DNegTV, the television arm of London-based visual effects house Double Negative, is set to open a facility in Los Angeles. Andy Williams, formerly head of production at Stargate Studios, has been…
Indie April 2015 release "Ex Machina" topped big budget best picture nominees for the best visual effects Oscar Sunday.
Great visual effects have always been more about the thoughtful technique than the big bang. They are specific details that convince the eye and suspend disbelief. And this year's Oscar-nominated…
The screenplays for “Ex Machina”and “The Martian” have won the Final Draft Screenwriters Choice Awards as the top scripts written last year. The winners were announced Thursday night in a ceremony at…
Among the fresh faces from Thursday morning's Oscars nominations are Tom Hardy ("The Revenant"), Rachel McAdams ("Spotlight") — and A24. The New York-based distributor, launched in 2012 by Daniel…
In a pre-Berlin Film Festival move, A24 has brought on investment banking veteran Sasha Lloyd to head up international operations for the four-year-old company. She will oversee all film and…
The Academy's annual visual effects bake-off was held Saturday night at the org's Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.
Award recipients deflect the love back on journalists and critics at the LAFCA's annual awards dinner.
"I'm not an auteur director," says Alex Garland, who last year made the transition from screenwriter-novelist to writer-director with "Ex Machina," a probing, slippery technological morality play…
The season ebbs and flows as we move into the holidays.
In a banner week for new releases, the five top-selling discs on the national homevideo sales charts for the week ending July 19 are all newcomers that hit stores the previous Tuesday, the designated…