Behind the Screen
FAA’s New Drone Rules Go Into Effect; CNN Has Waiver to Fly Over Your Head
FAA’s New Drone Rules Go Into Effect; CNN Has Waiver to Fly Over Your Head
“The ability to fly over people is a huge step forward, and a necessary one as we cover the news where it happens,” said CNN's David Vigilante.
HPA to Honor Visual Effects House The Mill for Blackbird Car Rig
HPA to Honor Visual Effects House The Mill for Blackbird Car Rig
The Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation will be presented at the 11th annual HPA Awards.
New Lego Short 'The Master' to Debut Before 'Storks'
New Lego Short 'The Master' to Debut Before 'Storks'
The short is based on the Lego Ninjago series and will feature some of the same voice talent that has committed to the upcoming Lego Ninjago feature.
Ang Lee to Get IBC International Honor for Excellence
Ang Lee to Get IBC International Honor for Excellence
"New technology will upgrade filmmaking in terms of storytelling," says the visionary director of 'Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk.'
Emmys: 'Games of Thrones' VFX Guru Reveals 'Battle of the Bastards' Secrets
Emmys: 'Games of Thrones' VFX Guru Reveals 'Battle of the Bastards' Secrets
From a 100-foot flying dragon to multiplying horses and extras, Joe Bauer breaks down how the epic fight scenes came together as effects pros from 'Hannibal' and 'Sherlock' also spill on their nominated work.
Emmys: How Diane Warren's 'Hunting Ground' Song is Empowering Sexual Assault Survivors
Emmys: How Diane Warren's 'Hunting Ground' Song is Empowering Sexual Assault Survivors
Whether it's a series' theme, its soundtrack or an original song that captures a character's mission, music for television often is deceiving in its simplicity. Five nominees reveal the process behind those haunting (and often hilarious) melodies including how 'Mr. Robot's' music helps get inside Rami Malek's head.
3 TV Set Designers on How They'd Design the Oval Office for Hillary vs. Trump
3 TV Set Designers on How They'd Design the Oval Office for Hillary vs. Trump
"Gold leaf all over the place — I think it would be completely tasteless," says one of the Emmy nominees of his vision for the GOP presidential candidate.
Emmys: 'Veep,' 'House of Cards' Set Designers Reveal Secrets Behind Their Shows' Oval Offices
Emmys: 'Veep,' 'House of Cards' Set Designers Reveal Secrets Behind Their Shows' Oval Offices
'Saturday Night Live' also tackled politics by re-creating the crowded Republican debates, which proved challenging: "There were so many candidates that we had a hard time squeezing them onto the set."
Emmys: How 'People v. O.J. Simpson' Re-Created That Notorious Freeway Chase
Emmys: How 'People v. O.J. Simpson' Re-Created That Notorious Freeway Chase
That's just one of the shows nominated in the limited series/TV movie category, where cinematographers went for dogged realism in capturing everything from 1970s streetlights ('Fargo') to Victorian London ('Sherlock: The Abominable Bride').
How 'Kubo and the Two Strings' Combines Origami, Digital Effects and a 16-Foot Puppet
How 'Kubo and the Two Strings' Combines Origami, Digital Effects and a 16-Foot Puppet
Director Travis Knight calls Laika Entertainment's ambitious new animated movie a "miniature David Lean film."
Chinese Company's $2 Billion Deal Adds Intrigue to Vizio Smart TV Privacy Lawsuit
Chinese Company's $2 Billion Deal Adds Intrigue to Vizio Smart TV Privacy Lawsuit
Plaintiffs say that Vizio TVs are too nosy already, but the issue could go cloak and dagger as LeEco purchases the U.S. company.
BAFTA Forms Virtual Reality Advisory Group
BAFTA Forms Virtual Reality Advisory Group
Participants will explore the potential of VR in film, TV and gaming.