Articles – Features

  • Tom DiCillo, DI Guy

    Michael Pitt stars in Tom DiCillo’s Delirious (2007). 1. I never planned to do a digital intermediate (a digitization of a project in order to...

  • Holiday Movie Preview 2006

    Blood Diamond Directed by: Edward Zwick Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Connelly, Djimon Hounsou Edward Zwick executive produced the television show “thirtysomething.” He also directed the...

  • Alejandro González Iñárritu

    Emerging from the vital wave of recent Mexican cinema, former radio DJ and TV producer Alejandro González Iñárritu has proven himself to be a moviemaker...

  • Hollywood Goes Green

    For those who doubt the awesome power of celebrity, we give you the Toyota Prius hybrid. When the Prius debuted in the U.S. in 2000,...

  • New Frontiers in Digital Moviemaking

    At first glance, it would seem hard to find two films more different than Kevin Smith’s Clerks 2 and Richard Kelly’s Southland Tales. But if...

  • Michel Gondry: Requiem for a Dreamer

    Michel Gondry knows a thing or two about the human mind. Judging from the surreal music videos he’s concocted for the likes of Björk, The...

  • Did Brokeback Mountain Really Break Cultural Barriers?

    Even before it opened, Brokeback Mountain picked up a label it may never shake: The gay cowboy movie. To some, this spelled box-office disaster. While...

  • Do-it-Yourself Distribution

    It’s a scenario that’s all too familiar to hundreds of moviemakers: You’ve spent years pouring blood, sweat and tears (not to mention your rich uncle’s...

  • Monsters, Madness and Mayhem

    We were about halfway through shooting SLiTHER. The current location was a quaint, two-story house in Langley, British Columbia, about an hour outside of Vancouver....

  • Artists Across Borders

    Art knows no borders. If only the same were true for artists’ rights. As a recent Italian court case reminds us, American moviemakers are better...