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Spike Lee's Tips on Making Controversial Films & Dealing With Haters (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.24.2012 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Spike Lee pulls from his wealth of experience to drop precious knowledge about directing, making controversial films, dealing with the haters, and getting attention for your work.

My Maine Inspiration: Following in the Footsteps of American Artistic Tradition

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 10.17.2012 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

Although I grew up in New York and have lived there for many years, I have a summer studio in Maine. Every summer I pack up and go to paint following the tradition of so many of America's painters from Winslow Homer to Alex Katz.

Bryan Singer Reacts to YouTube Parodies of Bryan Singer Films (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 08.03.2012 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

I caught up with director, writer, and producer, Bryan Singer, who is well-established in the film world, having hatched such projects as The Usual Suspects, the X-Men films, and Superman Returns.

The Happily Married Creators of The Game, Girlfriends, and Sparkle Talk Film, Family and Whitney Houston

Chie Davis | Posted 08.31.2012 | Black Voices
Chie Davis

We're best friends, beyond being married we enjoy being together. He inspires me as an artist, plus he's sexy on top of it! I think that the challenge is balancing life together.

Six, Please: Remembering Nora Ephron

Litsa Dremousis | Posted 08.27.2012 | Entertainment
Litsa Dremousis

That afternoon, Julia Child mastered French cooking, Meryl Streep and Amy Adams mastered Julia Child, the ill could walk, the young could dream, all could laugh and Nora Ephron, in her inimitable way, had orchestrated the whole thing.

The Man Behind Marilyn (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 07.30.2012 | Arts
Crane.tv

Not many people can claim to have won an Oscar, seven Emmys, written five bestsellers, travelled the world, been to the brink of collapse and reinvented themselves and, most famously, spent years photographing the enigma that was Marilyn Monroe.

What's It Like to Direct a Big Budget Movie for the First Time?

Quora | Posted 06.04.2012 | Entertainment
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Nick Rheinwald-Jones, Screenwriter Interestingly, a lot of big-budget feature directors end up bein...

Norwegian Director Hallvar Witzo Sails to the Oscars With Tuba Atlantic

Xaque Gruber | Posted 04.25.2012 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

Sitting down over a cup of black coffee with 27-year-old Norwegian Director Hallvar Witzo, whose Tuba Atlantic is an Academy Award nominee for Best Live Action Short Film, he beams with homeland pride

LA's Getty Museum Gets New Director

AP | JOHN ROGERS | Posted 04.15.2012 | Arts

LOS ANGELES — An expert in ancient art who has overseen museums in England, the U.S. and his native Australia was named Tuesday to head the J. P...

Adam Deacon: Britain's Latest Leading Man (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 04.14.2012 | Arts
Crane.tv

It was all go in the entertainment industry last night as the BAFTAs took over our TV screens here and the Grammys had the viewing public fixated on t...

An English Mom in Hollywood

Julie Anne Robinson | Posted 03.19.2012 | Los Angeles
Julie Anne Robinson

We stayed at the Hollywood Renaissance Hotel just as they were getting ready for the Oscars. In order to get out of the hotel, we had to wheel Thomas down the red carpet. The situation was completely bizarre, and -- I now realize -- very L.A.

RZA Talks Directing Russell Crowe, Lucy Liu

Posted 03.05.2012 | TV

Several years ago, rapper and actor RZA was on "The Late Late Show" (Weeknights, 12:37 a.m. EST on CBS) talking about his aspirations to direct a film...

Rupert Murray's Recently Awarded Documentary: The End of the Line

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 02.01.2012 | Green
Constantin Bjerke

Rupert Murray's film tells the grim story of the catastrophic decline of global fish stock due to mass overfishing of our oceans and seas over the last 50 years.

Non-profit Directors Face Personal Liability

Brad Reid | Posted 12.31.2011 | Business
Brad Reid

A recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, In re Lemington Home for the Aged, is a reminder to nonprofit corporation direc...

WATCH: 'Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe'

Posted 12.10.2011 | Arts

Back in 1978, Herzog challenged a then-unknown Errol Morris to make his feature documentary, "Gates of Heaven," promising Morris that he would eat his...

Corporate Boards in a Time of Change, Uncertainty, and Rising Expectations

Lucy P. Marcus | Posted 11.14.2011 | Business
Lucy P. Marcus

I think the most exciting and important development is that there is greater public awareness of corporate governance and boards, which is vital. It's no longer a black box, or a mysterious room.

Fashion Film: The New Music Video?

Crane.tv | Posted 11.10.2011 | Arts
Crane.tv

With the first ASVOFF fashion film festival taking place in a couple of weeks at the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, this new film genre could not b...

Cults Video Director Finds Muse In Jonestown Massacre

Turnstyle | Posted 09.21.2011 | Los Angeles
Turnstyle

Originally published on Turnstylenews.com, a digital information service surfacing emerging stories in news, entertainment, art and culture; powered ...

10 Visionary Music Video Directors

The Huffington Post | Travis Korte | Posted 09.14.2011 | Arts

Its been a long journey for the music video. Nowadays, we look forward to a new Lady Gaga or Kanye West video almost as much as we look forward to the...

The Tree of Life: Your Summer Popcorn Flick It Ain't

Avital Andrews | Posted 08.09.2011 | Entertainment
Avital Andrews

The Tree of Life isn't exactly what its trailer suggests. Watch its marketing tool, and you get the idea that it's a poignant story about a young fam...

God Of Love: Luke Matheny's Oscar-Winning Live Action Short

Trisha Andres | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Trisha Andres

This year's winner of the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short, writer and director Luke Matheny explores themes of unrequited love and delusion i...

Inception Under Threat

Lucy P. Marcus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lucy P. Marcus

companies are making tough decisions about where money is spent, and they are having a hard time justifying investing in their future when their present looks so shaky.

Ethics For Artists

Karen Atkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Karen Atkinson

With every artist rushing to the top, and with only so many slots to fill, ethics often get overlooked. Here are some things I see often, and want artists to consider when deciding how to proceed.

Future Proofing the Boardroom: Today's Agendas

Lucy P. Marcus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lucy P. Marcus

The board room agenda is going through a reformation. What are some of the essential things that boards and board members need to think about? Five areas need an update.

Chipping Away at the Celluloid Ceiling

Candy Spelling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Candy Spelling

It would be easy to paint a very grim picture of gender equality in Tinseltown. Statistics don't lie, but the numbers alone do not tell the whole story. We now have women being recognized in almost every category of the Oscars.