ICM has ramped up its concerts division by bringing in two urban music specialists from CAA.
When George Miller conceived the story of an outcast penguin who tap-dances when he can't find his heart song, the "Happy Feet" director realized he'd need to do some fancy footwork himself to make…
Oliver Stone and mom Jacqueline attended a supper hosted by Michael Shamberg, Stacey Sher and Moritz Borman in Stone's honor Monday at Il Gattopardo on 54th St.
With "motion capture" technology, real actors help define the movement of their onscreen characters -- but traditional animators need not file for unemployment just yet. Jay Redd and Troy Saliba, vfx…
“The Longest Yard” writer Sheldon Turner is set to write “Super Freak,” a film about the life of colorful and controversial punk-funk singer Rick James.
Pete Upson grabs a camera to follow a surfing penguin as it makes a mad dash for the waves. The only trouble is, it's not a real camera -- the device doesn't even have a lens -- and there are no…
Composer-conductor Ennio Morricone will receive an honorary award at the 79th Academy Awards. Morricone, who has composed more than 300 film scores throughout his 45-year career, has earned five…
WHAT: Thursday's gala event at Crustacean in BevHills, celebrating the 10th anni of the Next Generation Council of the Motion Picture & Television Fund.
For decades, the feature animation biz has consisted of just one model: studio-run animation houses that employ a roughly consistent number of animators who move from project to project. That model…
The animation industy as we know it originated with shorts. But as the studios shifted their efforts to features, the short-subject scene became the province of indies such as Pixar, Aardman and Blue…
Penelope Cruz accepted a Bill of Rights award on behalf of Paul Haggis Monday at the ACLU of Southern California's annual kudos dinner at the BevWilshire.