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Abbey Road Studios (formerly known as EMI Recording Studios) is a recording studio at 3 Abbey Road, St John's Wood, City of Westminster, London, England.
The Academy Award for Best Cinematography is an Academy Award awarded each year to a cinematographer for work on one particular motion picture.
The Academy Award for Best Costume Design is one of the Academy Awards presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) for achievement in film costume design.
The Academy Award for Best Makeup and Hairstyling is the Academy Award given to the best achievement in makeup and hairstyling for film.
The Academy Award for Best Original Score is presented to the best substantial body of music in the form of dramatic underscoring written specifically for the film by the submitting composer.
The Academy Award for Best Production Design recognizes achievement for art direction in film.
The Academy Award for Best Visual Effects is an Academy Award given for the best achievement in visual effects.
The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.
Sir Alan William Parker (born 14 February 1944) is an English film director, producer and screenwriter.
Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman (21 February 1946 – 14 January 2016) was an English actor and director known for playing a variety of roles on stage, television and film.
Professor Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore is a fictional character in J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series.
Alexandre Michel Gérard Desplat (born 23 August 1961) is a French-Greek film composer.
Alfonso Cuarón Orozco (born 28 November 1961) is a Mexican film director, screenwriter, producer, and editor.
Amanda Knight is a make-up artist.
The American Film Institute (AFI) is an American film organization that educates filmmakers and honors the heritage of the motion picture arts in the United States.
The American Film Institute (AFI) Awards 2011 honored the Top 10 Films and Top 10 Television Programs of the year.
Animation is a dynamic medium in which images or objects are manipulated to appear as moving images.
The Art Directors Guild (ADG) is an American labor union and local of the International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees (IATSE) representing 2,500 motion picture and television professionals.
Avengers: Infinity War is a 2018 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team the Avengers, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.
Filming "back-to-back" refers to the practice of filming two or more movies as one production, reducing costs and time.
This is a list of winners and nominees for the BAFTA Award for Best Production Design for each year.
This is a list of winners and nominees for the BAFTA Award for Best Special Visual Effects for each year.
The Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema Award is an annual award, first introduced in 1979 and presented in honor of Michael Balcon, given by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts charity.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
BBC Online, formerly known as BBCi, is the BBC's online service.
A blockbuster is a work of entertainment – especially a feature film, but also other media – that is highly popular and financially successful.
Founded in 1999, Box Office Mojo tracks box office revenue in a systematic, algorithmic way, and publishes the data on its website.
Bradley Mitchell Silberling (born September 8, 1963) is an American television and film director known for directing feature films such as Casper (1995), City of Angels (1998), Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004) and Land of the Lost (2009).
Brendan Gleeson (born March 29, 1955) is an Irish actor and film director.
The Britannia Awards are presented by BAFTA Los Angeles, a branch of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), as "a bridge between the Hollywood and British production and entertainment business communities." Established in 1989, it honours "individuals and companies who have dedicated their careers or corporate missions to advancing the art-forms of the moving image." From 1989 to 1998, only an honorary award was handed out to an individual during the presentation.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts or BAFTA Film Awards are presented in an annual award show hosted by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) to honour the best British and international contributions to film.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is an independent charity that supports, develops and promotes the art forms of the moving image – film, television and game in the United Kingdom.
Bruno Delbonnel (born 1957) is a French cinematographer, director and screenwriter.
Business Wire is a company that disseminates full-text press releases from thousands of companies and organizations worldwide to news media, financial markets, disclosure systems, investors, information web sites, databases, bloggers, social networks and other audiences.
CBBC (short for Children's BBC) is a British children's television strand owned by the BBC and aimed for children aged from 6 to 12.
Children's literature or juvenile literature includes stories, books, magazines, and poems that are enjoyed by children.
Chris Joseph Columbus (born September 10, 1958) is an American filmmaker.
CinemaScore is a market research firm based in Las Vegas.
A cinematographer or director of photography (sometimes shortened to DP or DOP) is the chief over the camera and light crews working on a film, television production or other live action piece and is responsible for making artistic and technical decisions related to the image.
