Follow a Young PTA During the Making of Magnolia in Documentary ‘That Moment’

one of the most touching moment: PTA impersonating PSH on set circa minute 21Who hasn't want to brain pick Paul Thomas Anderson after watching his films, and especially Magnolia, his third film and, to this date, one of the most creative screenplay and feature narrative I've seen in the las ...

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Watch “Metamorphosis”, Black Swan’s Full Making-Of by Niko Tavernise

Fan of Darren Aronofsky and of great making-ofs rejoy, photographer and long-time collaborator Niko Tavernise just uploaded "Metamorphosis", Black-Swan's full making of that consists of three videos. And that's not it, Tavernise also made available complementary in a fourth video interviews ...

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Must-Watch: Blade Runner’s BTS Shot in 1982. Ridley Scott, Syd Mead & Douglas Trumbull Take Us Through Their Process

After Douglas Trumbull's fascinating masterclass, I had no other choice but doing some more digging, and one of the video I found was the 16mm featurette released in 1982 to promote Blade Runner, Ridley Scott's first film since Alien in 1979. If you remember the 1966 making-of of 2001: a Spa ...

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Spike Jonze’s AMA: His Influences, Transitioning from Music Video to Films, Writing ‘Her’ and Much More

Spike Jonze, photographed by Brigitte LacombeSpike Jonze, the multi-faceted filmmaker coming from the music videos Golden era along with Michel Gondry and Chris Cunningham, who smoothly transitioned into feature films with BAMS thanks to his highly inspired collaborations with Charlie Kaufma ...

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What You Can Learn By Signing Up for Zach Braff Film’s Updates

Who said only Peter Jackson has the budget to do a great marketing campaign paralleling his films' production? Not Zach Braff.In case you weren't on Earth last April, Zach Braff launched a Kickstarter campaign to help fund his second feature film, "Wish I Was Here", that collected $3.1 mi ...

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27 MORE Filmmaking Related Twitter Accounts You Should Follow

Less than six months ago I shared 24 Filmmaking Twitter Related Account You Should Follow and since then, I've just been waiting for enough time to pass so I could do a second round! Why? Because there are much more than 24 or 48 filmmaking related twitter accounts to follow, and I just wa ...

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5 Things to Learn From the 1966 Making-Of of 2001: a Space Odyssey

'2001: a Space Odyssey - a Look Behind the Future' is not just yet another making-of about a classic. This 20 minutes video shared by Soundtrack Specialist a week ago is a rare and precious archive that you will have a blast watching and can learn a lot from to better understand in what contex ...

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Short Documentary Wonderland Asks: How to Find Creative Balance When You Do Commercial Work?

one of my favorite quote. i truly believe these are all the questions you should ask yourself when/if you decide to become a filmmaker.Short Documentary Wonderland that tackles an important subject for any creative mind trying to pay their bills: how to stay creative, to keep your authentic ...

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Into The Wild Making-Of or How Excellence Helped Beating the Odds

Into The Wild, a film directed by Sean Penn, who also wrote the script based on Jon Krakauer's book, is one of those films that stays a long time with you. Visually stunning, it tells the internal and external journey of Christopher McCandless who went on leaving behind everything he owned an ...

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The Art of Framing: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

I've recently read  Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind's script for the first time and was surprised to discover a prologue and epilogue in it that not only I couldn't remember from the movie, but that also changed quite dramatically the story's interpretation. Charlie Kaufman and Michel G ...

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