Paul Apted, a sound editor and son of director Michael Apted, died Friday of colon cancer in Los Angeles. He was 47. Paul Apted was a native of Manchester, England. His recent credits include “The…
'Masters of Sex': Carrying a Cinematic Sensibility to the Small Screen Michael Apted first found fame in 1964 as the director of "Seven Up," a groundbreaking television documentary charting the lives…
Showing typical solidarity, the Directors Guild of America's national board has unanimously approved a three-year successor deal to its master contract — triggering a ratification vote by the 15,000…
TV director Paris Barclay has been elected president of the Directors Guild of America for a two-year term, succeeding Taylor Hackford. Barclay was selected by acclamation of the 147 delegates at the…
The Directors Guild of America has tapped secretary-treasurer Michael Apted and fifth VP Thomas Schlamme as co-chairs for its negotiating committee during the upcoming round of talks with feature and…
Michael Apted will receive the Directors Guild's 2013 Robert B. Aldrich Award for extraordinary service to the DGA and its membership.
Little has changed since "49 Up," though the global financial crisis has impacted several members of the gang, and one long-absent participant returns to the fold.
First Run Features has set a theatrical run for Michael Apted's "56 Up," the eighth of the "Up" series, starting with a Jan. 4 opening at New York's IFC Center.
The seventh chapter in helmer Michael Apted's long-running "Up" docu series, "49 Up" follows diverse Brits first selected at age 7 as they now approach a surprisingly becalmed middle age. Stateside…
Seasoned British helmer Michael Apted moves back into the docu realm with the accomplished "Inspirations," a fascinating scrutiny of the creative process via portraits of seven quite different…
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