George Clooney's cross-country journey to send workers to the unemployment line in "Up in the Air" couldn't be more different from Jeremy Renner's quest to defuse bombs in "The Hurt Locker.
Seven films have been shortlisted for the makeup category of the 82nd Academy Awards.
Themes of war dominated the feature film nominations from the American Society of Cinematographers.
When costume designer Anna Sheppard took on "Inglourious Basterds," doing her work in the bitter cold of Berlin became the least of her worries.
Production designer Barry Chusid managed to create the look of "2012" with a crew so large there were four directors on set 'one bite at a time.'
In Hollywood, where titles and credits count for a lot, the line differentiating the role of the production designer and that of the art director has always been a bit fuzzy.
Sarah Greenwood had only have 12 weeks of pre-production to re-create London on the cusp of the 20th century for helmer Guy Ritchie's "Sherlock Holmes."
Clothes make the man, they also help define character, set the tone and tell the story in four current '60s-centric projects: "An Education," "Mad Men," "A Single Man" and "A Simple Man."
After making Matt Damon look heroic in films like "The Bourne Supremacy" and "Invictus," makeup artist Christine Beveridge decided to work from the inside out to make the actor look like the nerdy…
Let's be blunt about it: It looks like Jim Cameron will save old Oscar yet again.
Directors Peter Jackson, Clint Eastwood and the Coen brothers all hold Academy Awards, but not just for helming their movies -- they're also Oscar-winning producers.