As the 29th annual American Society of Cinematographers awards ceremony approaches on Feb. 15, a look at the feature nominees reveals an encouraging trend: directors of photography say the continued…
Already a Golden Globe winner, the Oscar-nominated "How to Train Your Dragon 2" displays a level of sophistication beyond anything DreamWorks Animation has achieved before.
Ellen DeGeneres' selfie was the most buzzed-about moment of last year's Oscars — reaching a level of popularity so quickly that it managed to break Twitter. But what a lot of people don't realize is…
It is without a doubt one of the biggest budget, highest-grossing and most critically acclaimed films in history to be directed, at least in part, over Skype.
The business of comedy writing in film is often a criminally under-laurelled one, and in life, multitalented writer-director-actor Harold Ramis only picked up a single screenwriting award (a Bafta…
The WGA will honor the best scribes in entertainment on Feb. 14.
Seven years after a bitter writers strike over new media, the Writers Guild of America reached a historic deal last spring with minimum terms covering "high-budget new media made for subscription…
Alejandro G. Inarritu's concept of shooting "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)" as if it were a single, continuous camera take was not exactly met with encouragement by his peers. The…
From finding new ways to shoot the most adrenaline-infused car chases to taking exhibition audio into new frontiers, this year's recipients of the Academy Scientific & Technical Awards are pushing…
Fifty-two years ago, Peter O'Toole considered his plans for the Turks in "Lawrence of Arabia" and said, "No prisoners." Thirteen years ago, Richard Linklater considered his plans for "Boyhood" and…