Tweens, teens and their parents may find it hard to believe, but there is more to Kenny Ortega than the "High School Musical" franchise and Miley Cyrus' recent Hannah Montana concert triumph. In…
Kenny Ortega's strength as a helmer doesn't lie in shooting panoramic vistas or creating thrilling action sequences replete with special effects. Instead, he focuses on old-fashioned directorial…
Judy Savage has been representing child actors for 30 years, heading up the Savage Agency, the longest-running youth-focused talent agency to withstand being gobbled up by one of the major firms.
Showbiz is full of successful double acts -- Abbott & Costello, Laurel & Hardy, Martin & Lewis -- but behind the scenes, few partnerships have been as long-lived or effective as the 30-year…
You know all those cute, well-adjusted kids you see on TV? Don't forget, they're acting. When the cameras aren't rolling, those seemingly perfect youngsters may actually be more susceptible to…
Judy Savage prides herself in cultivating a well-adjusted brood. Variety catches up with half a dozen of her alums.
Hollywood is littered with talented young actors stuck in the shadows of successful older siblings, but Elle Fanning's shaping up to be a formidable young thesp in her own right.
Both mom and dad were dead-set against letting Willa Holland pursue acting, but it's hard to argue when two legendary directors insist otherwise.
Born and raised in Hollywood (Florida, that is), Victoria Justice realized her calling at age 8, when she saw a kid the same age in a potato-chip commercial. She simply couldn't resist the siren song…
There's only one Miley Cyrus, but that doesn't stop Disney from trying to make more. And after starring in this summer's top-rated "Camp Rock," 16-year-old Demi Lovato is well-poised to take off.