The director of HBO documentary “Dangerous Acts Starring the Unstable Elements of Belarus,” about the making of theater under Europe’s last dictator, talks about creating the film over Skype from New York.
Kevin Spacey graces our cover this week, and he chats with Backstage about "Richard III" as well as "House of Cards" on Netflix.
The film indicts AMPAS for two crimes: singling out casting directors as the only title-card credited craftspeople denied their own Oscar category and refusing to bestow an honorary Oscar on Marion Dougherty, the pioneering casting director who helped launch countless careers.
“Casting By,” the widely acclaimed HBO documentary about the history and evolution of the casting director’s role in the filmmaking process, will receive a theatrical release.
Documentarian Ken Burns' use of still images in addition to moving pictures is so iconic that the film world has named a whole effect after him. The effect lends a visual flow to a piece that wouldn’t necessarily have it. Fortunately, it isn’t hard to achieve.
The new HBO documentary “Casting By” turns the camera on the people across the table.
Secret Agent Man just wants you to be excited about what you do, not concerned about where you land on the career spectrum.
Casting director Pat Goodwin of Telsey + Co shares about the casting process for the Broadway revival of "Annie," and discusses the upcoming PBS documentary "Annie: It's the Hard-Knock Life, From Script to Stage."
A new documentary about the legendary Stritch is currently conducting an online fundraising campaign for its final phase of production.
During this placidly paced, intellectually arresting documentary, candid conversations with leaders of the Shin Bet—Israel’s secret service—reveal unsettling life and dearth truths about making decisions during war.