It's always extraordinary to get an Oscar nomination, but it's especially unlikely for a first-time screenwriter to find himself or herself on Oscar's shortlist for penning an adapted script…
Quentin Tarantino's pitch to the studios for "Inglourious Basterds" was to reinvent World War II movies for contempo auds who had no connection to the period, just as "Bonnie and Clyde" had…
Ruben Oestlund's Swedish title "Incident by a Bank" has won the Golden Bear for best short.
As the main characters of "Precious" and "The Hurt Locker" navigate the very different dangers that threaten their lives, the editors of both films sought to bring the audience along for the…
This year's Oscar visual effects race is like something out of Mad magazine: if not "Spy vs. Spy," certainly Aliens vs. Aliens vs. Aliens.
"Inglourious Basterds" editor Sally Menke has a hard time explaining the "rhythm" she's developed with Quentin Tarantino. "It's just there," she states simply.
"Avatar" and "District 9," both in the editing Oscar race, feature similar themes, but James Cameron's dreamlike epic stands in sharp contrast to the neorealistic, gritty vibe of Neill Blomkamp's…
Every breath "Up's" Carl and Ellie take, every move "Avatar's" Jake and Neytiri make, depends upon the animators, riggers and modelers who bend bits and bytes into believable emotional performances.
The audio pros on a movie pursue three sometimes divergent goals: help propel the story, develop a character and convey emotion. Variety asked this year's nominated mixers and editors to describe a…
Kimberly Myers has been honored by the Multicultural Motion Picture Association for her work as the as Director of Diversity at the Writers Guild of America West.