Cinesite (also known as Cinesite Studios and Cinesite VFX) is a visual effects and feature animation studio which opened for business in 1991, initially offering services in visual effects for film and television.
Conrad Pope is an American film composer and orchestrator.
Daniel Jacob Radcliffe (born 23 July 1989) is an English actor and producer best known for his role as Harry Potter in the film series of the same name.
Dark fantasy is a subgenre of fantasy literary, artistic, and cinematic works that incorporate darker and frightening themes of fantasy.
David Barron is a British film producer, best known for his involvement in the ''Harry Potter'' film series.
David Copperfield is the eighth novel by Charles Dickens.
David Jonathan Heyman (born 26 July 1961) is an English film producer and the founder of Heyday Films.
David Holmes (born 1981) is a former British actor and stunt performer.
David Thewlis (born David Wheeler; born 20 March 1963) is an English actor, director, screenwriter, and author.
David Yates (born) is an English filmmaker who has directed feature films, short films, and television productions.
Death Eaters are characters featured in the Harry Potter series of novels and films.
Digital cinematography is the process of capturing (recording) a motion picture using digital image sensors rather than through film stock.
Disney–ABC Domestic Television, also operating as ABC Syndication (formerly known as Buena Vista Television, Inc., also known as Disney Domestic Television and currently known as Disney–ABC Home Entertainment and Television Distribution), is the in-home sales and content distribution firm of the Disney–ABC Television Group, a division of The Walt Disney Company.
DNEG is a British motion picture visual effects and computer animation and stereo conversion company that was founded in 1998 in London.
Draco Lucius Malfoy is a character in J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series.
Eduardo Martins Serra (born 2 October 1943) is a Portuguese cinematographer who spend most of his career working in European film productions, mostly in French, Portuguese and British films, with frequent collaborations with directors Patrice Leconte and Claude Chabrol.
Dame Emma Thompson, DBE (born 15 April 1959) is a British actress and screenwriter.
Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson (born 15 April 1990) is an English actress, model, and activist.
The Empire Awards, is an annual British awards ceremony honoring cinematic achievements in the local and global film industry.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is a 2016 fantasy film directed by David Yates.
Fantasy films are films that belong to the fantasy genre with fantastic themes, usually magic, supernatural events, mythology, folklore, or exotic fantasy worlds.
The fictional universe of British author J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series of fantasy novels comprises two distinct societies: the Wizarding World and the Muggle world.
Film editing is a technical part of the post-production process of filmmaking.
The film industry or motion picture industry comprises the technological and commercial institutions of filmmaking, i.e., film production companies, film studios, cinematography, animation, film production, screenwriting, pre-production, post production, film festivals, distribution; and actors, film directors, and other film crew personnel.
A film series, film franchise, movie series, or movie franchise is a collection of related films in succession that share the same fictional universe, or are marketed as a series.
Film stock is an analog medium that is used for recording motion pictures or animation.
Fiona Shaw, CBE (born Fiona Mary Wilson; 10 July 1958) is an Irish actress and theatre and opera director, known for her role as Petunia Dursley in the Harry Potter films and her role as Marnie Stonebrook in season four of the HBO series True Blood (2011).
Fiona Weir is a British casting director.
Framestore is a British visual effects company based near Oxford Street in London.
Freeform is an American cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the Disney–ABC Television Group division of The Walt Disney Company.
Gary Leonard OldmanBirths, Marriages & Deaths Index of England & Wales, 1916–2005. (born 21 March 1958) is an English actor and filmmaker who has performed in theatre, film and television.
A Grammy Award (stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievement in the music industry.
Greg Powell is a British stuntman, stunt coordinator, actor and 2nd unit director nominated for an Emmy Award for his work on Band of Brothers.He also worked in Bollywood(Hindi film industry,India).The film was Prem Ratan Dhan Payo.
Haley Joel Osment (born April 10, 1988) is an American actor.
Harry Potter is a series of fantasy novels written by British author J. K. Rowling.
Harry James Potter is the title character and protagonist of J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series.
