“Django Unchained” art director J. Michael Riva has been selected for the Art Directors Guild Hall of Fame along with “Touch of Evil” art director Robert Clatworthy and “Casablanca” set docorator…
Charles Lisanby, a three-time Emmy winning art director, died at his Los Angeles home from complications following a fall on Aug. 23. He was 89. In 2010 Lisanby became the first production designer…
The Academy Awards for the world's up-and-coming filmmakers have been announced.
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.2M Cumulative:$28.9M Sony / Screen Gems -35.29%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$586,451 Cumulative:$307.9M Disney -24.71%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$506,166 Cumulative:$17.6M Warner Brothers -28.02%
The ADGs will take place a week after the Writers Guild Awards.
Three years ago, to much fanfare, the Academy expanded the best picture category from five noms to a possible 10. Few seemed to notice that the Academy has been nominating 10 films in screenwriting…
We are told that preparing a good martini requires the skill of a master mixologist who can blend quality ingredients in exact proportions.
"Whenever I design a set for a film, I want to make a whole world, so when the actors arrive they are completely immersed in a bubble of belief. The set was really cold, really drippy, and it smelled…
Brought to the screen by Oscar-winning director and producer Sam Mendes and Oscar-winning production designer Dennis Gassner, "Skyfall" is a well-crafted, dynamic adventure that delves into the…
The best kind of set is a set where the audience is not aware that there is a set.
Design excellence is frequently thought of in terms of its level of opulence, lavishness and finely polished style. More often than not, the design awards go to the "pretty" shows.