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Saturday, Sep. 11, 2021
In "The Rescue," Oscar-winning "Free Solo" filmmakers E. Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin trade climbing peaks for watery depths.
Their documentary, which premieres Sunday (9/12) at the Toronto International Film Festival, retraces the 2018 rescue of the youth soccer team from Thailand's...
Tuesday, May. 25, 2021
Stept Studios has added Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin--the filmmakers behind Free Solo, the Best Documentary Feature Oscar winner in 2019--to its commercial roster of talent for US representation. Prior to joining Stept, Vasarhelyi and Chin were handled in the ad arena by...
Tuesday, Sep. 24, 2019
National Geographic has entered into a first-look deal with the award-winning documentary team of Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin and their company, Little Monster Films. The deal covers all unscripted projects, including series and specials as well as feature documentaries. Additionally, the...
Sunday, Sep. 15, 2019
Free Solo, which won the Best Feature Documentary Oscar earlier this year, has now made its mark on the television front, topping the first night of the 71st Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony on Saturday (9/14) in Los Angeles with seven wins.
The wife and husband team of...
Tuesday, Jun. 25, 2019
Rock climber Alex Honnold meticulously chalked his hands before pulling himself up to the thin ledge inside the climate-controlled climbing gym. He dangled by his finger tips for a bit and then fell back to the bouncy mat.
Nice and safe. No heart-pounding fear of a 3,000-foot drop, either...
Friday, Jun. 7, 2019
Among the seminars held at AICP Base Camp during the just wrapped AICP Week in New York--also highlighted by the AICP Next Awards and AICP Show--was a session exploring “Life in the Intersection Between Advertising and Television.” Panelists from the agency, production company, post and indie...
Friday, Mar. 29, 2019
The 71st Emmy Awards are fast approaching with an entry deadline of May 6, nominations-round voting slated to get underway on June 10 and end on June 24, with nominations announced on July 16, final round voting to commence on August 15 and end on August 29, and then the Creative Arts Emmy...
Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019
While shooting Mother! in Montreal, Matthew Libatique, ASC got “word out of the blue” from the film’s director, Darren Aronofsky, that Bradley Cooper was coming by to meet him. Cooper wanted to discuss the possibility of Libatique lensing A Star Is Born (Warner Bros.).
Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018
For director Rudy Valdez, the impact that his directing The Sentence has had on him only became fully evident long after the project was wrapped and hit the festival circuit. In some respects he didn’t have the luxury of being impacted during the nearly 10 years he chronicled the...
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018
The Producers Guild of America (PGA) unveiled its 2019 Documentary Motion Pictures nominees that will advance in the final voting process for the 30th Annual Producers Guild Awards.
The films nominated for the Award for Outstanding Producer of Documentary Motion Pictures are listed below...