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From 'Happy Days' To 'Louie,' 8 Of The Best Garry Marshall Scenes

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.20.2016 | Entertainment

Garry Marshall is not often mentioned in the same breath as Hollywood’s most revered auteurs, but his legacy is just as impactful. His key contribut...

'Zootopia' Directors on What They'd Like to See in a Sequel

Quora | Posted 06.10.2016 | Entertainment

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

Executives: Are You Hurting Your Business?

Scott MacFarland | Posted 06.07.2016 | Business
Scott MacFarland

Just because executives can do a job does not mean they should. I have seen this for years and have even found myself involved in tasks that my employees should be doing. I discovered that I was actually involved in a task that clearly was not my role.

Becoming Mike Nichols, an HBO Master Class in Theater, Film and TV

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 02.11.2016 | Entertainment
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

On February 22nd, HBO will air Becoming Mike Nichols, a conversation between actor/director/producer Mike Nichols and his friend and colleague Jack O' Brien, which was Recorded only four months before Nichols' death in 2014.

Robert Rodriguez's Directing Career Has Been All About Diversity

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 02.08.2016 | Latino Voices

Gina Rodriguez has kept her promise to highlight Latino talent in Hollywood through her weekly "Movement Mondays" posts on Instagram. The "Jane The Vi...

David Fincher: The Best Director of Our Time?

Ashton Chan | Posted 02.01.2016 | Entertainment
Ashton Chan

David Fincher will tell you with a straight face that he began thinking seriously about directing movies when he was eight years old. When he got olde...

Michael Bay’s Net Worth Is Pretty Insane

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.05.2016 | Entertainment

Michael Bay has blown up robots and shot up police squads on the big screen for 21 years, to the tune of almost $6 billion at the global box office. T...

Veterans in Hollywood -- Time for a Gut-Check

Richard Arthur | Posted 11.12.2015 | Entertainment
Richard Arthur

Veteran's Day is a good time to ask how it can be that while so many TV shows and movies find inspiration in the sacrifice of our servicemen and women -- and yet find so little opportunity to hire Veterans to tell these stories?

How to Actually Make a Successful Short Film (Without Film Festivals or "Going Viral")

Dean Silvers | Posted 10.21.2016 | Entertainment
Dean Silvers

Years from now, are you going to think about that internet video that got a million views your friend sent you, or that film that changed your life?

The Ultimate Guide to Hollywood Meeting Terminology

ScreenCraft | Posted 09.30.2016 | Entertainment

Development and acquisition talk can be another language to some. Below we will cover some of the most common terms that screenwriters may come across.

At the Bentonville Film Festival, Women Are Playing in the Major Leagues

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.08.2016 | Impact
Vivian Norris

A League of Their Own's Geena Davis, is doing something extremely important this week in, of all places, Bentonville, Arkansas. The Geena Davis Institute on Gender and Media has is supporting her effort to call attention to the unacceptable reality in which women, both behind and in front of the camera, find themselves in Hollywood.

Director Michael Mann on His Research Process for Films Like Blackhat and Insider

Quora | Posted 03.28.2015 | Entertainment

I don't look at other pictures about a subject. If I want to do a movie about a thief, I don't watch a film about a thief, I meet and hang out with thieves. The same goes for researching investigative journalists in a film like Insider.

A New Play, Looking for Parcifal, Tackles Death -- With Humor

Bernard Starr | Posted 03.23.2015 | Arts
Bernard Starr

If you heard that a play was about illness, death, and dying you would not be inclined to think comedy. But joining the two themes is possible.

We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live: The Joan Didion Documentary's Pioneering Approach to Collaborative Filmmaking

Elizabeth Nicholas | Posted 01.17.2015 | Arts
Elizabeth Nicholas

Here is a compendium of characters Didion herself might appreciate, and one which her own family is now joining.

Wim Wenders: Painter, Filmmaker, Photographer

Louisiana Channel | Posted 01.13.2015 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

Common for Wenders' approach to both film and photography, is the starting point in painting and in particular the concept of frames. He considers the frame to be the defining factor -- if it is not in the frame, then it is out: "The frame is the main act."

Wim Wenders: Advice to the Young

Louisiana Channel | Posted 01.12.2015 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

"Do what nobody else can do except for you." Such is the unflagging advice from German filmmaker Wim Wenders, who in this video gives us his take on h...

Ruling Galaxies But Not Countries: New Research on Women in Film

David Kleeman | Posted 11.25.2014 | Entertainment
David Kleeman

Worldwide, across about 5,800 speaking or named characters, roughly 69 percent were male and 31 percent female. Fewer than a quarter of the films had a female lead

The Top 5 Insights for Directors from James DeMonaco, Writer/Director of The Purge: Anarchy

Quora | Posted 09.19.2014 | Entertainment

These questions originally appeared on Quora. Answer by James DeMonaco, Writer/Director, The Purge: Anarchy Q: What are your top five recommendat...

Adventures in Brudderland: Conor Byrne's Foureyes and the New Nostalgia

Jaime Lubin | Posted 08.31.2014 | Entertainment
Jaime Lubin

Hanging out with Conor Byrne is like visiting Movie Nerd Disneyland, and you'd better have your adventure cap on.

The Godfather Speaks: Francis Ford Coppola

Patricia Rust | Posted 08.24.2014 | Entertainment
Patricia Rust

Everyone has someone that they would kill to meet and listen to, and the producers at the sixth Produced By Conference at Warner Bros. got to have their wishes more than fulfilled with writer, director, producer Francis Ford Coppola.

Director Joel Hopkins Breaks Down What It's Like to Both Write and Direct a Film

Quora | Posted 08.11.2014 | Entertainment

"The challenges of both writing and directing a script are that sometimes I might underwrite things a little bit."

Perfection Is So Overrated

Donald D'Haene | Posted 07.20.2014 | Arts
Donald D'Haene

Perfection is so overrated and boring. Call me twisted but during my quarter century in theatre, I loved it when things went wrong.

Making Sondheim Sing: Interview with Michael Mahler, Music Director of Chicago Shakespeare's Road Show

Robert Bullen | Posted 04.26.2014 | Chicago
Robert Bullen

The show returns, in yet another revised format, to Chicago, and I had the chance to speak with the production's Music Director, Michael Mahler, about the show's evolution and musical language.

Redford's LIFE Is His Oscar -- the Academy Can Keep Theirs

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 03.24.2014 | Entertainment
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

Look at the man. The man, not the movie star. What we know of him anyway--he's done a great job of staying out of the tabloids and such, so we only know him by his work. And good work it has been, from his love of the "craft" of movie making to his tireless campaign to save the whole damned planet.

What Is So Great About Martin Scorsese?

Quora | Posted 03.15.2014 | Entertainment

Martin Scorsese is an American icon. If there ever were a quintessential American director that captured Americana so well throughout his whole career, it would be Martin Scorsese.