Final ballots for the 74th Academy Awards were mailed Wednesday to the 4,263 members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences residing in California; ballots were sent on Feb. 22 to voting…
SAG Awards Special
It's toon time for effects studios. Hollywood's latest obsession with computer-animated pics is about to open the doors for a new crop of players looking to compete with powerhouses such as Pixar…
Creating sound for a toon film is a lot like the writing process, say Hollywood's top audio men: Filling in that silent celluloid page requires imagination, discipline and some true grit.
You don't need Gandalf the wizard's magical powers to know that the success of "The Mummy Returns" and the first "Harry Potter" and "The Lord of the Rings" installments have whetted the appetite for…
Long overshadowed by the creators of computer-generated visuals, Hollywood's physical f/x community made a strong comeback in 2001.
John A. Davis and Steve Oedekerk are the designated nominees for Paramount's "Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius," while Pete Docter and John Lasseter are nominated for Disney's "Monsters, Inc." in Oscar's…
While there’s no doubt the director is responsible for the look and tone of a film, the producer is responsible for making sure all the correct pieces are in place. By bestowing nominations to “A…
The fellowship of "The Ring" just got smaller. Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh and Barrie M. Osborne are the official Oscar nominees as producers of New Line's "The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the…