Actors and actresses may not be so keen on seeing every wrinkle and pore magnified in hi-def, but it's precisely that amount of detail that has helped turn events such as Discovery Channel's "Planet…
Ten years after the Good Friday Agreement brought peace to Northern Ireland, the film and TV industry in the province has never been more vibrant.
Despite his past struggles, and thanks in part to backers, Mohsen Makhmalbaf ("Kandahar," "Gabbeh") continues to make films. The Iranian director is about to begin post-production in India on the…
Scribes fought long and hard for their future during the WGA strike. Little did they know how tough negotiations would get once the strike ended.
This season, with each successful launch of a summer tentpole, whether it be "Iron Man" or "Kung Fu Panda," comes a sigh of relief among the studios. But it's a mixed blessing for Hollywood's top…
The Paint Hall in Belfast's old shipyard is Northern Ireland's greatest asset to attract foreign productions. Many far-flung regions of the world can offer striking landscapes and historic buildings…
Short profiles of Northern Irelanders Terry George, David Holmes and Liam Neeson.
When Warner Bros. announced plans in 2006 to team with producer Joel Silver and the Wachowskis on a long-hoped-for bigscreen version of cult-fave toon "Speed Racer," execs were no doubt thinking big…
Northern Ireland, sometimes known as Ulster, is made up of the six northeastern counties that remained part of the U.K. when the rest of Ireland broke away in 1922.
"Frustratingly slow" is how Paramount Pictures Intl. president Andrew Cripps sums up the progress toward digital exhibition and 3-D in Europe.
While the entertainment industry has gladly put the recent homevideo format war behind it, another sort has broken out behind the scenes, one with smaller combatants but very large, long-term stakes.