I saw that I exist on the planet to make an impact. Even Tortillas One of my teachers said everybody loves something, even if its just tortillas, and he said everybodys heart is moved by something. Cole: How do you help a client make a decision? Rubinstein: Vera Farmiga directed, co-wrote and starred in Higher Ground, a movie about a womans search for religion or spirituality. She said she wanted to show this process with some love, not with the usual judgment, so she made a movie. Cole: What was your role? Rubinstein: I said you could direct this, and she said no thats a lot of work. Then she thought about it. She brought in the original writer of the book. I found producers and a financier. She was pregnant with her second child. It was a crazy experience, and we made it! Cole: Some people say Hollywood isnt as generous as it should be. Rubinstein: A lot of people that I encounter in the entertainment business are generous.
Fri Oct 11, 2013 11:45am EDT Hollywood Movie Awards Announces this year’s nominees PR Newswire HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct 11, 2013 Winner to receive award at the 17th Annual Hollywood Film Awards HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ –Carlos de Abreu, founder and executive producer of the 17th Annual Hollywood Film Awards, announced today the nominees for this year’s “Hollywood Movie Award.” The winner will be decided by the public voting at Entertainment Tonight ‘s website – ETonline.com. The winner will be announced at the Hollywood Film Awards Gala show on Monday evening, October 21st, 2013, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. This year’s nominees for the “Hollywood Movie Awards” are: “The Conjuring” by James Wan, “Despicable Me 2” by Pierre Coffin, “Elysium” by Neill Blomkamp, “Fast and Furious 6” by Justin Lin, “The Hangover 3” by Todd Phillips, “Iron Man 3” by Shane Black, “Man of Steel” by Zack Snyder, “Monsters University” by Dan Scanlon, “Pacific Rim” by Guillermo del Toro, “Star Trek: Into Darkness” by JJ Abrams, “The Wolverine” by James Mangold, and “World War Z” by Marc Foster. The 2013 Hollywood Film Awards has also announced that it will be honoring the prolific and legendary producer Jerry Weintraub with the “Hollywood Legend Award,” Academy award-nominated actor Harrison Ford with this year’s “Hollywood Career Achievement Award,” actor Matthew McConaughey with the “Hollywood Actor Award,” Academy Award-winning actress Sandra Bullock with the “Hollywood Actress Award,” Oscar-nominated actor Jake Gyllenhaal with the “Hollywood Supporting Actor Award,” Academy Award-winning actress Julia Roberts with the “Hollywood Supporting Actress Award,” the cast of “August: Osage County,” Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Ewan McGregor, Abigail Breslin, Chris Cooper, Benedict Cumberbatch, Juliette Lewis, Margo Martindale, Dermot Mulroney, Julianne Nicholson, Sam Shepard, and Misty Upham with the “Hollywood Ensemble Award,” actor Jared Leto with the “Hollywood Breakout Performance Award” for “Dallas Buyers Club,” actress Lupita Nyong’o with the “New Hollywood Award” for “12 Year A Slave,” actor Michael B. Jordan for “Fruitvale Station,” actor David Oyelowo for “Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” and actress Sophie Nelisse for “The Book Thief” with the “Hollywood Spotlight Awards,” director Steve McQueen with the “Hollywood Breakout Director Award,” producer Michael De Luca with the “Hollywood Producer Award,” and screenwriters Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke and Richard Linklater with the “Hollywood Screenwriter Award.” Other honorees include director Dan Scalon for “Monsters University” with the “Hollywood Animation Award,” and the movie “Pacific Rim” for visual effects. The Hollywood Film Awards Gala Ceremony will take place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills on October 21, 2013. The Hollywood Film Awards honors cherished stars, filmmakers, and up-and-coming talent, and traditionally kicks off the film awards season with the biggest stars and top industry executives in attendance. Last year’s awards show received more than 41 million media impressions, in addition to more than 300 million online and print readers’ impressions. ABOUT DICK CLARK PRODUCTIONS dick clark productions is the world’s largest producer and proprietor of televised events. dcp produces perennial hits such as the “American Music Awards,” “Golden Globe Awards,” “Academy of Country Music Awards,” “Hollywood Film Awards,” “Billboard Music Awards,” and “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest.” dcp also produces popular weekly television programming, including “So You Think You Can Dance,” and owns one of the world’s most unique and extensive entertainment archive libraries with more than 55 years of dcp’s award-winning shows, historic programs, specials, performances and legendary programming. For additional information, visit www.dickclark.com . ABOUT THE HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS The Hollywood Film Awards, founded in 1997, were created to celebrate Hollywood and launch the awards season. The recipients of the awards are selected by an Advisory Team for their body of work and/or a film(s) that is to be released during the calendar year. In the last 10 years, a total of 96 Oscar nominations and 34 Oscars were given to the honorees of the Hollywood Film Awards. For additional information, visit www.hollywoodawards.com .