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is a fantasy novel written by British author J. K. Rowling and the second novel in the Harry Potter series.
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is a 2002 fantasy film directed by Chris Columbus and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures.
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is the film score to the 2002 film of the same name, composed by John Williams and conducted by William Ross.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is a fantasy book written by British author J. K. Rowling and the seventh and final novel of the Harry Potter series.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 is a 2010 fantasy film directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows − Part 1 is a motion picture soundtrack to the 2010 film of the same name, written and conducted by the French film composer Alexandre Desplat.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 is a 2011 fantasy film directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows − Part 2 is a motion picture soundtrack to the 2011 film of the same name written and conducted by the French film composer Alexandre Desplat.
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is a fantasy book written by British author J. K. Rowling and the fourth novel in the Harry Potter series.
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is a 2005 fantasy film directed by Mike Newell and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures.
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack was released on 15 November 2005.
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is a fantasy novel written by British author J. K. Rowling and the sixth and penultimate novel in the Harry Potter series.
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is a 2009 fantasy film directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures.
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is the soundtrack to the 2009 film of the same name, written and composed by Nicholas Hooper.
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is a fantasy novel written by J. K. Rowling and the fifth novel in the Harry Potter series.
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is a 2007 fantasy film directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures.
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is the soundtrack to the 2007 film of the same name, based on the book by J. K. Rowling.
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is a fantasy novel written by British author J. K. Rowling.
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (released in the United States as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone) is a 2001 fantasy film directed by Chris Columbus and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures.
The soundtrack to Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (or Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in the United States, India, and Pakistan) was released on 30 October 2001.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is a fantasy novel written by British author J. K. Rowling and the third in the Harry Potter series.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is a 2004 fantasy film directed by Alfonso Cuarón and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is the film score for the 2004 film of the same name, the third and final score in the series to be composed and conducted by John Williams.
Helena Bonham Carter (born 26 May 1966) is an English actress best known for her roles in low-budget arthouse and independent films to large-scale Hollywood productions.
Hermione Jean Granger is a fictional character in J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series.
Heyday Films Ltd. is a British film studio founded on 10 October 1996 by producer David Heyman in London, England, and currently headquartered in Borehamwood.
Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, shortened to Hogwarts, is a fictional British school of magic for students aged eleven to eighteen, and is the primary setting for the first six books in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series.
The following fictional characters are staff members and denizens of Hogwarts in the Harry Potter books written by J. K. Rowling.
Home Alone is a 1990 American comedy film written and produced by John Hughes and directed by Chris Columbus.
IMAX is a system of high-resolution cameras, film formats and film projectors.
Indiana Jones is an American media franchise based on the adventures of Dr. Henry Walton "Indiana" Jones, Jr., a fictional professor of archaeology.
Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) is an American motion picture visual effects company that was founded in May 1975 by George Lucas.
ITV is a British commercial TV network.
Joanne Rowling, ("rolling";Rowling, J.K. (16 February 2007).. Accio Quote (accio-quote.org). Retrieved 28 April 2008. born 31 July 1965), writing under the pen names J. K. Rowling and Robert Galbraith, is a British novelist, philanthropist, film and television producer and screenwriter best known for writing the Harry Potter fantasy series.
The James Bond film series is a British series of spy films based on the fictional character of MI6 agent James Bond, "007", who originally appeared in a series of books by Ian Fleming.
Jason Isaacs (born 6 June 1963) is an English actor and voice actor.
John Clement Seale A.C.S. A.S.C. (born 5 October 1942) is a retired Australian cinematographer.
John Towner Williams (born February 8, 1932) is an American composer, conductor, and pianist.
Robert Jonathan Demme (February 22, 1944 – April 26, 2017) was an American film director, producer, and screenwriter.
Jonathan Stephen Ross (born 17 November 1960) is an English television and radio presenter, film critic, actor and comedian best known for presenting the BBC One chat show Friday Night with Jonathan Ross during the 2000s.
