Anthony Dod Mantle, the d.p. on "Slumdog Millionaire," did his own extensive prep prior to shooting the at times magical-realistic film, directed by Danny Boyle, about a child who grows up in the…
Markets & Festivals
Maryse Alberti has spent her days as a d.p. traveling back and forth between documentaries like "Taxi to the Dark Side" and narrative films like "Happiness" and, now, "The Wrestler."
For "Rachel Getting Married," director Jonathan Demme wanted a look that was part home movie and part documentary to reflect the spontaneous and frequently chaotic nature of the film's story and…
Frederick Elmes has collaborated with such iconoclastic directors as David Lynch and Jim Jarmusch, but Charlie Kaufman and "Synecdoche, New York" presented particular challenges.
A combination of money, Chinese politics and incompetence has shaken up the boardrooms of Hong Kong's TV broadcasters. No. 2 broadcaster Asia Television (ATV) has gone in to meltdown after its…
Hollywood pics used to dominate the Japanese market, the world's second largest, with regal ease. But with Japanese viewers turning more toward local product, Hollywood majors are looking to get in…
The title character in this faithful retelling of Thomas Hardy's 1891 novel suffers (and suffers, and then suffers some more) for her beauty, which at times can make an otherwise-sumptuous production…
Korea's celebrities are coping with Internet attention worthy of TMZ and PerezHilton.
Though Singapore's Suntec Convention Center last week played host to both the Asia TV Festival and the first Asian edition of the venerable computer graphics tradeshow SIGGRAPH, it looked as if folks…
Playwright, screenwriter and actor Greg Suddeth died Dec. 19 in Los Angeles. He was 55.