A best boy does more than heavy lifting.
If you have ever watched a film's closing credits and wondered what a "best boy" does, asking a gaffer is a good place to start.
Poster for the 2019 Dinard Film Festival.
Dinard Film Festival
British cinema has close ties to European cinema, as festivals such as Dinard suggest. Brexit will put them under strain.
Director of Netflix film Roma, Alfonso Cuarón, celebrates Oscars for Best Director, Best Cinematography, and Best Foreign Language Film.
With 15 nominations and three Oscars, Netflix is besting the big film industry players at their own party.
Emily Blunt as Mary Poppins in Mary Poppins Returns.
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The famous British nanny is already a hit in China – an official release of the sequel would be perfect.
Oscar winning performances released straight to your home.
Many people are concerned that the recently-elected Brazilian president could wind back free speech and attack cultural diversity.
More than a quarter of art house movies are never made available in the UK.
What causes a media business to bar the door?
While they may talk about 'free speech,' businesses make decisions about their content based on a very different set of principles.
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Cannes is not so much a festival for new films and talent as a closed shop for the film industry's elite.
Dora the Explorer is coming to Queensland but is our local industry too dependent on international movies?
This week actors including Cate Blanchett signed an open letter calling on the government to protect our screen industry. More needs to be done to create a sustainable local industry beyond Dora-style, Hollywood productions.
War for the Planet of the Apes used no real primates.
Twentieth Century Fox
Using real apes and monkeys as actors in film and TV encourages people to see them as pets.
If they get the technology right, it's a win-win for big studios and audiences alike with this new improved entertainment experience.
Shape of Water – the US film leading the BAFTA nominations.
Twentieth Century Fox
The British Academy Awards are a trial-run for the Oscars – but also a win-win situation for both US and British film producers.
Harvey Weinstein (third from left) faces allegations, but it’s not just a problem in showbiz.
The nature of the entertainment industry has always made some more vulnerable.
Weinstein in Cannes.
Gathering testimonies is one thing, the next is to publish and risk the might of heavyweight lawyers.
The Department of Defence and the CIA have big seats in the editing suite.
Films funded and streamed by Netflix and Amazon are playing an important role in this year's festival.
Zoolander 2, anyone?
Using the same network analysis used to identify criminal organisations, new research examines how men work in the film industry.
Women are underrepresented in the film industry, but it's not their fault. New research analyses the system that ensures male dominance and identifies the 'gender offenders': men who work predominantly with men.
Can the fall of the Soviet Union give us insight into the possible ramifications of the Brexit vote?
In the wake of Brexit, the UK film industry is set to lose funding, access to a huge distribution network, and possibly the European talent pool. For an example of the havoc this could cause, look no further than the former Soviet Union.