When Amy Pascal's sister Jenny began working as a training director for Teen Line, the Sony exec was intrigued.
The United Kingdom has provided a bounty of talent for Variety's 10 to Watch series over the years, as the magazine scours the world to spotlight the most promising up-and-comers in all aspects of…
Few people on a movie set have more knowledge of what it takes to direct a film than the cinematographer. These five lensers made the leap.
New York University's Tisch School of the Arts is famed for its MBA/MFA program, which has churned out several Oscar winners. Ang Lee, Spike Lee and Martin Scorsese are all alums.
Over the past three decades, as the founding dean of Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at Chapman U., Bob Bassett has continually pushed to innovate ways of giving students practical, hands-on…
Local films were as plentiful as Hollywood fare at the upper reaches of the China box office last year. Village Roadshow has a stake in the movie that tops the list, "Journey to the West: Conquering…
This month New Zealand shingle Libertine Pictures kicks open its doors with ambitious plans for the country's film and TV sector. Kiwi producers Richard Fletcher (pictured) and Paul Davis have teamed…
New Zealand may be one of the top territories successfully luring big-budget productions, but the rest of its film and TV sector is firing on all cylinders as well. For the first time, the industry's…
In an ironic way, toymaker Hasbro is helping Randall Emmett and George Furla grow up.
1998 — Emmett/Furla founded 1999 October — Release first film, Nickolas Perry's "Speedway Junky" 2001 April — 10-pic distribution and financing deal with Avi Lerner's Nu Image/Millennium Films 2002…
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