The world learned today of the tragic death of Paul Walker, just 40 years old, in a car accident just north of Los Angeles. The star of the FAST AND FURIOUS movies, a native of Glendale, California, was widely known by the industry, press and fans, as a genuinely relaxed and affable guy. He started […]
“They say there is no light without dark, no good without evil.” From its origins in the theater, audiences have always cheered the hero and booed the villain. We have archetypes for these characters. We expect that good will always triumph over evil. Light will overcome the dark. It’s the root of the human experience. […]
Posted on 18. Nov, 2013 by Harrison Cheung.
What’s the difference between an actor and a star? it depends on who you ask. In Hollywood, a star is a celebrity. A star is the name above the movie’s title. A star is the main reason why you want to go see that movie. An actor is merely the person in the movie or […]
We want to tell you about another emotionally charged, gorgeously shot, short film we just saw here at the office. HATCH is a heartbreaking tale of desperation, in which a poor immigrant couple (Milo and Biljana) gives in to the idea of leaving their new-born baby in a “don’t-ask-don’t-tell” type of a clinic in Austria, […]
The Internet is currently abuzz over the first pictures of newcomer, Leonardo Lima Carvalho, as a young Pelé, in the Zimbalist Brothers’ 2014 biopic of the Brazilian legend and global soccer superstar. Filming on the streets of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – meant to stand in for Pele’s hometown of Sao Paulo – Carvalho plays […]
Congratulations – you’ve landed a commercial. Maybe a bit part on a TV series or movie. Will the producers start calling your agent? Will you be getting invitations to red carpet events? Will the paparazzi start following you around whenever you lunch at Ivy’s? Nope. A big part of an actor’s career is self promotion […]
The definition of a “dry dock” is a place where a ship can be constructed or repaired. That title may not make immediate sense in this beautifully shot and tightly edited short film that follows an odd reunion of two best friends, Steve (Stephen Twardokus) and Vince (Vincent Maggio). They meet at a marina – […]
Posted on 08. Nov, 2013 by Harrison Cheung.
With almost a century of history of fame and fortune, Hollywood is still the place where some dreams come true. And a career in Hollywood can still be launched by accident or design. From Lana Turner who was discovered at a malt shop to Harrison Ford was a carpenter to the stars when he was […]
Posted on 07. Nov, 2013 by Brad Liberti.
It should come as no surprise that like the rest of us, disabled people long to see accurate and authentic portrayals of themselves depicted onscreen. What’s shocking however, is just how frequently, and with little to no public outcry this wish is denied them. That’s because going as far back as the silent movie era, […]