Night Photography: Finding Your Way In The Dark

Night photographers have one big thing in common: a true love of the dark. Rather than looking at night photography as an extension of daytime shooting with added complications, they embrace the unique challenges of nocturnal photography for the tremendous wealth of creative opportunities it offers.

Purchase: Night Photography: Finding your way in the dark by Lance Keimig

Inside the House from “The Royal Tenenbaums”

From the AV Club: The Royal Tenenbaums is set in New York, but not really. The city viewers see in the film certainly looks like New York, but the names have been changed and, in at least one case, an iconic landmark covered up. Consequently, the house that Royal Tenenbaum (Gene Hackman) bought in the winter of his 35th year is located on Archer Avenue in the film, not in Harlem on Convent Avenue at 144th Street, as it is in real life.

Why David Lynch Turned Down ‘Return of the Jedi’

David Lynch was offered to direct the third Star Wars film, Return of the Jedi, but turned it down. Why? Spoiler.. Wookies give him headaches.

Sidenote from Sascha Ciezata the creator of the video above:

My immensely popular animated short film “When Lynch Met Lucas” was pulled off Vimeo and several other sites by a certain “organization” (who claims to support the arts and artists) with a rather nebulous claim that they own the copyright to the audio portion of my film. Here is another animated short, again shot with my iPhone about the whole absurd affair….

100 Resources to Research Your Horror Film

Have you ever felt that you have a great horror story and you just need to do a little research to get more ideas, get the time period right or other facts? Maybe you have writer’s block and don’t know where to start. In either case we put together a list of links to help you get all the details right in your scary flick.


Urban Legends

Ghosts & Folklore

Public Domain and Classical Horror Stories

Online Screenplays

Horror Movie Websites


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