There has been a lot of buzz in the last few weeks about a very short video where new-york based designer Stefan Sagmeister says that people who are not novelists or filmmakers and claim that they are storytellers are full of shit. It’s a provocative position that could have been interesting if Sagmeister has had […]
This is quite amazing. Kevin B. Lee, just gave a lot of visibility to a new form of filmmaking: Desktop Documentary by releasing a 25 minute behind the scenes of yet-to-be-released Transformers 4 made thanks to Internet footage. Yes, you read well. As its name indicates, Desktop Documentary “treats the computer screen as both a camera lens and a […]
By now you are probably familiar with Kerby Ferguson, the writer/director/producer behind the excellent Everything is a Remix series, that connects dots in enlightening. Ferguson is currently working on This Is Not A Conspiracy Theory , a series of videos he successfully funded on Kickstarter, but just shared a one-off about the iPhone. Everything Is a […]
Things are changing. That’s probably one of the sentence I have written the most on mentorless in the last six months. Things are changing: you could be hired by a Studio to create content for YouTube now. Things are changing: your (future) agent is not only looking to sell your talent to traditional platforms, you can […]
If you are not in the mood of seeing your smile broaden and feeling your heart melt, Fear of Flying might not be for you today. The 9 minute Live Action Animation (NOT to be confused with Stop Motion Animation) directed by Conor Finnegan tells the story of a bird whose fear of flying prevents him from […]
If you are a filmmaker making a living (or trying to make a living) out of your craft, get excited, this article is going to give you a massive amount of tools and information to tackle every jobs with a fresh perspective as a storyteller, all the while being as technically prepared as you can […]
Soderbergh is dead, long live Soderbergh! Steven Soderbergh might have said he was done with filmmaking and talking about the film industry, but he is far from stopping being creative and having fun. Using @Bitchuation, a Twitter account created in April 2011, Soderbergh announced in April 29 of this year his intention to tweet a […]
What does it take to get for a film to get the “Film Noir” title? Like any genres, Film Noir has specificities and a history that starts with film critique Nino Frank in 1946. Filmmaker IQ, who made it last week to the list of 24 Twitter Accounts You Should Follow, made a video explaining everything you […]
So, you want to be a storyteller, possibly on film/video, possibly on a dozen different mediums, and you are well and alive in 2013. Well, that’s a good news as we are in the midst of a revolution that is opening up hundreds of new ways a) to tell stories and b) to reach and […]
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