-barred spectacle fast on its way to extinction -- certainly not the kind of tourist-friendly…
Major touring acts such as U2 and the Rolling Stones didn't count Las Vegas as a regular stop before Richard A. Sturm, president and chief operating officer of MGM Mirage Entertainment and Sports…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- ‘Sully,’ ‘Patriots Day,’ ‘Deepwater Horizon’ Could Crack Film Editing Oscar Race
- Oscars: ‘Rogue One,’ ‘Suicide Squad,’ ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Advance in Visual Effects Race
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- Playback: Ben Foster on ‘Hell or High Water’ and Being a ‘Builder’ as an Actor
You don't have to be a redneck to know the name J.P. Williams. A former comedy agent at Spotlite Enterprises in the '80s, Williams was in on the early days of the careers of clients Jamie Foxx, Jerry…
Elia Cmiral beams with pride as he listens to his 9-year-old son, Tamao, play the piano inside the house connected to his studio. "It's great to have a studio at home, especially with two young…
When Bill Mastrosimone was first asked to come up with his take on the TNT/DreamWorks mini "Into the West," it just wasn't clicking for him. "I couldn't get a good picture," he says. "I was ready to…
She may have played a fictional president on ABC's "Commander in Chief," but Geena Davis sounds like a true leader when she talks about the show's ultimate fate.
"It feels like a really comfortable shoe I had been wearing," says Julia Louis-Dreyfus of the divorced single mother she plays in "The New Adventures of Old Christine."
Digital effects last year enabled audiences to see King Kong again, bid farewell to "Star Wars," journey through the fantastical land of Narnia, speed through the streets of Gotham and cringe as…
Trust can be hard to come by in Hollywood. That's why, when directors luck into below-the-line talent they can depend on, it's not unusual to find partnerships that last a career. Working with the…
Narnia's snowy forests, Batman's Gotham City, Willy Wonka's chocolate river and the far, far away "Star Wars" galaxy may have started as figments of imagination, but production designers have to…