Design

‘Dune,’ ‘West Side Story’ and ‘Tick, Tick … Boom!’ Among Set Decorators Society of America Nominations – Film News in Brief

The Set Decorators Society of America announced its nominations for the upcoming SDSA Awards Film-2021 with “Dune,” “West Side Story” and “The Power of the Dog” all landing…

Buendía Estudios Drives Into Latin America, Confirms More Details on Laura Esquivel’s ‘Swift as Desire’ (EXCLUSIVE)

The biggest product in Spain of the M&A boom which looks set to power much future entertainment growth in Europe, Buendía Estudios, a joint venture of Telefonica’s Movistar…

Crunchyroll Anime Awards 2022 Nominations Include ’86 Eighty-Six,’ ‘Jujutsu Kaisen,’ ‘Oddtaxi’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Crunchyroll has announced the nominations for its sixth annual Anime Awards, including anime series, characters, and creators across eight different streaming platforms — a new record for the…

Artist sues Lego over leather jacket on ‘Queer Eye’ toy of Antoni Porowski

Designer James Concannon alleges that Lego “intentionally” and “painstakingly” copied a jacket made exclusively for “Queer Eye” Fab Fiver Antoni Powoski.

Why SAG’s Best Actress Snub May Have Done Kristen Stewart a Favor (Column)

In awards season, the word “snub” gets overused in a major way. A snub, in life, is a deliberate dis. The essence of it is that it’s personal.…

‘Power of the Dog,’ ‘Dune’ Editors Weave Tension Into Their Cuts

“The Power of the Dog” editor Peter Sciberras was drawn to the psychological tension woven into Jane Campion’s script. That tension underlined the relationship between the Burbank brothers…

‘Hand of God’: Paolo Sorrentino Says He Looked Back to Move Forward

To shoot “The Hand of God,” Paolo Sorrentino returned to his roots and did a lot of things backwards. “After 20 years of filmmaking I was perhaps a…

‘Italian Studies’ Review: Vanessa Kirby Chases Her Own Identity in a Teasing Miniature Psychodrama

“Italian Studies” begins on that most minor, familiar but nonetheless disorienting of social embarrassments: You run into a person who knows you, but you cannot for the life…

How VFX Contenders Crafted Key Sequences in ‘Ghostbusters,’ ‘Shang-Chi’ and ‘Army of the Dead’

“Ghostbusters: Afterlife” The VFX team at MPC Film was responsible for animating the Mini-Pufts scene for “Ghostbusters: Afterlife.” “It was one of those moments when you remember why…

‘The Lost Daughter’: Costume Designer Edward Gibbon on Dressing Olivia Colman: ‘She’s Very Much Looking Like a Woman in Control’

Breezy dresses and swimsuits were the staple wardrobe for Maggie Gyllenhaal’s “The Lost Daughter,” now streaming on Netflix. With filming taking place in Greece, costume designer Edward K.…

Chip Monck, the Voice of Woodstock ’69, Remembers Festival Co-Founder Michael Lang

Chip Monck may be the second-best known behind-the-scenes person from the original 1969 Woodstock festival, thanks to his having been drafted as a master of ceremonies for the…

Tales from the Awards Circuit: Highlights of a Return to Live Events

In the past year, thanks to vaccines and an abundance of caution, in-person events began to resume throughout the season. It began with Emmy FYC panels, usually filled…