Hollywood Working on Snowden Film
And now these revelations of spying on every citizen and perhaps every human being on the planet, the end of constitutional rights and American privacy, the actor said. Michael Moore uncharacteristically slammed the president over the NSA surveillance. The controversial filmmaker used his Twitter account to post a series of tweets on the subject, including the following post: HERO OF THE YEAR: #EdwardSnowden NSA tech assistant reveals he is the source of stories on U.S. Gov’t domestic spying. Reportedly, 20th Century Fox, Sony Pictures, and HBO were initially among the interested entertainment concerns that were chasing the Snowden project, but 20th Century Fox subsequently pulled back, perhaps because of unresolved life-story rights. Filmmakers typically acquire the rights to a persons life story, i.e., the rights to portray someone in film or television with safeguards from lawsuits based on defamation, privacy, and publicity rights. Greenwald can bargain to transfer the rights to his book and his personal life-story rights. However, Snowden has not offered up his own life-story rights. Despite this, filmmakers do sometimes go forward without obtaining life-story rights by using the legal concept of fair use. However, lawsuits may still ensue and interfere with production. As for Snowden himself, mere days ago the former government systems analyst surfaced in video footage posted on the WikiLeaks website. In the videos, Snowden characterized the domestic spying program as dragnet mass surveillance that puts entire populations under sort of an eye that sees everything even when it’s not needed and argued that the domestic spying impacts more than just privacy. They [the surveillance programs] hurt our economy.
Hollywood away from home: Where the stars stay in Vancouver
—– Generally, celebrities want to be right downtown or on the North Shore, said Chad Kalyn, rental manager at Unique Accommodations, a local company that specializes in finding houses and suites for the stars. The bigger the star, the more substantial the budget, which tops out in Metro Vancouver at $50,000 per month to rent a furnished home, said Kalyn. Budgets in the film industry typically start at $2,500 per month for back-end production people, while the actors snap up properties at the top of the scale. aThe most expensive rentals we have are $50,000,a he said. aThey are mainly on the North Shore, and a couple of downtown penthouses. Itas the A-list people who are taking those; all the stars of the (biggest) movies.a For Hollywoodas elite, Vancouveras west side usually doesnat offer enough privacy, he added. aWeare talking a $50,000 budget on the water, gated homes, things like that.a Unique Accommodations has housed Renee Zellweger, Hugh Jackman, Ben Affleck and Jen Garner, Halle Berry, Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson in recent years. Theyave also worked with the stars from Elysium, This Means War and X-Men, to name a few. When Matt Damon arrived with his family in the summer of 2011 to film Elysium, he kept a low profile, popping up now and again to purchase an ice cream cone or mosy around West Vancouver. But you can bet he was among the A-listers with a $50,000-per-month rental budget, shacking up in one of the North Shoreas finest architectural treasures. John Cusack paid about $25,000 per month for a 2,500-sq-ft False Creek condo while working here on two occasions, complete with 360-degree water and city views, pool table and 1,600-sq-foot deck with hot tub. Dwayne aThe Rocka Johnson kicked back in a three-bed penthouse on Beach Ave. while in Vancouver filming The Tooth Fairy. With a price tag of a mere $20,000 a month, it features views of the city, mountains and English Bay on its own private floor, with 11-foot ceilings and a media room.