Although it was made over 15 years ago, The Truman Show is a lo-fi sci-fi made at the cusp of the VFX revolution that has never ceased to be relevant. The exact same story could still be told today, and very little would probably change visually. In the featurette below, dedicated to the VFX of […]
Who 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 last twenty years? Documentary That Moment is making this old dream come true and thanks to Film Stuff you can now watch it […]
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 Space Odyssey, or 12 Monkey’s one, there is […]
Spike Jonze’s AMA: His Influences, Transitioning from Music Video to Films, Writing ‘Her’ and Much More
Spike 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 Kaufman, this same Spike Jonze did an ‘Ask Me Anything‘ (AMA) on Reddit about a week ago, to talk about […]
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 million in a month, and terrorized […]
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 want every film […]
‘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 context Stanley […]
Short Documentary Wonderland that tackles an important subject for any creative mind trying to pay their bills: how to stay creative, to keep your authenticity, to find that space that makes you feel you are doing the job you love, all the while working within the constrains of the commerce industry? Here is how and why Terry […]
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 and everyone he knew to cross […]
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 Gondry wrote a complex story that, by all […]
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