I love making-of ‘s and nothing makes me happier than when I see that a video or a movie I enjoyed is accompanied with a complementary making-of. When well made you can not only learn about the creative process but also appreciate on another level the hard work put into creating the final ‘product‘ (be it commercial […]
It is one thing to use green screens for, say, the fantasy TV show Game of Thrones or minimum key inserts on TV -often related to screen inserts or action scenes, but what they did on Ugly Betty -and I am now wondering on how many more ‘regular’ shows- is an entire other story. See for yourself […]
I haven’t been following the Oscars for many years but I already feel tired by this excess of noise that always have its ‘snubs‘, and ‘surprises‘, and ‘shocking moments‘ that all melt in a collective memory of ‘Who won the Oscars last year again?‘ Until vocabulary expends or humans get a third eye, no matter […]
Preston Kanak, mostly known for being the new addition in Philip Bloom’s team (of two) realized a video test shot on a Canon 5d Mark II between different visual styles for DSLR, and presented under his 3 minute short film category. The video shows almost identical footage shot with the same settings and with only difference their […]
Last night I stumbled upon an amazing tutorial made by DOP Eve Hazelton who explains in a clear and concise way how to lit a scene for a video blog shot on DSLR. This couldn’t arrive at a better time as more and more (real) journalist friends around me expressed their desire to drop the quill […]
Indiewire blog page Press Play‘s founder Matt Zoller Seitz produced, with The Museum of the Moving Image, a five part series about Terrence Malick‘s movies, each part dedicated to one of his movies. I had the chance to discover Malick at the theater when The Thin Red Line came out in 1999 and I feel lucky that he […]
After a painfully silent 1st of November, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo came back strongly today with three clues at the same time, giving away interesting information about TGWTD shooting and enlightening theories previously explored: ORLANDO The picture above was posted on Mouth Taped Shut at around 9am PST this morning. It was an easy […]
Raise your hand if you want to work with DANIELS, the tandem composed of Daniel Scheinert and Daniel Kwan that has brought creativity to another level in a year. Once again they left me speechless with their take on Weetabix (yes, the cereals). And if you’re wondering how creative you can get when it comes […]
Autodidact and breathtakingly talented French director Francois Truffaut, who was also one of the founder of the New Wave but got somehow overshadowed by Godard in America, was a huge Hitchcock fan. Such a fan indeed that despite his bad English he conducted, with the help of Helen Scott, a series of interviews with the British […]
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