05
Jan
2015

PGA AWARDS 2015: NOMINEES INCLUDE “BOYHOOD,” “GONE GIRL”, “LEGO”

The Producers Guild of America announced the nominees for its PGA Awards on Monday, and “Boyhood,” “Birdman” and “The Imitation Game” are among the contenders. Other nominees for the PGA honor include Clint Eastwood’s “American Sniper,” the Stephen Hawking biopic “The Theory of Everything,” David Fincher’s thriller “Gone Girl,” the wresting drama “Foxcatcher,” Wes Anderson’s [...]


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18
Dec
2014

THE LEGO MOVIE BRINGS HOLIDAY CHEER TO OUR YOUNG STORYTELLERS!

Alumni from Selma Elementary School were given an incredible opportunity to meet the brilliant minds behind THE LEGO MOVIE! Producer Dan Lin welcomed our students and introduced special guest Chris McKay, the film’s Director. He gave a presentation about the film’s visual evolution over the three year creative process. After his presentation, surprise guest Will [...]


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11
Dec
2014

GOLDEN GLOBES NOMINATIONS: ‘BIRDMAN’, ‘IMITATION GAME’ & ‘BOYHOOD’ LEAD FILM, MORE SURPRISES ON TV SIDE

The Golden Globes spread the wealth among this year’s films and TV series when nominations were announced this morning. The group that picked last year’s Best Picture Oscar winner 12 Years A Slave has tapped IFC Films’ Boyhood, Sony Classics’ Foxcatcher, the Weinsteins’ The Imitation Game, Paramount’s Selma and Focus Features’ The Theory Of Everything [...]


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25
Nov
2014

ANIMATION ROUNDTABLE: 7 TOP FILMMAKERS ON ‘FROZEN’ LESSONS AND WHY SEQUELS ARE “KILLING” THE INDUSTRY

They hail from as far away as Mexico and Ireland, and they’ve imagined creatures with a wide range of physics-defying powers — dragons that soar through the skies, troll-like creatures who dwell underground and a squishy robot who can squeeze through tight spaces, to name a few — but the minds behind this year’s animation [...]


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24
Nov
2014

THE LEGO MOVIE WINS BIG AT BAFTA

The LEGO Movie has won the British Academy of Film and Television Arts’s award for best Children’s Feature Film in 2014. Congratulations to Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, Dan Lin, and Roy Lee.


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13
Nov
2014

NBC PLOTS ‘FREQUENCY’ REBOOT WITH ‘SUPERNATURAL’ BOSS

NBC has handed out a script-plus-penalty commitment to a reboot of 2000 sci-fi thriller Frequency, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Based on the New Line Cinema feature written by Toby Emmerich, Supernatural showrunner Jeremy Carver will pen the new version for Warner Bros. Television, where he is under an overall deal. NBC’s Frequency is described [...]


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07
Nov
2014

‘FOREVER’ EARNS FULL SEASON AT ABC

The one-hour procedural has landed a full-season order, with the network picking up an additional nine episodes to bring its rookie haul to 22, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. See more Broadcast TV’s New Shows for 2014-15 Season Forever centers on a New York City medical examiner Henry (Ioan Gruffudd) with a secret — he [...]


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27
Oct
2014

FROM BOARD GAME-TO-MOVIE; USC’S HORROR FILM ARCHIVE; HOLLYWOOD’S MOST VALUABLE STARS

From board games to movies, Dan Lin joins THE FRAME with host John Horn to talk about making The Lego Movie.


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15
Oct
2014

WARNER BROS. ANNOUNCES 10 DC MOVIES, 3 LEGO MOVIES AND 3 ‘HARRY POTTER’ SPINOFFS

Congratulations, Marvel: you now have a fully-fledged superhero competitor. Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsuijihara announced the studio’s plans for its DC Entertainment properties this morning, naming ten DC movies between 2016 and 2020, in addition to three Harry Potter spin-offs and three Lego movies. In August, Warners announced dates for nine untitled DC releases for [...]


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27
Aug
2014

ACME ‘LOONEY TUNES’ MOVIE FINDS NEW MOMENTUM WITH ‘X-MEN: FIRST CLASS’ WRITERS

X-Men: First Class scribes Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz are going a little looney, and directors Glenn Ficarra and John Requa may soon join them. The power writing duo has been hired to write the untitled Acme movie project being developed by Warner Bros. At the same time, Ficarra and Requa, who directed Crazy Stupid [...]


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