1992 Class photo – Photo Credit: Antonio Calvache There was a time when AFI was a cheaper and a much more competitive place; back in the early 90s, only one student out of four was selected to go on to the Second Year. 1992 was a Golden Year that produced many Alumni who ended up having a succesful career. […]
Last night, Moon and Source Code director Duncan Jones shared a genuine thought on his Twitter and expended on it. As he did so, he asked his friend and Source Code screenwriter William Gibson‘s opinion, and the two men started ‘tweet-talking.’ It’s the first time that I witnessed a reflection via Twitter. I’m used to […]
Watch J.J. Abrams and Michael Giacchino talk about their career, friendship and the making of Super 8.
One of the reason I love living in L.A. is that you get to attend what still feels to me like ‘surreal’ events. In this case, it was listening to director-producer J.J. Abrams and his composer Michael Giacchino talking 15 feet from me during an hour and half at the Hammer Museum (for free!) There […]
JW Griffiths is a British Director-Editor based in London who won last week the Nokia N8 contest with his movie Splitscreen: A Love Story. Like many of his peers, Griffiths is an early movie lovers: ‘I started making films from a very young age with my parents camcorder. I made everything from little animations to […]
Being Sold is an interesting case, this is a feature that was shot in two days (?!*@#$%) and for an indecent low amount of money, especially when you look at the end result. I went on the website hoping that I would discover it was an indie drama set in a bedroom, shot handheld on a 7D […]
With three ongoing competitions and the past participation of artists such as Alicia Keys, Royksopp, Moby or David Lynch, Genero.TV positions itself as a unique platform for independent filmmakers to create original content, build their network while potentially generating profit out of it. Genero.Tv might well be that point of entry for independent filmmakers interested […]
Hard to know if the Youtube video will stay online or be shut down, but for now, here is the look at the first images of Fincher’s Girl with Dragon Tattoo. Lisbeth/Rooney is barely seen, but it gives a good feel of where this is going visually, that is, in the same tone that the […]
Oscar buzz seems far now, but the Directors Roundtable has a timeless feeling as Derek Cianfrance (Blue Valentine), Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech), Peter Weir (The Way Back), Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan), David O. Russell (The Fighter) and Lisa Cholodenko (The Kids Are All Right) talk about their work and feelings. Here is a breakdown […]
It’s been a few months today that everybody swears by transmedia projects. That’s what we should do to attract audience and media attention. Forget short movies, forget web series, nowadays, it’s all about the transmedia, baby. For those unfamiliar with the concept, transmedia consists in developing a story that evolves on different types of media: […]
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