Filmmaking 360

Why Comic Book Geeks Must Be Stopped (Before It’s Too Late!)

Comic-book geeks have invaded Hollywood and turned mainstream movies into an endless parade of overblown, juvenile drivel. Kevin Maher says: they must be stopped before it’s too late. I had a strange and disconcerting experience in a darkened Soho screening room in late November, in the year 2000. It was barely 30 minutes into a Read MoreRead More

7 Ways to Improve Your Work When You’re Not Working

Bobby Marko lists seven ways for self improvement when things are slow. 1. Get or Update Your Website You may not know but my path to film and video was actually through building and designing websites. Coming out of the music industry I saw the need and the creative ways websites could communicate to a Read MoreRead More

BIRDMAN: Following Riggan’s Orders

David Bordwell takes a really in depth look at the Oscar Winner Birdman, from it’s story structure to how the one shot style both mimics traditional editing style while adding new dimension to the story. Birdman’s plot covers six days at a critical period in Riggan’s life. He’s an over-the-hill movie star identified with playing Read MoreRead More

The Real ‘Mad Men’?

Don Draper is a character that could only exist in fiction: impossibly handsome, endlessly talented, and crippled by alcoholism and other impulse-control problems. VICE was curious to see if there was any truth behind Mad Men protagonist, and that’s how they found George Lois. A leader of the Creative Revolution, Lois helped create the campaign Read MoreRead More

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