During an interview for Nowness before his latest movie, A Dangerous Method, hits the theaters on November 23rd, director David Cronenberg explained how he choses his movies and how he then works on it with his actors. Each director has a different way of working and Cronenberg’s is one I have never come across before: […]
After three excruciatingly long days (again) where Mouth Taped Shut didn’t offer much but ordinary backstage pictures (at this point them posting a clue-free picture represents a direct threat to my health and counts as zero) here is something that should cheer you up: Doug Neeld, the Orlando treasure hunter that found the flower, has […]
If you’re not yet familiar with NY Times best-seller Tim Ferriss, author of The 4 hour Workweek, or Chase Jarvis, Seattle-based self-taught photographer and co-creator of the free creative education channel Creative Live, the following video is a great introduction to both men, their philosophy and work ethic. Tim Ferriss turned his life upside down […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
While at Sundance this year, I had the pleasure to meet with Timothy Cooper, a New York-based screenwriter who recently received a 2011 WGA Award nomination for Outstanding Achievement in Writing Original New Media, for his web series, Concierge. The interesting story about Timothy is that all this—the web series, becoming a WGA member, the […]
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