Montana Artists has signed 1st AD Dan "Laz" Lazarovits ("The Frozen Ground"), production designer Alan Bainee ("Intruders"), d.p. Cameron Duncan ("Southland") and costume designer Kim Wilcox ("Nobody…
Martin Scorsese and his crew mulled the idea of shooting "Hugo" in 2D and converting it, but decided it needed to be shot in 3D -- though they quickly discovered the process required them to rethink…
3D or not 3D?
Quick, name some new players making a big splash in showbiz these days.
Passion and ambition drove surfing filmmaker Jack McCoy to make "A Deeper Shade of Blue," the feature docu that opened the Maui Film Festival on June 15.
Even before the first ring had stopped, d.p. Jeff Cronenweth saw the name on his phone and knew immediately what the call from Europe was all about: David Fincher was having issues with the shooting…
Harvard didn't exactly lay out the welcome mat for helmer David Fincher and his cast and crew when they shot "The Social Network" in fall 2009. The university blocked access to its campus, where the…
No one has put the letter D to better use than Don Zimmerman, whose film editing career spans pics from Hal Ashby's "Coming Home" (for which he earned an Oscar nom) to the recently released…
In the intensely competitive world of below-the-line agencies, two agents recently ankled their firms to start their own shingles, taking several clients with them.
"Precious" helmer Lee Daniels can't be easy to work for. But what emerged from reports of on-set tumult is a film that's been met with standing ovations at screenings and festivals.
For cinematographer Martin Ruhe, going from shooting a few days at a time on musicvideos and blurbs to seven weeks on location for "Control" took some getting used to. "Commercials are a sprint and…