On “Birdman,” director Alejandro Gonzales Innaritu and cinematographer Emmanuel "Chivo" Lubezki achieved something very unusual: A film that looks like one continuous shot. But of course, it's not…
Composer John Powell explains what he looks for when he scores a scene and why the powerful emotions of DreamWorks Animation’s summer hit made his job especially difficult — and exhausting…
Jess Gonchor talks about Bennett Miller’s true crime drama “Foxcatcher” at the Savannah Film Festival, presented by SCAD.
Rodrigo Pietro discusses the Tommy Lee Jones drama “The Homesman” at the Savannah Film Festival, presented by SCAD.
David Ayer’s “Fury” has some of the most harrowing tank battle sequences ever filmed. Paul N.J. Ottoson, the film’s sound designer, tells us about crafting the sounds of battle…
Michael Bay likes everything to look and sound cool. But as Variety’s Tim Gray learned from sound re-recording mixers Greg P. Russell and Scott Millan, cooler doesn’t always mean louder.
A DreamWorks Animation master class panel discussion and behind-the-scenes look at "How to Train Your Dragon 2" with producer Bonnie Arnold, supervising sound designer Randy Thom, "POV" production…
Ronit and Shlomi Elkabetz discuss the divorce drama “Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem” at the Variety Screening Series in Hollywood.
Maria Bello introduces Viola Davis at Variety’s Power of Women luncheon, saying she’s thankful that Davis lets this “angry white woman” be her friend. "Although my childhood was filled with many…
“American Idol” host Ryan Seacrest introduced Jennifer Lopez at Variety’s Power of Women luncheon. She said she started her foundation to provide access to healthcare for women and children without…