26
Jan
2015
The Lego Movie featured in The Los Angeles Business Journal

The Los Angeles Business Journal recently wrote a feature about Lego called…


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24
Jan
2015
PGA Awards: 'Birdman' Wins Top Film Prize, 'Breaking Bad' Takes Drama Trophy & 'Orange Is The New Black' Nabs Comedy

Birdman took the Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures at the 26th annual PGA Awards tonight in Los Angeles. The win places the Alejandro G. Iñárritu-helmed pic squarely in the frontrunner category for the Best Picture Oscar. Since 1989, those theatrical films taking the Darryl F. Zanuck award for best producer have a…


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16
Jan
2015
‘Lego Movie’ Wins Critics’ Choice Award For Best Animated Film Following Oscar Nomination Snub

Take that Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences! Just hours after “The Lego Movie” was snubbed from the list of 2015 Oscar nominees, the Warner Bros. film walked away with the win for Best Animated Feature at the 20th annual show Thursday night. The film’s director and screenwriters, Chris Miller and Phil Lord, accepted the award onstage during the 2015 show alongside producer Dan Lin. “What a roller coaster of emotions today has been,” Miller said…


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05
Jan
2015
PGA Awards 2015: Nominees include "Boyhood," "Gone Girl", "Lego"

The Producers Guild of America announced the nominees for its PGA Awards on Monday, and “Boyhood,” “Birdman” and “The Imitation Game” are among the contenders.

Other nominees for the PGA honor include Clint Eastwood’s “American Sniper,” the Stephen Hawking biopic “The Theory of Everything,” David Fincher’s thriller “Gone Girl,” the wresting drama “Foxcatcher,” Wes Anderson’s “The Grand Budapest Hotel” and the indie dramas “Nightcrawler” and “Whiplash.” Notable names missing from that list include…


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18
Dec
2014
The Lego Movie Brings Holiday Cheer to our Young Storytellers!

Alumni from Selma Elementary School were given an incredible opportunity to meet the brilliant minds behind THE LEGO MOVIE! Producer Dan Lin welcomed our students and introduced special guest Chris McKay, the film’s Director. He gave a presentation about the film’s visual evolution over the three year creative process. After his presentation, surprise guest…


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11
Dec
2014
Golden Globes Nominations: 'Birdman', 'Imitation Game' & 'Boyhood' Lead Film, More Surprises On TV Side

The Golden Globes spread the wealth among this year’s films and TV series when nominations were announced this morning. The group that picked last year’s Best Picture Oscar winner 12 Years A Slave has tapped IFC Films’ Boyhood, Sony Classics’ Foxcatcher, the Weinsteins’ The Imitation Game, Paramount’s Selma and Focus Features’ The Theory Of Everything in its top drama race, with most everything going to…


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25
Nov
2014
Animation Roundtable: 7 Top Filmmakers on 'Frozen' Lessons and Why Sequels Are "Killing" the Industry

Don’t relegate these filmmakers to the kids’ table, where the movie industry often forces animators to sit. Not only have their projects scored big at the box office — ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ took in $619 million worldwide, while ‘The Lego Movie’ collected $468 million — but they also are among the year’s most inventive films. After all, they create every single frame from scratch


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24
Nov
2014
The LEGO Movie wins big at BAFTA

The LEGO Movie has won BAFTA’s award for best Children’s Feature Film in 2014. Congratulations to Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, Dan Lin, and Roy Lee…


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17
Nov
2014
NBC Plots 'Frequency' Reboot With 'Supernatural' Boss

NBC has handed out a script-plus-penalty commitment to a reboot of 2000 sci-fi thriller Frequency, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
Based on the New Line Cinema feature written by Toby Emmerich, Supernatural showrunner Jeremy Carver will pen the new version for Warner Bros. Television, where he is under an overall deal.
NBC’s Frequency is described as a character-driven drama in which an NYPD detective connects with his son, 30 years in the future. The two must work together to change the history of tragic events to come while also getting the chance to…


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07
Nov
2014
'Forever' Earns Full Season at ABC

The one-hour procedural has landed a full-season order, with the network picking up an additional nine episodes to bring its rookie haul to 22, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. See more Broadcast TV’s New Shows for 2014-15 Season Forever centers on a New York City medical examiner Henry (Ioan Gruffudd) with a secret — he studies the dead for a reason — he is immortal. With the help of Detective Martinez (Alana De La Garza), the layers will be peeled back on Henry’s colorful and long life through…


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28
Oct
2014
From board game-to-movie; USC's horror film archive; Hollywood's most valuable stars

From board games to movies, Dan Lin joins THE FRAME with host John Horn to talk about making The Lego Movie.


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