Around this time of year, supervising sound editor Mark A. Mangini finds himself fielding phone calls from fellow Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences members who aren't part of the sound…
Mad Max: Fury Road
Whatever happens on Oscar night, "The Danish Girl" costume designer Paco Delgado and production designer Eve Stewart will always have Captain Morgan's Rum. It's hard to imagine a wider gap between…
The best editors are masters of pacing. They can sweep the audience up into an action film with dramatic, bold cuts or gently usher us through more subtle moments with an invisible hand. Regardless…
When the trio of films nominated for hair and makeup Academy Awards this year was announced, one title stood out. "Mad Max: Fury Road" and "The Revenant" were not surprises – but "The 100-Year-Old…
Eight recipients of Variety‘s Artisan Awards explained the creative challenges and rewards of their work at a special event during the Santa Barbara Film Festival on Wednesday at the Lobero Theater…
From analog fans to digital practitioners, the Oscar nominated d.p.'s choose approaches that match themes.
From the Pope and the Vatican to D.C. movers and shakers, this year's Oscar players make their best pitch for relevance.
Box office hits add new wrinkle to a category recently dominated by arthouse fare.
The year's top industry award contenders — "Mad Max" and "The Revenant" — turned out strong Academy showings as well.
Is it a telling sign for George Miller's opus in the Oscar derby?
Quirky drama "The Dressmaker" topped the nominations for the Film Critics Circle of Australia awards.