Filmmakers are people who direct or produce movies. From Stanley Kubrick and Steven Spielberg to Ava DuVernay, Filmmakers keep us watching.
On the heels of ‘The Shape of Water,’ which won Best Picture and Best Director Oscars, Guillermo del Toro has signed an overall deal with Fox Searchlight Pictures. The deal ensures funding and distribution for all of the live-action feature films he writes, produces or directs.
Wes Anderson’s ‘Isle of Dogs’ lit up the box office in its opening weekend, debuting to an estimated $1.57 million -- the director’s biggest debut ever. The new indie animation film features the voices of Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton, Frances McDormand and others.
New York prosecutors have charged Harvey Weinstein with more sex crimes, including criminal sexual act against a third woman and two counts of predatory sexual assault, “the most serious sexual offenses that exist under New York’s Penal Law,” said District Attorney Cyrus Vance.
Martin Scorsese’s next film, 'The Irishman,' which stars A-list actors like Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Anna Paquin, may cost Netflix over $140 million -- $40 million over budget. The skyrocketing costs are reportedly in part due to special effects to make the actors look younger.
Steven Soderbergh is back with the horror movie ‘Unsane.’ The grainy, dark film, shot entirely with an iPhone, stars Claire Foy (‘The Crown’) who’s dealing with a digital stalker. “I look at this as potentially one of the most liberating experiences that I’ve ever had as a filmmaker,” he said.
Dylan Farrow plans to discuss her repeated claims that adoptive father Woody Allen molested her when she was 7 on US TV -- claims the director has always denied. Meanwhile, Alec Baldwin has called the public "renunciation" of Woody Allen and his work "sad" and "unfair."
Following sexual abuse allegations against actor Kevin Spacey, director Ridley Scott has cut him entirely from his new film, 'All the Money in the World,' just weeks before the Dec. 22 release. Spacey’s scenes will be re-filmed with actor Christopher Plummer.
Since James Cameron’s smash movie ‘Titanic’ hit theaters in 1997, the director has made 33 dives to the shipwreck site. He says that while the film’s sets were spot-on, the ship’s sinking was faulty: Either the stern fell or there was a giant splash, not both.
Filmmaker Ava DuVernay directed the Oscar-nominated film ‘Selma’ (2014), which chronicles Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s leadership in the struggle for voting rights. She is the first African-American female director to receive a Golden Globe nomination and have a film nominated for a Best Picture Oscar. She received another Oscar nomination for her documentary '13th' (2016).