As far back as production designer Dante Ferretti can remember, he was transfixed by the movies.
"Tron: Legacy" owes much of its dazzle to the way it referenced visual cues from the original "Tron" and used them as a springboard into a far more complex cyber universe.
Contrary to common belief, Hollywood isn't always obsessively fixated on beauty, youth and glamour.
Playwrights, novelists, biographers and other scribes pen their praise of the year's best screenplays.
When it comes to Oscar's original score category, is there such a thing as momentum for potential nominees?
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Visual Effects branch has chosen the seven films for its annual bake-off in Jan.
Breakout directors. Cutting-edge techniques. Revolutionary storytelling devices.
Rapunzel's "Tangled" tresses didn't come easily. It took years for a team of software engineers and developers who'd been obsessed with hair simulations to make them look right.
Getting character design right is as complex as composing a melody, says Disney's vet animator Glen Keane, who supervised the animation of "Tangled" and designed Rapunzel.
Last year's animated features took us flying through the skies in "How To Train Your Dragon" and "Legend of the Guardians" and vaulted us across rooftops in "Tangled." Animated films' camerawork is…
Visual effects pros who work in an animation wrestle with many of the same problems as their colleagues on live-action pics -- fire, water, smoke, explosions.