How It's Made: Cine Camera
Find out how motion pictures get their action in this clip from The Science Channel's "How It's Made."
Really Big Things: Le Reve Scuba Divers
Host Matt Rogers talks with scuba divers working on the underwater show, "Le Reve" in Las Vegas. They keep performers safe and make set changes possible. Learn more with this clip from Discovery Channel's "Really Big Things."
How Line Producers Work
Go behind the scenes to learn how line producers work in the new movie Gracie. Find out more about line producers in this video from HowStuffWorks.
Oscar Picks the Winners
Watch this video about the 2007 Oscar winners on HowStuffWorks. Leah Rozen, movie critic for PEOPLE Magazine since 1991, provides her unique insider perspective of what went on during the Oscars. Her expert critique of the winners and losers, as well as her knowledge of the rich history behind the Awards, will give your viewers an entertaining wrap-up of Hollywood's biggest night. See how the Oscars work in this video from Medialink.
Firefly: Joss Whedon Sings Theme Song
Joss Whedon, creator of Firefly, not only wrote the "Ballad of Serenity," he sang and played guitar on a preliminary version of it to convey his personal take on the theme song.
How Key Grips Work
Find out how key grips work behind the scenes of the movie 'Gracie.' Learn more about key grips and producers in this video from HowStuffWorks.
Tech: Motion Capture Mirrors Emotions in Avatar
Avatar's new performance capture technology may revolutionize the way directors, actors and animators collaborate to create whole new worlds on screen. Director James Cameron explains the process.
The Challenges of Digital Filmmaking
Watch this video about digital filmmaking on HowStuffWorks. Lynn Hershman-Leeson was a very early digital filmmaker and creator of virtual realities. She has made three films for the American theatrical market but has had difficulty with distribution. See how the process of digital filmmaking works in this video interview by Lucy Gray from PodTech.net.
John Carter: Martians are Back!
Martians are back and stealing the limelight in the new film John Carter. Martin Berman looks back to when Martians were a regular feature in media and talks to the filmmakers about how they look in this film.
Firefly: Main Characters
Firefly cast members talk about what their character contributed to the story and group dynamic.
Firefly: On the Set
The cast share memories of their time "on the ship" where they literally hung out on the Serenity set when they weren't filming.
Firefly: Something Bigger
Joss Whedon and the cast talk about how well the cast bonded with each other and how everyone working on the show knew at the time how special it was.
Firefly: Speaking Chinese
The cast and crew talk about why speaking Chinese was so important to the plot, difficulty speaking a language they didn't know and how producers used Chinese language so viewers could just infer what cast members were saying.
Firefly: Cheesy in a Good Way
Joss Whedon and the production crew talk about how using cheesey camera tactics like zooms gives viewers a sense of watching something that's actually happening.
Firefly: That Was Firefly
The crew talks about how Firefly is remembered. Joss Whedon states he still wants to find a way to tell the rest of the story he didn't have time to accomplish.
Firefly: Power of Music
The Firefly music composer, cast and crew talk about how amazing the show's music was and how much it added to the feel of a scene.
Firefly: The Fans Kept Us Going
The cast and crew talk about how fans got together to raise money and advertise to help keep the show from being cancelled.