Emily Halpern and Sarah Haskins met as undergrads at Harvard. They went their separate ways after college and just recently reunited to write a spec script, "Book Smart."
Yvonne Georgina Puig
Viewers may take it for granted that period films contain more than period music, but composers walk a careful line in balancing the sound of 18th-century England, for example, with more modern…
For "Milk," about the pioneering gay activist and politician who was assassinated in 1978, Danny Elfman found all the drama he needed in the storyline. "Harvey's story is a really moving, poignant…
Where film cannot conjure scent or touch, instruments can often convey to viewers how a particular place smells and feels. Such an undertaking is especially important in films set in faraway or…
As the Emmy-winning d.p. of "Alias," and with 24 episodes of "Lost" and 47 episodes of "Felicity" under his belt, Michael Bonvillain is no stranger to shooting for television. Film, however, is where…
Hungarian d.p. Gyula Pados' advice to young cinematographers is to "never think about the light, think about the story." This is precisely what he did to capture the splendor of 18th-century England…
Lauren Levine has come a long way since her days making coffee and typing scripts for the "Max Headroom" show. "I don't know which was worse," she says, "my coffee or my typing."
For 18-year-old country siren Taylor Swift, fame is just a bonus. "The thing about me," she says, "is that I never expect I'm entitled to success. I feel like you have to do the work to have a…
You know all those cute, well-adjusted kids you see on TV? Don't forget, they're acting. When the cameras aren't rolling, those seemingly perfect youngsters may actually be more susceptible to…
In 1997, when producer Bill Geddie asked Barbara Walters if she had any ideas for a daytime program, she happened to have something in mind.