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Film company making more movies in Aiken

...Discover Zac Ryan, a drama about an oncologist who meets his biological father while treating him for cancer. Writer and director Corey Paul said Discover Zac Ryan is a 10-year labor of love. He moved from Ohio to North Carolina because of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2013-03-07/film-company-making-more-mov
Annual heart association theatrical benefit has become labor of love

...marks. This is what happens to Prince Charming and Cinderella after the honeymoon is over," said Jim Moore, the writer and director of the 42nd annual Heart Benefit, Happily Ever After??? , which will be presented at the University of South...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/2011-02-16/annual-heart-association-theat
Things to Do | Life
Funny People loses its way soon after it leaves L.A.

...following substantive turns in films like Punch-Drunk Love and Spanglish . But it also allows Mr. Apatow, as writer and director, to display some previously unexplored darker instincts, with a story that mixes his typically raunchy guy talk...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/30/mov_542508.shtml
Movies
The day Chaplin came to Augusta

...These early years of desperate poverty were a great influence on Chaplin's characters as he matured as an actor, writer and director. Major themes in his films often revisited the scenes of this childhood deprivation. Chaplin first came to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/17/op_195345.shtml
Opinion columns
'Venus' is proper vehicle to display O'Toole's mastery

...EXTRAS: Although the on-set documentary is illuminating, the extras are most notable for what they lack. The writer and director appear on the commentary track, but Mr. O'Toole, quite famous as a raconteur, is missing.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/05/24/mov_129607.shtml
Movies
Wilcox Inn, Rose Hill Estate used in movie

...will be the settings for the club. "This is what a gentleman's club looks like," said Don Michael Paul, the writer and director, at a news conference Thursday on the steps of the Willcox. Secondary filming began during the USPA Gold Cup polo...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/06/met_99358.shtml
Metro
Recent history is backdrop for 'Gideon's Daughter'

...un-English explosion of ostentatious grief, which people didn't think the Brits did," says "Gideon's" writer and director, Stephen Poliakoff. "That was a shock to everyone, including me." Against this backdrop, Poliakoff - who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/22/tel_72577.shtml
Television
Pop Rocks

...accurate Internet sources, filmed in Atlanta.In fact, not only wasn't the movie about Augusta shot here, but the writer and director, a guy named Stan Foster, is, according to Internet sources, from Youngstown, Ohio.But here's the cool...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/entertainment/2010-02-03/pop-rocks
entertainment | Steven Uhles | Life | Pop Rocks
At the Movies: capsule reviews of new films

...It's also meticulously researched, evocatively detailed and very, very relevant. Functioning again as both writer and director, Niccol based Cage's character, Ukrainian immigrant Yuri Orlov, on five real-life weapons dealers and he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/18/mov_3198.shtml
Movies
Microsoft inks deal for movie based on Halo video game

...all the kinks, and we're ready to get cracking on the fun, creative part of the process," Joseph Staten, writer and director of cinematics at "Halo" developer Bungie Studios, said in a posting on the company's Web site. In November...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/27/mov_4892.shtml
Movies