Mexican director Bernando Arellano’s Beginning Of Time won best film in the Tiantan Awards of this year’s revamped Beijing International Film Festival, while Jean-Jacques Annaud’s Wolf Totem won best director and best visual effects.
Ann Hui’s The Golden Era continued its awards sweep at the Hong Kong Film Awards on Sunday night, winning five prizes including best film and best director.
Weta Digital has grown from one computer to a global VFX powerhouse employing 1,000 people. John Hazelton talks to key executives Richard Taylor and Joe Letteri
The Theory Of Everything is far more than a Stephen Hawking biopic - it’s a ‘triple helix’ of scientific breakthrough, debilitating disease and a one-of-a-kind love story. Wendy Mitchell talks to the team behind the film
Whiplash represented a tough story on and off screen. Michael Rosser talks to the creative team about bringing Damien Chazelle’s personal experiences to life.
Inherent Vice director Paul Thomas Anderson talks to Andreas Wiseman about ego, fear and the real Joaquin Phoenix.
Writer-director Richard Linklater was surprised by how emotional he found shooting Boyhood, his ballad of family life. Jeremy Kay reports.
Benedict Cumberbatch reveals how he broke down with emotion during his last day playing Alan Turing in The Imitation Game. Elbert Wyche reports
Double Negative’s Paul Franklin talks to Ian Sandwell about keeping the VFX for Interstellar grounded in reality while exploring the wonders of the universe
Stephen Daldry tells Andreas Wiseman how he hopes his comedy thriller Trash will help change established perceptions of Rio’s favelas