The roundable guests reveal their favorite films and what makes them stand out. Said Donna Langley, Universal Pictures: "Probably the most influential film for me, it's probably not necessarily my favorite film but it was the most influential film was The Red Shoes."
Michael Barker and Tom Bernard of Sony Pictures Classics stop by our THR lounge to talk about what they look for in a Sundance film. Tom Bernard also speaks about the success of their recent foreign films.Read more
As Sony Pictures Classics celebrates 20 years, the co-presidents spill all to THR about their close partnership, what it's like to work with Ang Lee and Pedro Almodovar and how it feels to give Woody Allen his biggest hit ever.Read more
Rare is the Hollywood couple that stays together 30 years. Tom Bernard and Michael Barker first paired at United Artists and Orion Classics before co-founding Sony Pictures Classics in 1992. The New York-based specialty arm has never been Sony’s most profitable division, but with scores of Oscar nominations (seven more this year for such films as "Animal Kingdom" and "Inside Job"), the duo’s indie outfit has long championed obscure artists and low-budget gems. Bernard, 59, and Barker, 57—each married with grown kids—were again active at Sundance, where they picked up the psychological thriller "Take Shelter" and the Irish comedy "The Guard." The key to a long, healthy partnership? They still eat lunch together every day.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