Charlie Kaufman, screenwriter of Human Nature, Being John Malkovich, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Adaptation and Synecdoche New York, that he also directed, talks about his creative process at the Vancouver International Film Festival. Mentioning an anecdote that happened to him the same morning in Vancouver, Kaufman made a nice analogy with his creative […]
While we’ll still have to wait until September, 26 to discover Biophilia, the new album/project partly recorded on iPad, described by Bjork as a multimedia collection “encompassing music, apps, internet, installations, and live shows” and made in collaboration with Apple, we can now not only listen to the single Crystalline but also watch the music […]
Mutiny Bike, a BMX Company based in Austin that has been shooting bike stunts videos for years now, took it to the next level when they decided to attach a Canon 7D to a mini-helicopter to shoot their new video. The camera was fixed with a wide lens to keep the focus. About flying the […]
With Disney, Pixar and Dreamworks working very hard to entertain us while keeping the quality high and climbing, being an animator has never seemed so desirable. But if animation projects multiply, one thing hasn’t changed, and it’s the difficulty to integrate these dreamy teams. Last year, Willie Downs, who secretly always wanted to become an […]
To celebrate its 15th year anniversary, indiWIRE, with the Film Society Lincoln Center, organized a panel to look back at the last 15 tears of film distribution with panelists Richard Abramowitz (Abramorama), Bob and Jeanne Berney (FilmDistrict), Arianna Bocco (IFC Films/Sundance Selects), Ira Deutchman (Emerging Pictures), Amy Heller ( Milestone), Bingham Ray (SnagFilms and FSLC’s ), […]
During their performance at Coachella 2011, the “post-punk” band Interpol screened the exclusive animated short movie I Touch A Red Button Man as they played “Lights”, a song they were used to perform under red lights. (Hence the choice to pair the song with “I Touch Red Button Man” .) Last week they shared in […]
The race to the best pitch for DIY movies continues. The Internet is buzzing around ‘For Lovers Only‘, a film shot by the Polish Brothers for a $0 budget and that already made $200,000 on iTunes. Here comes the dreamy pitch for DIY filmmakers! The movie written by Mark Polish, who’s also the lead actor, […]
Planning to shoot a road-movie on a $100 budget? This video might just be what you need. Indy Mogul, a website focusing on DIY filmmaking and sharing great tips, uploaded a tutorial on how to build a camera car mount for $35 (for DSLR at least). If you haven’t invested yet in the basic equipment […]
Almost three months after posting his first Video Blog from the set (you can watch again at the end of the article), Peter Jackson, who will not present Hobbit at Comic-Con this year, uploaded the second video. Andy Serkis, made famous with his Gollum impersonation, is directing the second unit for this movie in addition […]
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