BREAKTHROUGH ROLES Soko received a Gallic Cesar nomination for female newcomer for Xavier Giannoli's “In the Beginning” (2009), and played the younger version of the Beatrice Dalle character in…
From the May 28, 2013 issue of Variety
"Mr Selfridge," starring Jeremy Piven, encapsulates a key part of what ITV wants to do more of -- produce inhouse U.K. hits that can sell strongly overseas.
There was little harmony among nations at the 58th "Eurovision Song Contest," held in Malmo, Sweden.
Thailand has a solid tradition of moviegoing, but its main lures for bizzers are its spectacular scenery for location work and well-appointed facilities.
It wasn't much of a stretch for visual effects supervisor Tim Alexander to move from an animated film (Paramount's Oscar-winning "Rango") to Disney's bigscreen adaptation of "The Lone Ranger."
With Disney/Marvel's Iron Man clanking to a cool billion worldwide and Paramount's Star Trek Into Darkness on a similar course, one thing has been notably absent: Complaints about 3D conversion.
Neill Blomkamp's eagerly awaited Elysium looks to be the sort of sci-fi story that falls right in the helmer's wheelhouse. A man takes a dangerous mission that might save millions in a dystopian…
In the digital, fix-it-in-post age, it's easy to assume that the fantastical images that appear on screens are all created with computer generated imagery.
Visual effects masters are called "magicians" for a reason: They really do seem like conjurers. The only limits on what they can put on the screen seem to be time, budget and imagination.
Several of this year's summer blockbusters have strong ties -- either direct origins or strong inspirations -- to some classic vfx titles that have become touchstones for this generation's vfx…