Kent Jones tells THR why he's opening with Tom Hanks' "Captain Phillips," the reasons he chose Ben Stiller's "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" and how Hollywood is friendly to the Gotham gathering.
Sony's true story about pirates wasn't without its own drama as nine weeks on an actual container ship amid fighting, hostility and seasickness took its toll; says Hanks of playing the real-life hero, "[There's] the anger that goes along with it and the desperation. … You've got to start at 60 miles an hour." Plus: Why did director Paul Greengrass keep his Somalian actors away from his star?Read more
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