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  • The Sunday Conversation: Vilmos Zsigmond's technique comes into focus

     The Sunday Conversation: Vilmos Zsigmond's technique comes into focus
    At 83 on June 16, Vilmos Zsigmond — regarded as one of the 10 most influential cinematographers by the International Cinematographers Guild — still has a full plate. The Big Sur-based cinematographer for such classic '70s films as "Close...
  • Hiking Italy's Dolomites is challenging and beautiful

    Hiking Italy's Dolomites is challenging and beautiful
    CORTINA D' AMPEZZO, Italy — Hiking up a road should be simple, right? It's relatively wide, so you're not apt to step off and tumble down the mountain. It's relatively smooth, so you're not likely to stumble. So why am I stopping for a...
  • 3 Pics Nab Hungarian Coin

    Hungary's National Film Fund, which is headed by Hollywood producer Andy Vajna, has granted production funding totaling 970 million forint ($4.2 million) to three projects: "Swing," "Home Guards" and "Paw." Csaba Fazekas' "Swing," which is the story of a...
  • Cannes: Beta Inks Further Sales on 'Child's Pose,' 'Oh Boy'

    Beta Cinema has inked further sales on Berlinale winner "Child's Pose" and German box-office hit "Oh Boy." Both pics are almost sold out. Beta has closed deals on Calin Peter Netzer's "Child's Pose" with Spain (Golem), Japan (Magic Hour), Israel (Lev...
  • Cannes 2013: All But 'Silence' On the Sales Front

    CANNES--This year's Cannes saw a deluge of new titles brought onto the market. But, through Monday afternoon at least, there had not been a deluge of deals snapping them up. One day before the pre-sales market wound down, with major distributors...
  • Central Europe Jumps Onto Incentives Bandwagon

    In the 10 years since Hungary introduced its production incentives, it has emerged as the leading country in Central and Eastern Europe in the race to pursue Hollywood blockbusters and upscale TV series. Boosted by the 20% tax rebate, the local biz has...
  • Film and TV Production Heats Up in Budapest

    The Hungarian capital, Budapest, couldn't be hotter. "This year feels like one of the busiest the (Budapest production) community's had since the tax rebate came into existence. The capacity of the town is at its maximum," says Adam Goodman, who runs...
  • Janos Starker, world-famous cellist, dies at 88

    Janos Starker, world-famous cellist, dies at 88
    Janos Starker, a renowned concert cellist as well as a distinguished teacher and recording artist, has died. He was 88. Starker, who died Sunday in Bloomington, Ind., had been in terminal care for the last few weeks, according to reports from wire...
  • Balthazar Korab dies at 86; architect-photographer with wide-ranging eye

    Balthazar Korab dies at 86; architect-photographer with wide-ranging eye
    Balthazar Korab, an architect-turned-photographer with a wide-ranging eye whose moody, polished images captured the spirit of midcentury modern architecture and celebrated its masters, including Eero Saarinen and Mies van der Rohe, died Jan. 15 in Royal...
  • Allan B. Calhamer dies at 81; inventor of Diplomacy game

    The origins of the board game Diplomacy can be traced to an old geography book that Allan B. Calhamer discovered while rummaging around with a friend in the attic of his boyhood home in suburban Chicago. Calhamer was fascinated by the exotic countries...
  • Hundreds protest pardon of man who killed Armenian military officer

     
    Roughly 400 people protested Thursday outside the consulates of Hungary and Azerbaijan, decrying the release and pardon of an Azerbaijani soldier convicted of killing an Armenian military officer with an ax....