How Reed Morano Directed the Handmaid’s Tale to Make You Feel Everything Like Offred Like many, The Handmaid’s Tale was one of my favorite discovery from 2017 all medium aligned. An adaptation from Margaret Atwood’s novel that came out in 1989, lead by a strong cast and filmmaker Reed Morano who got the job because […]
Hoyte Van Hoytema on Developing a Relationship with Nolan As long as your choices are driven by growth, no matter how far you already are, you will feel scared. What terrifies you today and feels like an insurmountable mountain to climb will feel like a hill tomorrow when looking back, especially compared to the next mountain […]
Discover the 5 Films Wes Anderson, Lynn Ramsay, Bong Joon-Ho, Isabelle Huppert and David Lowery Picked for their Cinematheque
A couple of months ago I accidentally stumbled upon a site that has become one of my favorite filmmaking sites since; Le CineMa Club. Le CineMa Club is your movie theater, online, and dedicated to short films. Every week they screen one short film, often from a director that has moved into feature since then, and […]
Behind the Cinematography of La La Land The video below is a must watch for anyone who wants to be a cinematographer and a highly recommended one for anyone who wants to be a filmmaker. If you’ve seen La La Land, unless you hate musicals, you probably perceived the cinematic magic that runs through this film. […]
The Pros and Cons of Shooting on an iPhone in Central London a Guest Post by Declan Taafe I decided to shoot a short BMX race film on an iPhone a few weekends ago. Why a race type film? Because I’ve never directed anything like that before. Why on an iPhone 7? Because that’s what […]
How come they all know each other?! (how to find your Scenius wherever you live) When looking back at History there are dozens and dozens of stories about specific time periods where an uncanny number of creative spirits gathered within the same school, street, building, found each other and imagined on a much larger scale […]
How Dunkirk Is Becoming a Guide to Understanding Film Format If watching films is just one of the many ways to spend your time, the whole debate about film formats and resolutions might seem ridiculous. But we’ve arrived at an inteteresting time where depending on the screen you select to watch your film, you might […]
The Boring Room Challenge What would you shoot if you had 2h to make a video in a Boring Room? That’s the question Brandon Li, one of the most interesting filmmakers to follow on YouTube at the moment, decided to answer. Li first got noticed through his travel videos that became recurring Staff Pick on Vimeo (for […]
How to Make a Shot List Like Terrence Malick Movies Terrence Malick’s film have a visual signature that has influenced several filmmakers in recent years, from Andrew Dominik and his magnetic Jesse James… to David Lowery and his Saints (both excellent films and both with Casey Affleck as a side note). Malick is a filmmaker surrounded […]
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