Directors: Brazilian Andrucha Waddington

Andrucha Waddington’s Career: Waddington, 35, is one of the gifted helmers in the new generation of Brazilian cinema. Partner in the production company Conspirao Filmes since 1996, his first feature films as director were Gmeas (1999), which won Best Picture (popular jury) at the Braslia Festival, and Eu Tu Eles (2000), official selection (Un Certain […]

Hollywood 2018: Oscar Winners Matt Damon and Ben Affleck to Adopt Inclusion Rider

Producing partners and Oscar winners Matt Damon and Ben Affleck (Good Will Hunting) have announced that they will adopt the inclusion rider agreement in all their future production deals through their Pearl Street company.

Wood, Natalie: 1981 Mysterious Death–Investigation Reopened

We’re closer to understanding what happened, the night Natalie Wood drowned–LAPD Homicide Detective John Corina

Directors: Marshall, Penny (Big, A League of Their Own)

Penny Marshall, largely known as a TV actress, became a director at the encouragement of her older, more famous brother, Gary Marshall. She began by helming episodes of Laverne and Shirley and other TV assignments. She moved on to theatrical films, making her directing debut in 1986 with Jumpin’ Jack Flash, starring Whoopi Goldberg, the […]

Directors: Aldrich, Robert (The Dirty Dozen, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?)

Born on August 9, 1918  Cranston, Rhode Island.; he died 1983 He went to Hollywood in 1941 and worked his way up from production clerk at RKO.  He was a script clerk then assistant to several directors (including Dmytryk, Milestone, Renoir, Wellman, Polonsky, Fleischer, Losey, and Chaplin), then production manager, and next associate producer.  At […]