Peter Jackson's spokesperson acknowledges that horses, goats, chickens and one sheep died at the farm near Wellington, New Zealand, where about 150 animals were housed for the trilogy -- but says some of the deaths were from natural causes. Read more
THR's awards analyst Scott Feinberg goes over the top contenders for this year's Oscar race. He also points out that several high-profile film have yet to screen, including 'Promised Land', 'Les Miserables', 'Zero Dark Thirty', 'Django Unchained', and 'The Hobbit'.
Behind the Screen explores the impact of technology on movies and TV shows, specifically content producers, cinematographers, editors, VFX shops and artists, sound mixers and editors, technical (including R&D) roles and the post-production community. This includes products from companies like Red, Canon, Dolby and Avid to new hires in key below-the-line positions on movies or at below the line post/VFX shops