Their initial encounter began inauspiciously enough, that of a seemingly aloof movie star and a master craftsman behind the camera on the film "Remember the Titans."
From microbudgeted indie fare to large-scale Hollywood entertainment, lensers from south of the border are pulling focus with such finesse that their work has earned the region a reputation as a…
Following in the footsteps of others who went before him -- Robert Redford, Warren Beatty, Mel Gibson -- George Clooney took the leap recently and proved he can work the camera from both sides. But…
While few filmmakers would consider themselves directors for hire, certain movies truly represent labors of love for their creators. Some, like Roman Polanski's "The Pianist," speak to the helmer's…
More than a decade after the demise of the classic studio system, Hollywood and the Oscars found themselves in flux.
The past year may have brought major new technology on the digital front, but offered few audacious cinematographic leaps. There were improved Kodak film stocks that seemingly every d.p. wanted to…
Viewers will see Oscar winners' tears of joy and losers' tight smiles in ever more excruciating detail this year, as the Academy Awards ceremony will be broadcast in high-definition TV for the first…
The American Society of Cinematographers has tapped film critic Roger Ebert for a special honor at its 17th annual ASC Outstanding Achievement Awards.
Film orgs in Sweden, Denmark and Finland have announced nominations for their countries' national film awards.
Not every festival can be Sundance. But in the absence of indie sizzle, Oscar buzz is an increasingly valued commodity for less-tested fests.
It's definitely the year of the digital character as a cast of computer-generated beings are featured prominently in the seven pics tapped to compete in February for the visual f/x Oscar nom.