Judianna Makovsky (born August 24, 1967) is an American costume designer who is perhaps best known for her work in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, The Hunger Games and Seabiscuit, as well as various films within the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Dame Julia Mary Walters, (born 22 February 1950) is an English actress and writer.
Lionel Nicholas Richard Wigram (born 1962) is a British film producer and screenwriter.
Films generate income from several revenue streams, including theatrical exhibition, home video, television broadcast rights and merchandising.
This list charts the most successful films at cinemas in the United Kingdom by box office sales, in pounds sterling and admissions.
The following is a list of the highest-grossing films in the United States and Canada, a market known in the film industry as the North American box office and the domestic box office, and where "gross" is defined in US dollars.
The following are supporting characters in the Harry Potter series written by J. K. Rowling.
The London Symphony Orchestra (LSO), founded in 1904, is the oldest of London's symphony orchestras.
Lord Voldemort (in the films; born Tom Marvolo Riddle) is a fictional character and the main antagonist in J. K. Rowling's series of Harry Potter novels.
Lorenzo di Bonaventura (born January 13, 1957) is an American film producer and founder of his company Di Bonaventura Pictures.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
Dame Margaret Natalie Smith, (born 28 December 1934) is an English actress.
In J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series, magic is depicted as a supernatural force that can be used to override the usual laws of nature.
Magical realism, magic realism, or marvelous realism is a genre of narrative fiction and, more broadly, art (literature, painting, film, theatre, etc.) that, while encompassing a range of subtly different concepts, expresses a primarily realistic view of the real world while also adding or revealing magical elements.
Magical creatures are a colorful aspect of the fictional wizarding world contained in the Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling.
The following is a list of magical objects used in the Harry Potter series.
An enchanter, enchantress, mage, magician, sorcerer, sorceress, warlock, witch, or wizard, is someone who uses or practices magic derived from supernatural, occult, or arcane sources.
Mark Day is a British film editor.
Mark Williams (born 22 August 1959) is an English actor, screenwriter and presenter.
A media franchise, also known as multimedia franchise, is a collection of related media in which several derivative works have been produced from an original creative work, such as a film, a work of literature, a television program or a video game.
Metacritic is a website that aggregates reviews of media products: music albums, video games, films, TV shows, and formerly, books.
Michael Barnathan is a film producer who has produced and executive-produced films such as The Help, Used People, the first three Harry Potter films, Rent, Cheaper by the Dozen and Night at the Museum.
Sir Michael John Gambon, (born 19 October 1940) is an Irish actor who has worked in theatre, television, and film.
Michael Goldenberg (born January 18, 1965) is an American playwright, screenwriter and film director.
Michael Stephen Seresin, ONZM BSC, (born 17 July 1942) is a New Zealand cinematographer, best known for several collaborations with the British director Alan Parker.
Mick Audsley (b. 1949, London, England) is a British film and television editor with more than thirty film credits.
Michael Cormac "Mike" Newell (born 28 March 1942) is an English director and producer of motion pictures for film and television.
The Ministry of Magic is the government of the Magical community of Britain in J. K. Rowling's Wizarding World.The magical government in Britain is first mentioned in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, the Ministry makes its first proper appearance in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.
MSNBC is an American news cable and satellite television network that provides news coverage and political commentary from NBC News on current events.
In J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series, a Muggle is a person who lacks any sort of magical ability and was not born in a magical family.
The National Movie Awards (NMA) was a British film awards ceremony broadcast by ITV in which the winners of the awards were chosen via popular vote.
NBCUniversal, Inc. is an American multinational media conglomerate owned by Comcast, headquartered at Rockefeller Plaza's Comcast Building in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
Newsround (stylized as newsround, originally called John Craven's Newsround before his departure in 1989) is a BBC children's news programme, which has run continuously since 4 April 1972.
Nicholas Hooper is a British film and television composer.
Nick Dudman is a British make-up effects and creature designer for motion pictures.
The Order of the Phoenix is a secret organisation in the Harry Potter series of fiction books written by J. K. Rowling.
Patrick Doyle (born 6 April 1953) is a Scottish film composer.
Peter Honess (born 1946) is a British film editor with more than thirty film credits dating from 1973.
