Behind the Screen
VFX House Cinesite Hires Former Illumination Exec as CCO
VFX House Cinesite Hires Former Illumination Exec as CCO
Current Cinesite work includes 'Fantastic Beasts' and 'Assassin's Creed.'
NASA to Get IBC Broadcast Community Honor
NASA to Get IBC Broadcast Community Honor
The U.S. Space Agency will receive the IBC Judges' Prize.
China’s Alpha Group Launches L.A.-Based Feature Animation Unit
China’s Alpha Group Launches L.A.-Based Feature Animation Unit
Animation vet Bob Bacon has been named CEO.
Joshua Pines, Michelle Munson Among 16 New SMPTE Fellows
Joshua Pines, Michelle Munson Among 16 New SMPTE Fellows
They will be recognized at the engineering society’s upcoming annual conference in Hollywood.
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.'
Bryan Singer, Robert Stromberg to Keynote New Virtual Reality Society Conference
Bryan Singer, Robert Stromberg to Keynote New Virtual Reality Society Conference
The debut event will be held Oct. 13-14 at Paramount Pictures.
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.
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."
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: How Reality Show Editors Whittle Thousands of Hours of Footage Into One-Hour Episode Bites
Emmys: How Reality Show Editors Whittle Thousands of Hours of Footage Into One-Hour Episode Bites
In the cutting rooms of three popular reality competition shows — 'The Voice,' 'The Amazing Race' and 'Survivor' — editors wield significant power, often shaping narratives with the finalists already in mind.