In the fast-paced world of episodic television production, directors sometimes come and go but directors of photography tend to stick around. So d.p.s become crucial collaborators in establishing a…
With her sociopolitical website, Arianna Huffington wants to give voice to the face in the crowd. "There's a kind of wisdom of the crowd that really is one of the great contributions online…
Angela Shapiro-Mathes wasn't looking to take over TLC, the reality-centric cabler once known as the Learning Channel. But the newly named president-g.m. has made a career out of shifting gears and…
Nikkole Denson has a hard time walking into a Starbucks and simply ordering her signature tall soy chai. DVD displays, book racks and point-of-sale items all invite her scrutiny.
Production execs hate singling out their favorite projects, but Donna Langley will offer a few when pressed: "United 93," "Children of Men" and "Knocked Up."
To quote Bruce Springsteen, "From small things, mama, big things one day come." The Boss could well have been referring to Village Roadshow Pictures production president Dana Goldberg's role within…
With Chrissie England in charge, Industrial Light & Magic has its mojo back. Not that ILM was ever entirely in the doldrums.
Precisely a year ago, Katie Couric was on top of the world -- on the verge of becoming the first woman to anchor a nightly newscast solo, a milestone that sent broadcast news into tumult and made her…
Last spring on a billboard, a female gorilla fought ferociously against the chains that bound her, a golden statuette in her hand. The buzzworthy billboard was an awards season protest from the…
Despite operating largely in a man's world, it's remarkable that the majority of subjects profiled in our 10th annual Women's Impact Report cite their mothers as their principal role models.
"We had faces then!" cried Norma Desmond in "Sunset Boulevard," clearly reflecting a simpler, more innocent time. Today's famed female entertainment figures, along with their fetching visages, are…