Nebraska Cinematographer Phedon Papamichael on The Best Piece of Advice He Received and How it Helped Him

Greek cinematographer Phedon Papamichael,who's been Alexander Payne's collaborator since Sideways (2004), talks in the video below about the full process him and Payne went through to create Nebraska's visual. Nebraska, a road trip across four states in America taken by a father and son that ...

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100 Famous Movie Quotes As Charts

Infographics are a great way to take us to informative and/or creative places. The "Famous Movie Quotes" poster regroups 100 quotes selected by the American Institute and reinterprets them as minimalist charts. Take 5 during a break to go through the full list of them and in the meantime, he ...

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Steven Soderbergh on The Best Way to Learn How to Make Films (and the Art of Writing Footnotes)

If you remember, Steven Soderbergh retired from making feature films sometimes last year, and since then, he's never been more present on all fronts. The filmmaker also has launched a website, Extension 765, presented as a one-of-a-kind marketplace for Steven Soderbergh. Soderbergh uses Exten ...

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5 Things Gary King Likes to Do During Post-Production (Weekly Series) – Part 5

In this Weekly Series Part 5, Gary King tackles the mysterious world of Post-Production, where many movies get lost or saved. If you want to catch up on the previous installments before diving into Part 5, you can read Part 1: Dreaming vs. Doing,  Part 2: Films Beget Films, Part 3: 5 Thi ...

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2h With Steve McQueen: Transitioning From Gallery Work to Feature Films

Up until I watched this two hours conversation, Steve McQueen was a mystery to me. In 5 years, McQueen has released three feature films that not stand above the over crowded filmmaking playground, each one the equivalent of a punch in the stomach, each one standing strong on its feet, determine ...

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Quentin Tarantino & Friends: a Visual Recap of Tarantino’s Creative Remix of Actors

One of the best thing that has happened in Movie and Talks Lovers in recent years are the student projects paying homage to filmmakers, or illustrating key speeches. Graphic Designer student Timor Barshtman decided to do exactly that with his animated infographic 'Quentin Tarantino & frie ...

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The Martin Scorsese Film School [Video]

  About a year ago, Flavorwire, inspired by the 85 Films that Shaped Martin Scorsese  decided to go on a hunt and find as many audio references as possible coming from Scorsese himself, where the filmmaker would mention these said films. And on top of the audio, they would add the s ...

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Gary King on How Films Beget Films (Weekly Series) Part 2

This is the second installment of a guest column written by indie filmmaker Gary King. Also read Part 1: Dreaming vs. Doing, and Part 3: 5 Things I Like Doing in Pre-Production. FILMS BEGET FILMS One of the most common questions people ask me is how do I get my films funded?  I’m goi ...

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Must Watch: the Art of Slow Motion in Wes Anderson’s Work

Some filmmakers have a signature. The way they visually tell their stories can be recognized through motifs and/or technics that keep coming back. Like Paul Thomas Anderson, and his uses of Long Takes, Wes Anderson is a filmmaker that has a strong universe that has been studied at length in th ...

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Download and Read the 2014 WGA Nominated Screenplays

Last week, the Writers Guild of America revealed their 15 nominees for Original Screenplay: American Hustle, Blue Jasmine, Dallas Buyers Club, Her and Nebraska; Adaptated Screenplay: August: Osage County, Before Midnight, Captain Phillips, Lone Survivor and The Wolf of Wall Street; and Docume ...

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