The Windy City blew through Hollywood last week with the announcement of the Chicago Film Critics Assn.'s list of nominees, honoring the best and most promising talent in films and documentaries…
When moviegoers watch the trailer for the upcoming f/x epic "Pearl Harbor," they might notice an interesting credit -- "visual effects and animation by Industrial Light & Magic."
An battle of animated proportions is brewing in the world of primetime toons, which weren't included in the TV Academy's recent decision to expand the base of Emmy voters through at-home judging.
VISIT GOLDEN GLOBES 2001 FOR FULL COVERAGEIt was an evening of Roman slaves and roamin' rockers at the 58th annual Golden Globe Awards Sunday night, as "Gladiator" and "Almost Famous" took home top…
Online went mainstream at MidemNet, the one-day online conference that preceded the venerable Midem music market over the weekend, as industry luminaries took center stage and IBM unveiled its…
Cited for both "Traffic" and "Erin Brockovich," Steven Soderbergh scored a double whammy in the Directors Guild of America nominations Monday, while Cameron Crowe, Ang Lee and Ridley Scott each…
You don't have to be a member of the $90 million club to compete for Academy Awards in the best sound and best sound editing categories, but a large budget and big box office sure help.
Now that satellite and fiber-optic transfers of digital effects in the post-production arena of film are the rule rather than the exception, several companies have emerged as leaders in supplying…
The year 2000 was not one in which visual effects changed dramatically, but many in the industry feel that it was a time of ongoing flux.
It's known today as "frozen moment," "dead time," "time slice," "the big freeze," "flow motion" or "bullet time," but the technique of using a group of still cameras to freeze motion is older than…
Dennis Doty has been appointed producer of the 73rd annual Academy Awards pre-show.