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  • New books offer snapshots of fame, fashion, felines and fantasy

    New books offer snapshots of fame, fashion, felines and fantasy
    "Hollywood Cats" (ACC Distribution, $45) When the Hollywood studios took over the wilds of Los Angeles in the 1930s, the backlots, soundstages and production offices became a playground for stray kittens and cats. More than tolerated, they were...
  • Denzel Washington, by the numbers

    Denzel Washington, by the numbers
    Denzel Washington has still got it. His new action thriller, “The Equalizer,” topped the box office this weekend with an estimated $35 million in the U.S. and Canada. Here’s a quick look at Washington, by the numbers: 59: Age of the...
  • David Macmillan To Recieve Cinema Audio Society Career Achievement Award

    The Cinema Audio Society will honor production mixer David Macmillan with its highest accolade, the CAS Career Achievement Award. Macmillan has more than 80 feature films to his credit. He has "Best Sound" Oscars for "Apollo 11," "Speed" and "The Right...
  • Academy Celebrates the Costumes That Make the Movies

    Deborah Nadoolman Landis is known for her encyclopedic knowledge on the subject of costume design. But the curator of the Academy's upcoming Hollywood Costume Exhibition didn't just trust her own opinion when she began researching the list of items to...
  • Top Cinematographers Offer Online Course on Filmmaking

    Three major cinematographers - Janusz Kaminski ("Lincoln"), Phedon Papamichael ("Nebraska") and Wally Pfister ("The Dark Knight Rises") - have teamed to present Advanced Filmmaking, a series of online instructional videos for aspiring filmmakers. In...
  • Oscars 2015: 'Godzilla,' 'Interstellar' among 10 VFX contenders

    Summer blockbusters made a strong showing on the shortlist of visual effects Oscar contenders announced by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Friday, claiming six of the 10 spots. They are "Guardians of the Galaxy," "Transformers: Age of...
  • Jayalalitha Jailing Sets Indian Filmworkers on Fast

    Film workers in Tamilnadu state in southern India are fasting in support of the state's top pol, Jayalalitha, a former actress, who has been jailed on corruption charges in neighboring Karnataka state. Above- and below-the-line industryites...
  • Oscars Race: Australia Selects 'Charlie's Country' for Foreign-Language Contention

    Australia has selected director Rolf de Heer's Aborigine-themed "Charlie's Country" as its contender for foreign-language Academy Award contention. "Charlie's Country" was developed, written, produced and directed by de Heer, and co-developed by lead...
  • BUSAN: Festival launches Talent Incubator With China's Youku

    BUSAN - Chinese online video site Youku is to pact with the Busan festival to launch a new talent discovery program. Youku and BIFF will Saturday (Oct. 4) sign a memorandum of understanding to launch the initiative which will run from 2015 to 2017....
  • BUSAN: Sewol Victim Families Urge Halt of Ferry Disaster Screening at Festival

    BUSAN - On the eve of the Busan International Film Festival (Oct. 2-11), families of some of the victims of April's Sewol ferry disaster delivered a letter to the mayor of Busan, demanding that the festival remove a documentary about the disaster from its...
  • Top Iranian Film Directors Launch Internet Campaign Pleading For Nuclear Deal

    With the deadline looming for Tehran to reach a nuclear agreement with world powers, six top Iranian film directors have launched an Internet campaign with the tagline "there is no deal that is worse than no deal," marking the strongest public statement...