Long Live Cinema and MoiFightClub got together with Director Dibakar Banerjee discuss his latest film Detective Byomkesh Bakshy. He goes onto answer numerous question you might have had and some you probably didn’t. In any case a brilliant series that anyone who cares about understanding films should watch.
We came across this beautiful video essay which studies the supposed mistakes in Birdman and how a lot of them are deliberate and actually add to the narrative of the film. Director Alejandro González Iñárritu isn’t the first one to employ this method, it is often noted that director Stanley Kubrick did something similar in The Shining.
We had earlier posted an interview with director Sandeep Mohan, here’s a more in-depth interview where he speaks about making an ultra-low budget film and more. Also don’t forget to buy/rent his film Hola Venky!. It’s available legally on Vimeo and Fliqvine.
Darious J. Britt is an American independent film-maker who has put together a list of mistakes most novice film-makers have made or will make. The best part is that he also has the solutions for the same. Here’s the list of the common mistakes from the video: Weak story Undercooked scripts Bad sound Poor casting choices Poor shot composition […]
With Season 4 coming to a close last weekend, Game Of Thrones fans were surprised and shocked at the season finale. While those who read the books continued to snigger at the Unsullied – A common moniker in GOT/ASOIAF fan forums for those fans who haven’t read the books yet. We don’t know how Weiss and Benioff (the showrunners) […]
Lighting is often a very confused topic for any beginner. And the fact there is no set limitations of what you can do or not do- it makes things all the more difficult to process. And this is why this video from Film Riot is so awesome- it explains the very basics and talks about it […]
Roger Deakins was been the cinematographer for over 70 films, nominated for 11 Oscars and won 3 BAFTA awards. His impressive credentials include films such as No Country for Old Men, A Beautiful Mind, Fargo and True Grit. He is known for his simplistic lighting design (often using only one or two lights) and also for […]
Film Title Design Masterclass by Karin Fong – Title Designer of Boadwalk Empire, Dead Man on Campus and Rubicon.
Karin Fong is the title designer behind the titles of Boadwalk Empire,Terminator: Salvation, Charlotte’s Web, Dead Man on Campus, Mimic and Rubicon. Here in this masterclass from Toronto International Film Festival she takes the audience through a behind-the-scenes look at the development of creative content for commercial advertising, digital and interactive platforms, feature films, and global brands. […]
Editing Masterclass by Walter Murch -Editor of The Godfather Trilogy , Apocalypse Now, The English Patient
This is a masterclass with the legendary editor/sound designer Walter Murch. If you have anything to do with films, you have to know this man. He has literally shaped some of the greatest cinematic marvels from the last few decades. This masterclass was held at the Sheffield Doc/Fest in 2013. As the video description states: […]
Editing Masterclass by Thelma Schoonmaker – Editor of Taxi Driver, Raging Bull and all of Martin Scorsese’s films
From Wolf of Wall Street to Goodfellas, Martin Scorsese’s films would not have been as enthralling if not for his editor – Thelma Schoonmaker. She has been his partner – in – crime since Scorsese’s first short film – What’s A Girl Like You Doing In A Place Like This? - back when they were […]