September 1, 2000 |
If you can get past the stay-away title of the year, "Smiling Fish and Goat on Fire," you'll find an endearing little picture hiding behind it. Chris (Derick Martini) and Tony (Steve Martini) are mid-to-late-twentysomething brothers, who have recently lost their parents in a freeway crash, and for now are living in the old L.A. Craftsman cottage in which they grew up.
July 22, 1998 |
Peppy new technology is rapidly changing the look of television and expanding markets for companies involved in visual effects production, bringing artists in the field gratifying assignments--and a few they didn't quite anticipate. Emmy Award-winning effects supervisor Ron Thornton said his best work last year was creating a computer-animated, 9-foot-tall, three-legged alien for UPN network's "Star Trek: Voyager."
February 28, 1999 |
Nine-year-old Mia Savagian of Redondo Beach stuck out her tongue at a two-way mirror in Nickelodeon's Santa Monica test-viewer lab one recent evening, then beamed when she was handed a $50 check for what amounts to jury duty in a court of popular culture, where verdicts hold sway over what kind of shows America's kids will eventually get to watch on television.