Bradley Cooper on His Secret Pact With Lady Gaga for ‘A Star is Born’

When first-time director Bradley Cooper was shooting his forthcoming remake of “A Star in Born,” his co-star, Lady Gaga (aka Stefani Germanotta), made a deal with him. “She said right from the beginning that there would be a bargain,” Cooper recalled at a public talk at the Tribeca Film Festival …read more

Tribeca Film Review: ‘The Seagull’

Why is it that in cinema, remakes are so often reviled, whereas on stage, each new production of a classic play brings a fresh wave of anticipation, as we wonder how the director and cast might choose to interpret the characters this time around, and thrill to the idea of …read more

Watch: Learn How to Duplicate Objects with This Simple Cloning Trick in Premiere Pro

You can create this impressive cloning effect right inside of Adobe Premiere Pro.

Visual effects are a great way to add some flair and a little production value to your project. The problem is, visual effects are often difficult and time-consuming to create. But even …read more

Avicii Mourned at Coachella by Musicians, Fans, Industry

The unexpected death of EDM superstar Avicii on the first day of the second weekend of the 2018 Coachella festival brought a somber tone to the desert fest, especially near the Sahara Tent — the EDM stage where (in a different location on the field) the DJ closed out the …read more

Police Say ‘No Criminal Suspicion’ in Avicii’s Death (Report)

According to multiple media reports, sources within the Oman police department have said they have “no criminal suspicion” in the Friday death of Swedish DJ and producer Avicii. Avicii, whose real name was Tim Bergling, died Friday at a resort in Muscat, Oman of undisclosed causes at the age of …read more

Verizon Sells Yahoo’s Flickr Photo-Sharing Site to SmugMug

Verizon is shedding another asset from its Oath division: The telco has sold photo-sharing service Flickr — which had been part of Yahoo — to SmugMug. Terms of the deal, announced late Friday, weren’t disclosed. SmugMug said Flickr will continue to operate separately, telling users that SmugMug and Flickr accounts …read more

Todd Rundgren and Utopia Talk Reunion Tour, Old Rifts as Hell Freezes Over

Any major fan of Todd Rundgren’s Utopia has pretty much been living in a constant state of dystopia for the last 25 years. It’s been more than three decades since the band went on seemingly eternal hiatus and a quarter-century since they did their seemingly one and only reunion tour …read more

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Renewed for Season 15 at ABC

“Grey’s Anatomy” has been renewed for a fifteenth season at ABC, making it the longest-running primetime drama in the history of the network. “‘Grey’s Anatomy’ has a special place in my heart and millions of viewers feel the same way,” said Channing Dungey, president of ABC Entertainment. “Thanks to fiercely …read more

Understanding Dan Harmon's Story Circle Through the Lens of 'The Dark Knight'

Even an ostensibly complex story like “The Dark Knight” follows the simple curve of the Story Circle.

Story structure can be a difficult beast to tame, namely because it’s hard to know which structure is “best.” In one ear, screenwriting gurus are telling you to follow one of a million storytelling …read more

Geffen Records’ Neil Jacobson on the Power of Avicii and Plans for Unreleased Music (EXCLUSIVE)

News of Avicii’s death on April 20 has hit the music industry hard — not just because he was one of the most successful dance music producers of the last decade, but also because Tim Bergling, the man behind the EDM moniker, was beloved as a human being. Among those …read more