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The incredible storyboards of Parasite compared to the film

The incredible storyboards of Parasite compared to the film

Parasite director Bong Joon-ho drew out beautiful storyboards before rolling film. He's combined his drawings and all of the movie's dialogue into Parasite: A Graphic Novel in Storyboards coming out
Filmmaker Gavin Hood Snags Malibu Spread

Filmmaker Gavin Hood Snags Malibu Spread

South African filmmaker Gavin Hood, who directed the superhero blockbuster “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” several years after his 2005 film “Tsotsi” took home the foreign language film Oscar, has plunked
Producer Anna Winger on Making a Diaspora Project With ‘Unorthodox’

Producer Anna Winger on Making a Diaspora Project With ‘Unorthodox’

For Berlin-based American writer-producer Anna Winger, creating the Netflix series “Unorthodox” offered a unique opportunity to tell a Jewish story in Germany. The show, which premiered March 26 on
Steven Spielberg Launches AFI’s New Movie Club With ‘The Wizard of Oz’

Steven Spielberg Launches AFI’s New Movie Club With ‘The Wizard of Oz’

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to escalate and Americans face more time in quarantine, “There’s no place like home” resonates in an entirely different way, with the power to save millions – not
The Best Directors Right Now

The Best Directors Right Now

From Greta Gerwig and the Safdie brothers to Martin Scorsese and Quentin Tarantino, here are the best directors in film right now.
Filmmaker David E. Talbert Upgrades in Woodland Hills

Filmmaker David E. Talbert Upgrades in Woodland Hills

Veteran playwright-turned-successful Tinseltown filmmaker David E. Talbert (“Almost Christmas,” “First Sunday,” the upcoming Netflix holiday special “Jingle Jangle”) and his longtime wife Lyn have
Remembering Stuart Gordon: Sometimes, You Should Meet Your Heroes

Remembering Stuart Gordon: Sometimes, You Should Meet Your Heroes

There’s an old adage that says you should never meet your heroes — but whoever came up with that didn’t know Stuart Gordon. The director known for such cult classics as “Re-Animator,” “From Beyond”
Kubrick/Kraftwerk t-shirt

Kubrick/Kraftwerk t-shirt

Years ago, Philip Anderson, founder of the great Cinefile Video store in Los Angeles, and designer Bob Bianchini created a genius line of t-shirts that combined the names of auteur directors with the
Actors, Creative Talent in Europe Brace for New Rules on Set Post-Coronavirus

Actors, Creative Talent in Europe Brace for New Rules on Set Post-Coronavirus

Ariyon Bakare had his carry-on luggage packed and ready to travel from his London home to Prague where the second season of Amazon Prime TV show “Carnival Row” is filming. Then, the actor, who plays
Pantaleon Films, Carte Blanche Intl. Partner With Katja Eichinger on ‘Santa Fu,’ ‘King of Snow’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Pantaleon Films, Carte Blanche Intl. Partner With Katja Eichinger on ‘Santa Fu,’ ‘King of Snow’ (EXCLUSIVE)

German production companies Pantaleon Films and Carte Blanche Intl. are separately developing two series projects from writer Katja Eichinger that delve into the Hamburg underworld and the city’s
Dogwoof Acquires Tribeca Dog Documentary ‘Stray’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Dogwoof Acquires Tribeca Dog Documentary ‘Stray’ (EXCLUSIVE)

London-based documentary distributor Dogwoof has acquired dog documentary “Stray,” which was slated to bow at April’s now-postponed Tribeca Film Festival. The doc specialist has picked up world rights
The Horror Community Pays Tribute to Re-Animator Director Stuart Gordon

The Horror Community Pays Tribute to Re-Animator Director Stuart Gordon

If you ever went into a video store and picked out the horror movie with the most messed-up cover ever, it might have been directed by Stuart Gordon. With a filmography that included Re-Animator, From
‘Our Government Let Us Down’: Inside the West End’s Struggle for Coronavirus Protection

‘Our Government Let Us Down’: Inside the West End’s Struggle for Coronavirus Protection

When Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Phantom of the Opera” opened in Greece this year, it marked the country’s most ambitious theater production to date, with an all-star cast plucked from London’s West End
‘The Rosie O’Donnell Show’ Returns: The 11 Most Memorable Moments from the Coronavirus Fundraiser

‘The Rosie O’Donnell Show’ Returns: The 11 Most Memorable Moments from the Coronavirus Fundraiser

“The Rosie O’Donnell Show” is back. O’Donnell’s talk show returned for one night only on Sunday to serve as a fundraiser for The Actors Fund, an organization that provides numerous services for people
U.K. Directors Call for Proportional Income Support for Freelancers to Battle Coronavirus

U.K. Directors Call for Proportional Income Support for Freelancers to Battle Coronavirus

U.K. association Directors UK has joined a chorus of industry voices calling for emergency measures for the freelance workforce as it battles through a pandemic that has ground the local film and TV
Kathryn Bigelow Tries Again Above Studio City

Kathryn Bigelow Tries Again Above Studio City

Filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow has put her longtime home in L.A.’s Beverly Hills Post Office area, overlooking a wide swathe of the San Fernando Valley in the mountains above L.A.’s Studio City, back up
British Film Institute Taskforce to Deal With ‘Unprecedented Challenge’ of Coronavirus

British Film Institute Taskforce to Deal With ‘Unprecedented Challenge’ of Coronavirus

The British Film Institute is convening its Screen Sector Taskforce to help deal with what it has called the “unprecedented challenge” presented to the film industry by coronavirus. In a letter to the
Netflix Agrees to Pay Royalties to Creators of German Series in Line With EU Directive

Netflix Agrees to Pay Royalties to Creators of German Series in Line With EU Directive

Netflix has agreed to pay creatives in Germany additional royalties based on the success of its local series productions. The performance-based royalties will be paid to talent working in front and
Netflix Halts Production on ‘The Witcher’ Amid Coronavirus Fears

Netflix Halts Production on ‘The Witcher’ Amid Coronavirus Fears

Netflix has paused production in the U.K. of its fantasy drama “The Witcher” for two weeks as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, Variety has confirmed. “The Witcher” is the first major scripted