For Julie Delpy, Two Days in Paris, her debut film as a director, was a true labour of love. She first thought of the idea 5 years ago. Julie has worked on several projects as a writer but getting her first film as a director off the ground with little money to play with, was never going to be easy.
David, In terms of coming to direct the movie, why this film, and why now in particular in your career?
Adobe takes video editing to the next level with a new suite of professional tools for both Mac and PC users.
And it has performed beyond their wildest dreams, winning several awards and earning an Oscar nomination for leading man Ryan Gosling.
He plays Dan Dunne, a maverick history teacher in an inner city school who is secretly battling a self destructive addiction. His crumpled idealism and low self esteem are momentarily challenged by a curious friendship that develops with a 13 year old student, Drey (Shareeka Epps).
This unlikely connection forms the basis of a touching and thoughtful story.
It was sixth time lucky for veteran director Martin Scorsese, who finally won a director's Oscar for undercover cop thriller The Departed. Scorsese, who has previously been nominated for an Oscar for directing for The Aviator (2005), Gangs of New York (2003), Goodfellas (1990), The Last Temptation of Christ (1988), and Raging Bull (1980), got a rousing ovation as he stepped up to receive the award from old friends Francis Ford Coppola, Steven Spielberg and George Lucas. ''Could you double-check the envelope?'' he quipped.
"Conscience. What a thing. If you believe you got a conscience it'll pester you to death. But if you don't believe you got one, what could it do t'ya? Makes me sick, all this talking and fussing about nonsense."
-- Dobbs (Humphrey Bogart) - The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
Sometimes when folks are trying to run you out of town on a rail the best thing you can do is start leading the parade.
The guy from Cupertino (hint that's Steve) made a bold move in that direction with his Manifesto posted on the Apple web site.
Adobe's consumer video editing package Premiere Elements 3.0 builds on the strengths of its previous version with an even less cluttered interface to make the workspace less intimidating for the casual editor and relatively sophisticated tools tucked away for those who want to spend more time manipulating their video.
First of all, Eddy, can you explain what a supervising sound editor does?
The supervising sound editor is in charge of all audio postproduction on the film. When the editor has partially completed the edit, he will discuss with the supervising sound editor the sounds for the film. This covers all aspects of audio: the dialogue, the sound effects, the backgrounds, the foley, etc.
The 50th London Film Festival drew to a close on Thursday following a frenetic two and a half weeks when over 180 feature films had been shown.
Festival Artistic Director, Sandra Hebron, said: "We've been delighted by the enthusiastic response of filmmakers and audiences alike to our special birthday Festival. The diversity of the films on offer, the range and calibre of guests who've attended, and the success of our industry and educational events puts the Festival in a very strong position and we now look forward to our next 50 years."
Hollywoodland is like an unmasking of the American Dream in microcosm: it takes as its subject the true story of actor George Reeves who hit the heights playing Superman in the 1950s, but who was found dead in his apartment in the Hollywood hills. The verdict? Suicide.