Peter Lindsay Weir, AM (born 21 August 1944) is an Australian film director.
Pirates of the Caribbean is a series of fantasy swashbuckler films produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and based on Walt Disney's theme park ride of the same name.
J. K. Rowling's ''Harry Potter'' universe contains numerous settings for the events in her fantasy novels.
The pound sterling (symbol: £; ISO code: GBP), commonly known as the pound and less commonly referred to as Sterling, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha.
A prequel is a literary, dramatic, or cinematic work whose story precedes that of a previous work, by focusing on events that occur before the original narrative.
Production of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the 2010/2011 two-film finale of the ''Harry Potter'' film series, began in 2009.
Ralph Nathaniel Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes (. The Guardian. Retrieved 10 April 2008 born 22 December 1962) is an English actor, film producer and director.
Richard Leslie Francis-Bruce (born 10 December 1948) is an Australian film editor who has received several nominations for the Academy Award for Film Editing.
Richard Thomas Griffiths, OBE (31 July 1947 – 28 March 2013) was an English actor of film, television, and stage.
Rising Sun Pictures (RSP) is an Australian-based visual effects company.
Robert Reiner (born March 6, 1947) is an American actor, writer, director, producer, and activist.
Robbie Coltrane, OBE (born Anthony Robert McMillan; 30 March 1950) is a Scottish actor and author.
Roger Pratt BSC (born 27 February 1947) is a British cinematographer.
Ronald Bilius "Ron" Weasley is a fictional character in J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series.
Rotten Tomatoes is an American review-aggregation website for film and television.
Rubeus Hagrid is a fictional character in the Harry Potter book series written by J. K. Rowling.
Rupert Alexander Lloyd Grint (born 24 August 1988) is a British actor and producer.
Salon is an American news and opinion website, created by David Talbot in 1995 and currently owned by the Salon Media Group.
The Satellite Awards are annual awards given by the International Press Academy that are commonly noted in entertainment industry journals and blogs.
The Saturn Award is an award presented annually by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films; it was initially created to honor science fiction, fantasy, and horror on film, but has since grown to reward other films belonging to genre fiction, as well as on television and home media releases.
Sławomir Idziak (born 25 January 1945) is a Polish cinematographer and director who has worked on over forty Polish and foreign films.
A screen test is a method of determining the suitability of an actor or actress for performing on film or in a particular role.
Severus Snape is a fictional character in J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series.
Slate is an online magazine that covers current affairs, politics, and culture in the United States from a liberal perspective.
In media, a spin-off (or spinoff) is a radio program, television program, video game, film, or any narrative work, derived from already existing works that focus on more details and different aspects from the original work (e.g. particular topics, characters or events).
Star Wars is an American epic space opera media franchise, centered on a film series created by George Lucas.
Stephenie Lesley McMillan (née Gardner; 20 July 1942 – 19 August 2013) was an internationally recognised British set decorator.
Stephen Keith Kloves (born March 18, 1960) is an American screenwriter, film director and producer.
Steven Allan Spielberg (born December 18, 1946) is an American filmmaker.
Steven Weisberg is a film editor who usually collaborates with director Alfonso Cuarón.
A story arc (also narrative arc) is an extended or continuing storyline in episodic storytelling media such as television, comic books, comic strips, boardgames, video games, and films with each episode following a dramatic arc.
Norman Stuart Craig (born 14 April 1942) is a noted British production designer.
Tanya Seghatchian is a film producer.
The Divergent Series is a feature film trilogy based on the Divergent novels by the American author Veronica Roth.
The Economist is an English-language weekly magazine-format newspaper owned by the Economist Group and edited at offices in London.
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is a 2014 epic high fantasy action film directed by Peter Jackson and written by Jackson, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, and Guillermo del Toro.
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is a 2013 epic high fantasy adventure film directed by Peter Jackson and produced by WingNut Films in collaboration with New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
The Hollywood Reporter (THR) is a multi-platform American digital and print magazine founded in 1930 and focusing on the Hollywood film industry, television, and entertainment industries, as well as Hollywood's intersection with fashion, finance, law, technology, lifestyle, and politics.
