Disney’s live-action “Cinderella” brings the fairy tale to life in grand Hollywood style. The film’s costume designer, three-time Oscar winner Sandy Powell, tells us why fittings can be the most…
Turning Hollywood Boulevard and a tourist mall into the world’s hottest red carpet takes a minor miracle of logistics. Variety visited with the Oscars’ associate producer for arrivals and pre-show…
The sets for the Grammys have to be exciting for the live audience in cavernous Staples Center and look good in closeup on TV — for each of the 24 acts that plays during the show. Talent executive…
Which project does Michael Keaton and Eddie Redmayne wish they could work on this Oscar season? Find out which Oscar-nominated films this year’s contenders would like to work on.
What is the best advice these stars have ever received? Felicity Jones and Michael Keaton weigh in and Patricia Arquette gives advice on what to do when you hear ‘Action!’
Patricia Arquette, Hanz Zimmer, Felicity Jones and more Oscar nominees recall the first time their films screened before an audience.
J.K. Simmons, Marion Cotillard, Richard Linklater and more reminisce about filming their first scenes in their Oscar nominated films.
Film editing is one of the subtlest of cinema crafts; if you notice it, it’s probably not working. Oscar winning editors William Goldenberg, Joel Cox and Gary Roach explain good editing, bad editing…
Director Richard Linklater talks about the Oscar-nominated “Boyhood” at the Variety Screening Series 2014-2015 in New York.
Visual effects are often called a “tech” category, but after you look at the Oscar-nominated vfx films and hear from vfx supervisors Joe Letteri (“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”) and Paul Franklin…