I’m very happy to introduce you today to Bulent Ozdemir, aka @RumbleGum, a fellow filmmaker based in London who released online his short film Setback a week ago. After watching it, I talked a little bit with Bulent about his story and found myself curious to know more about his overall process. I offered him to […]
Mulholland Drive is an iconic film that took everyone by surprised, not because nobody was expecting greatness from David Lynch, but because once again, Lynch had managed to push the envelope and find an exciting way to tell a story that was never supposed to be. ‘Sur la Route de Mulholland Drive‘ is a 23 minute […]
You might have notices that a YouTube Audio Library has been discreetly added to your YouTube account two days ago, with 150 songs to download from it for free. You could argue that 150 songs is a pretty low number, especially if you compare it Moby’s years of free sharing or Vimeo Music Store and its […]
Avoiding bad clients is one hard problem to solve, but keeping good clients is not an easy task either. When you work as a freelance filmmaker/cinematographer/editor, you usually first take the first contracts you can get, no matter the pay and/or the client, and you learn with time, trial and errors, what you should repeat […]
Austin Kleon is a writer who draws. If you are not familiar with Kleon’s work, he is an artist who gained a lot of attention a few years back with his Newspaper Blackout’s poems and hit home with ‘Steal Like An Artist‘, a manifesto he wrote to his younger self and “to anyone who’s trying to […]
Sound Editor Vickie Sampson has one long list of credits on IMDB, spanning from Star Wars Episode VI to Donnie Darko, New York New York to The Fighter, along with a multitude of indie movies and blockbusters attached to her name. Couple of weeks ago, Django Unchained’s sound editor and sound designer talked about how they worked on Tarantino’s […]
L.A. Confidential, an adaptation of James Ellroy‘s classic noir, came out with a bang in 1997 and won over public, critics and the Academy with two wins for Best Screenplay and Best Actress in a Supporting Role. Paying homage to Film Noir with great success after a long Hollywood break from the genre, L.A. Confidential is a film (with […]
Django Unchained, the latest film from Quentin Tarantino, revived the Western Spaghetti genre and became Tarantino biggest box-office success. The film received 5 Academy Awards Nominations including one for Best Original Screenplay (you can read the script here) and one for Sound Editing. Sound Editor Wylie Stateman and Sound Designer Harry Cohen talked with DP/30 about […]
As mentioned during the “Philippe Le Sourd on Set with Wong Kar Wai“‘s article, here is Matthew Libatique‘s take on the cinematographer’s life. Libatique has been mentioned more than once on mentorless, from his debut at AFI to his collaboration with Darren Aronofsky in the trenches and more specifically on Black Swan. Last February he […]
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