Tham Luang

Director Ron Howard is no stranger to working with his VFX supervisors. “Inferno,” “Solo: A Star Wars Story” and “In the Heart of the Sea,” all required close collaboration with the VFX team. But his latest film, “Thirteen Lives,” presented him with one of the biggest challenges — shooting in…

Though his movies have made billions at the box office and he’s been awarded pretty much every major accolade, from the Oscars to the Emmys to a Grammy, Ron Howard has achieved an honor even more rare: He’s maintained his reputation as one of the nicest guys in the business.…

Ron Howard will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award in Directing at the 25th annual SCAD Savannah Film Festival on Sunday, Oct. 23. Recently, Howard directed and produced the biographical survival feature, “Thirteen Lives,” starring Viggo Mortensen, Colin Farrell and Joel Edgerton. Based on the Tham Luang cave rescue…