Exposure

Ann Biderman – Ray Donovan

With a career replete with hard-hitting stories, from television, beginning with NYPD Blue to the creation of the cult cop drama Southland, to features like Copycat, Primal Fear, and Public Enemies, it’s easy t... Read More...

M. Night Shyamalan – After Earth

For his latest film, After Earth, M. Night Shyamalan tells the exciting tale of a son desperately trying to save his father, who is trapped in a wrecked spaceship on an apocalyptic Earth. Packed with action seq... Read More...

Joseph Kosinski – Oblivion

After the success of Alien, in 1979, director Ridley Scott became involved in an attempt to adapt the science-fiction classic Dune to the big screen. In attempting to convince acclaimed fantasist Harlan Ellison... Read More...

Sam Raimi – Oz: The Great and Powerful

Wunderkind Sam Raimi began making Super-8 movies in his teens. Barely in his twenties, he wrote and directed The Evil Dead (1981), an ultra-low-budget horror classic that pulled audiences headlong into the scar... Read More...

Gus Van Sant – Promised Land

Maverick filmmaker Gus Van Sant seems to switch seamlessly between edgy, youth-oriented indies like My Own Private Idaho, Drugstore Cowboy, and Elephant and studio films such as Goodwill Hunting and Finding For... Read More...

Ang Lee – Life of Pi

Taiwanese director Ang Lee has amassed a diverse array of Western film credits. Everything from the Jane Austen classic Sense and Sensibility to an unflinching look at American social mores in The Ice Storm. Le... Read More...

Rian Johnson – Looper

Writer/director Rian Johnson’s newest film, Looper, was one of the most talked-about fall releases before summer even began. Now that’s it out, critics say it looks, sounds, and feels like nothing Hollywood’s e... Read More...

Stephen Nakamura – Company 3

Viewers of The Hurt Locker probably had no idea of the contributions made in post to the final look of the six-time Oscar-winning film. Subtle touches in digital grading, like the saturation of the red wires in... Read More...

Masaya Maeda – Canon

Prior to the start of our interview at NAB 2012, I presented Masaya Maeda, Canon’s Managing Director and Chief Executive of Image Communication Products Operations, with a few small gifts (standard at a first b... Read More...

Garrett Brown, ASC – The Steadicam

There are a handful of moments in cinema history that changed how we experienced movies, and they typically arrived with trumpets blaring: Al Jolson at the piano in a New York nightclub, Judy Garland waking up ... Read More...

Peter Berg – Battleship

Director Peter Berg has worn many hats in the film business, working in various production capacities before beginning to land acting roles in the late 80s. After appearing in feature fare as diverse as A Midni... Read More...

Douglas Trumbull – The Tree of Life

Talk about a résumé builder: Douglas Trumbull’s first feature-film VFX credit was Stanley Kubrick’s groundbreaking visual symphony, 2001: A Space Odyssey. No one would have been surprised if subsequent efforts ... Read More...