Browse Articles by Jack Egan

Publicists Hand Out Honors at Star-Studded Awards Luncheon

February 2016
Publicists Hand Out Honors at Star-Studded Awards Luncheon

The 53rd annual Publicists Awards luncheon held Friday at the Beverly Hilton Hotel was a star-spangled event with presenters including Johnny Mathis, Sally Fields, Michael Keaton and Ed Asner. Lily Tomlin was there to receive the organization’s lifetime achievement award. »

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Emmanuel Lubezki Wins ASC Film Award for The Revenant

February 2016
Emmanuel Lubezki Wins ASC Film Award for <em>The Revenant</em>

Emmanuel “Chivo” Lubezki, director of photography on The Revenant, won the award for best feature film cinematography from the American Society of Cinematographers at the organization’s 30th anniversary awards dinner held Sunday night at the Hyatt Century Plaza Hotel. »

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For Your Consideration – The Oscar-Nominated Production Designers

February 2016
For Your Consideration – The Oscar-Nominated Production Designers

A Martian landscape. The desolate desert in a post-apocalyptic world. Cold War Berlin. The forbidding frontier wilderness of 1820s America. Atmospheric Copenhagen in the 1920s. These are the tactile and tangible worlds created by this year’s Oscar-nominated production designers: Arthur Max for The Martian, Colin Gibson for Mad Mad: Fury Road,... »

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For Your Consideration – The Oscar-Nominated Cinematographers

February 2016
For Your Consideration – The Oscar-Nominated Cinematographers

The accomplishments of motion picture cinematographers over the past year have been dazzling—adventurous and refined, daring and sophisticated. It seems to get more amazing every year. Directors of photography keep expanding the boundaries of their craft, creating unforgettable images, while painting with light, as they always have throughout the history of the movies. Though... »

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The Revenant, Mad Max: Fury Road and The Martian Win Art Directors Guild Awards

February 2016

Production designers for The Revenant, Mad Max: Fury Road and The Martian hauled in the three top motion picture honors at the Art Directors Guild's 20th annual Excellence in Production Design Awards, held Sunday at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Winners in the television categories were production designers for Game of Thrones, House of Cards,... »

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Contender – Cinematographer Masanobu Takayanagi, Black Mass and Spotlight

January 2016
Contender – Cinematographer Masanobu Takayanagi, <em>Black Mass</em> and <em>Spotlight</em>

Director of photography Masanobu Takayanagi shot two notable films released recently, Black Mass and Spotlight. Both happen to be set in Boston and are based on real events that shook the town to the core and got splashed all over the headlines. “They are two very different stories that take place in two different... »

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Contender – Cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki, The Revenant

January 2016
Contender – Cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki, <em>The Revenant</em>

The Revenant may be the ultimate survival movie to ever come out of Hollywood. The making of the film under arduous conditions in snowy locations in Calgary, Canada and Terra del Fuego in Chile also put the survival skills of star Leonardo DiCaprio and the entire production crew to the test, including Oscar-winning director... »

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Director Quentin Tarantino Goes Big On The Hateful Eight

January 2016
Director Quentin Tarantino Goes Big On <em>The Hateful Eight</em>

The Hateful Eight directed and scripted by Quentin Tarantino is another quintessential film from the auteur director who has developed a cult-like following but also scores at the box office with films that attract a broader audience. Some of his best-known movies are Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill, parts I and II, Inglourious... »

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Contender – Cinematographer John Seale, Mad Max: Fury Road

January 2016
Contender – Cinematographer John Seale, <em>Mad Max: Fury Road</em>

Oscar-winning cinematographer John Seale (The English Patient) parachuted in as director of photography on Mad Max: Fury Road replacing, Dean Semler. The Australian DP dropped out for personal reasons shortly before filming of the post-apocalyptic adventure was about to begin in Namibia. »

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Contender – Cinematographer Janusz Kaminski, Bridge Of Spies

January 2016
Contender – Cinematographer Janusz Kaminski, <em>Bridge Of Spies</em>

It’s hard to imagine a Steven Spielberg movie without director of photography Janusz Kaminski behind the camera. And Bridge of Spies, the latest film from the director, renews the collaboration that began with Schindler’s List in 1993. His work on that film garnered Kaminski his first Oscar, followed by a second for the... »

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