From facing hurricanes to coordinating motorcycle chases, the production of THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES was quite an adventure. Writer/Director Derek Cianfrance explains.
From Ray Liotta to Eva Mendes, writer/director Derek Cianfrance highlights his talented cast – and how they went beyond the call to get their characters just right.
From Native American folklore to Jack London novels, Writer/Director Derek Cianfrance talks about the many things that inspired the story and ideas in his multi-generational epic THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES.
Writer/Director Derek Cianfrance narrates how the different characters and stories that make up THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES came together in the creation of his epic film.
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The director, stars, and writers of FOR A GOOD TIME, CALL... remember how they all connected, creating the energy needed to gather the team and talent necessary to craft a comedy that also connects to audiences.
Ari Graynor, Lauren Anne Miller, and Katie Anne Naylon explain how the characters of Katie and Lauren spoke to them, pushing them to make FOR A GOOD TIME, CALL… -- even when no one was returning their calls.
The director, stars, and writers of the phone-sex comedy FOR A GOOD TIME, CALL… trace back the film’s roots as Ari Graynor, Lauren Anne Miller, Katie Anne Naylon and Jamie Travis hook up for a four-way interview on where the film came from.
Spanish director Nacho Vigalondo’s Hitchcock-influenced sci-fi screwball romantic comedy EXTRATERRESTRIAL defies definition. And that’s what makes it so much fun.
To create the old-fashion fun of PARANORMAN, the filmmakers refined cutting-edge technology, created record number of detailed pieces, and in the end took stop-motion animation to a whole new level.
As the biggest stop-motion animation production of all time, PARANORMAN took nearly two years and 52 different stages to move from drawings to sets to shooting to screen.
In the end, the thousands upon thousands of meticulous stop-motion shots were tied together in the editing room and wrapped with a gorgeous score by Jon Brion.
In the world of stop-motion animation, LAIKA Studios, which also created CORALINE, has emerged as a remarkable playground for imagination and talent.
Bringing PARANORMAN’s characters to life depends on giving them a voice, and for the filmmakers that meant casting real humans to speak for them, including Kodi Smit-McPhee, the voice of Norman.