When Jonathan Sela says he's spent "most of my life on sets, starting when I was 14," he's not exaggerating. Born in Paris, he grew up in Israel "working as an electrician, then as a gaffer, and then…
Danish director of photography Marcel Zyskind recently turned 30. But as the cinematographer of choice for eclectic English director Michael Winterbottom, he already boasts a decade-long list of…
At one time, Gokhan Tiryaki was primed to enter Istanbul's financial industry with a degree in economics, but he got sidetracked when he invested in a film career.
By the biggest luck I could ever dream, Tom Ford got hold of my reel and fell in love with it," says the not-yet-30 Spaniard Eduard Grau, speaking of his assignment to lens the former fashion guru's…
With a great eye for landscapes that perfectly underscore the human drama being played out in the foreground, German cinematographer Sebastian Edschmid has quickly become a favorite of such German…
Amelia Earhart means little to Brits, and Julia Child nothing at all. Nelson Mandela is quite another matter.
Foreign-language films are where BAFTA breaks step with the Oscars. The voting system is markedly different, with only four of this year's 65 Oscar entries having qualified for the 2010 BAFTAs.
In Latin America, an old-school skill is drawing attention for its new look.
Plans to roll out a film-incentive program are on hold, key local execs involved in the media push have been ousted, and even Dubailand, the giant theme park complex, seems certain to be scaled back.
In the years since "An Inconvenient Truth," Al Gore has savvily mined showbiz tactics to sound the warning of climate change: He's led the effort for daylong, worldwide concerts, and informative but…
When songstress Rihanna came clean about abusive boyfriend Chris Brown, she was hailed for taking a stand against domestic violence, which the pop idol called a "big secret" that many women were…