This year's nominees for animated short film encompass a wide spectrum of techniques, from traditional hand-drawn figures to state-of-the-art computer animation. It's one of the most diverse slates…
There was hardly a louder outcry on Oscar nomination morning than when "The Lego Movie," arguably the most popular animated film of 2014 with $258 million in box office receipts, did not receive an…
Life and death issues dominate the documentary shorts category. The five Oscar nominees talk up the key scenes in their films, which cover suicide hotlines, terminal cancer, congenital disorders and…
The creative visionaries in this year's race for best director were tasked with bringing to life some of the most interesting and inscrutable protagonists to land on the big screen.
PARIS – Co-productions with the world's fastest growing film market, China, was the subject of this year's 15th Dream Industry (Feb. 4-6), integrated within the Paris Images Trade Show. The event…
The nominated actors talk about the roles that garnered them Oscar attention.
European Film Promotion's 2015 class of bright young acting talent, selected by a jury, will be feted by the German film festival.
There may not be an obvious connection between Damien Chazelle's horror script "The Last Exorcism Part 2" and "Whiplash," but the adapted screenplay nominee drew heavily on his training as a…
Richard Linklater's calls his script for "Boyhood" "a contemplation of time." It patiently plays with time so one childhood unfurls like flower petals in a time-lapse movie. For Linklater, the…
The classic movie protagonist is getting off his horse and onto the couch. Today's scribes — including those on 2015's WGA Beyond Words panel — are applying psychological scrutiny to the lone-wolf…