The Hunger Games film series consists of four science fiction dystopian adventure films based on The Hunger Games trilogy of novels, by the American author Suzanne Collins.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 is a 2014 American dystopian science fiction adventure film directed by Francis Lawrence with a screenplay by Peter Craig and Danny Strong.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 is a 2015 American dystopian science fiction adventure film directed by Francis Lawrence, with a screenplay by Peter Craig and Danny Strong.
The Lord of the Rings is a film series consisting of three high fantasy adventure films directed by Peter Jackson.
The Twilight Saga is a series of five romance fantasy films from Summit Entertainment based on the four novels by American author Stephenie Meyer.
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 (commonly referred to as Breaking Dawn: Part 1) is a 2011 American romantic fantasy film directed by Bill Condon, based on the novel Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer.
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 (commonly referred to as Breaking Dawn: Part 2) is a 2012 American romantic drama fantasy film directed by Bill Condon and based on the novel Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer.
TheWrap is an entertainment and media news website founded by Sharon Waxman in 2009.
Tim Burke is a visual effects supervisor.
Timothy Francis Robbins (born October 16, 1958) is an American actor, screenwriter, director, producer, activist and musician.
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
Time for Kids (or TFK) is a division magazine of Time magazine that is produced especially for children.
Timothy Leonard Spall, OBE (born 27 February 1957) is an English character actor and occasional presenter.
Thomas Andrew Felton (born 22 September 1987) is an English actor.
The United States Postal Service (USPS; also known as the Post Office, U.S. Mail, or Postal Service) is an independent agency of the United States federal government responsible for providing postal service in the United States, including its insular areas and associated states.
The untitled Avengers film, colloquially referred to as Avengers 4, is an upcoming American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team the Avengers, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.
USA Today is an internationally distributed American daily, middle-market newspaper that serves as the flagship publication of its owner, the Gannett Company.
Visual Effects (abbreviated VFX) is the process by which imagery is created or manipulated outside the context of a live action shot in film making.
Vox is an American news and opinion website owned by Vox Media.
Warwick Ashley Davis (born 3 February 1970) is an English actor, television presenter, writer, director and producer.
William Ross (born 1948) is an American composer, orchestrator, arranger, conductor and music director.
The Wizarding World (previously known as J. K. Rowling's Wizarding World) is a British-American fantasy media franchise and shared fictional universe centered on a series of films, based on the Harry Potter novels by British author J. K. Rowling.
Wolfgang Petersen (born 14 March 1941) is a German film director and screenwriter.
Young adult fiction (YA) is a category of fiction published for readers in their youth.
1492 Pictures is an American film production company founded by director Chris Columbus in 1995.
The year 2009 saw the release of many films.
A three-dimensional stereoscopic film (also known as three-dimensional sangu, 3D film or S3D film) is a motion picture that enhances the illusion of depth perception, hence adding a third dimension.
The 64th British Academy Film Awards, more commonly known as the BAFTAs, were held on 13 February 2011 at the Royal Opera House in London, honouring the best national and foreign films of 2010.
The 74th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), took place on March 24, 2002, at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles.
The 77th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), took place on February 27, 2005, at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles beginning at 5:30 p.m. PST / 8:30 p.m. EST.
The 78th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), took place on March 5, 2006, at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles beginning at 5:00 p.m. PST / 8:00 p.m. EST.
The 7th Critics' Choice Awards were presented on January 11, 2002, honoring the finest achievements of 2001 filmmaking.
The 82nd Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best films of 2009 and took place on March 7, 2010, at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles beginning at 5:30 p.m. PST / 8:30 p.m. EST.
The 83rd Academy Awards ceremony, organized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best films of 2010 in the United States and took place on February 27, 2011, at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles beginning at 5:30 p.m. PST (8:30 p.m. EST).
The 84th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best films of 2011 in the United States and took place on February 26, 2012, at the Hollywood and Highland Center Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles beginning at 5:30 p.m. PST / 8:30 p.m. EST.
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