Variety is soliciting pitches for its annual Hollywood's New Leaders/10 Assistants to Watch feature, which will run on October 22. Now in its third year, this section spotlights the next generation…
Variety's annual Power of Youth event is like the block party of your dreams, where everything is big and colorful and where adults enjoy themselves as much as the youngsters.
It's tough not to notice a Coca-Cola product when you're being entertained, and that's just the way Katie Bayne likes it. As president of North America Brands for Coca-Cola North America, Bayne…
For more than a century, advertisers have complained about the unscientific nature of their business by repeating the famous words attributed to 19th century department store mogul John Wanamaker…
It wasn't much of a stretch for visual effects supervisor Tim Alexander to move from an animated film (Paramount's Oscar-winning "Rango") to Disney's bigscreen adaptation of "The Lone Ranger."
With Disney/Marvel's Iron Man clanking to a cool billion worldwide and Paramount's Star Trek Into Darkness on a similar course, one thing has been notably absent: Complaints about 3D conversion.
Neill Blomkamp's eagerly awaited Elysium looks to be the sort of sci-fi story that falls right in the helmer's wheelhouse. A man takes a dangerous mission that might save millions in a dystopian…
In the digital, fix-it-in-post age, it's easy to assume that the fantastical images that appear on screens are all created with computer generated imagery.
This summer offers f/x-heavy pics as diverse as any year ever, some of them offering new take on familiar and established franchises.
Visual effects masters are called "magicians" for a reason: They really do seem like conjurers. The only limits on what they can put on the screen seem to be time, budget and imagination.
Several of this year's summer blockbusters have strong ties — either direct origins or strong inspirations — to some classic vfx titles that have become touchstones for this generation's vfx…