Photo by Deborah Coleman/Pixar. On August 14th, Brenda Chapman wrote an op-ed piece for The New York Times, “Stand Up for Yourself, and Mentor Others,” which starts off by asking, “How can we get more women in positions of power in Hollywood?” The piece was the result of Chapman being fired during the production of [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Directors'
August 22nd, 2012 · 2 Comments · Directors, Feature films, Women Filmmakers
December 20th, 2007 · No Comments · Directors, Producers
Jack Zander, the veteran New York producer who began his career during Hollywood’s Golden Age of Animation, died on Monday at age 99. Among his accomplishments as an animator was animating Jerry in Puss Gets the Boot (1940), the first Tom and Jerry cartoon. However, after the war he established and ran two of New [...]
December 7th, 2007 · No Comments · Directors, Feature films, Television and movies
Sidney Lumet has not been a director whose films I usually rush out to see, though this is something that I need to correct. For it is films like his Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead that serve to remind me of how good movies can be. And here, as with Dog Day Afternoon, Lumet [...]