"War films are wonderful challenges," says Thomas Walsh, president of the Art Directors Guild. "But they're right at the top of the food chain in terms of assignments that are difficult to do well."
After an arduous search, production designer Therese DePrez and director Park Chan-wook ("Oldboy") had finally settled on a mansion in Nashville to serve as the central location for the Fox…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will explore the art and craft of production design in a four-evening seminar series, "Evolution or Revolution? Production Design in the 21st Century."
"The King's Speech," "Inception" and "Black Swan" all received top honors for production design at the Art Directors Guild Awards at the Beverly Hilton Saturday evening.
Tongues wagged last August when Paramount said it had made the business decision to postpone the release of "Shutter Island" from October to February.
James Cameron's megabudget sci-fi spectacle "Avatar" is one of the most anticipated films of the year.
As if falling ratings weren't enough for the Oscars to grapple with, digital filmmaking is giving the Academy a silicon-fueled headache. Each year the Acad finds more movies confounding traditional…