Alfred Hitchcock explains how to inject emotional tension into a scene during an AFI Master seminar.
This is one of over 100 different missions Improv Everywhere has executed since 2001 in New York City. Others include the Frozen Grand Central, the Food Court Musical, and the famous No Pants Subway Ride, to name a few. Visit the website to see tons of photos and video of all of our work, including behind the scenes information on how this video was made.
For there latest mission, they staged a reenactment of the first Princess Leia / Darth Vader scene from Star Wars on a New York City subway car.
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How does the footage from the Barbie Video Girl compare with the Canon 7d? The answer may surprise you, if you’re easy to surprise.
Getting a job in the computer animation and special effects industry is tough – it’s a competitive world. The first thing that your future employer will see is your reel – Pixar gives us a few demo reel tips to prospective applicants for technical director and animation positions:
…Just like a resume is no more than 2 pages unless you’ve been CEO or a senator. If you have a lot of great material…do a 4 minute version, and then refer to longer pieces on a DVD afterwards if you get that far into the process. “For the entire short see the additional materials section…blah blah blah yakity shmakity.”
Don’t do a “collage” of your work, with interleaved random clips from all your different work. No, no, no. We won’t be able to figure out what’s going on. DO give each piece the time it deserves, no more nor less, and just show it once. Keep it simple.
- Pixar.com | Read the Full Article
Watch as Dave Helmly guides you through the basics of Blu-ray authoring with Adobe Encore. Dave also gives helpful tips on media and burners and much more..
If Bollywood superstars are like royalty, actor Abhishek Bachchan is a crown prince. The son of Amitabh Bachchan, who ruled over Bollywood filmdom since the 1970s, and actress Jaya Bachchan, the younger Bachchan came into his own with the massively popular Dhoom in 2004. Since then, Bachchan has seen his movie career take off, with hits such as Dostana, which grossed Rs. 90 crores (US$19 million). While Bachchan and his superstar wife Aishwarya Rai are often in the media spotlight, what is less known is his involvement in AB Corp, his father’s film production company. During the Wharton India Economic Forum in Philadelphia, Bachchan discussed his views about the business of filmmaking in India.
Brilliantly mixing gore, vivid colors, and twisting stories filled with black-gloved murderers and dashes of the supernatural, Dario Argento’s films have combined the best of horror and art house cinema. For over thirty years Argento has produced one classic shocker after another, such as Deep Red, Suspiria, Tenebre, and Opera. Now go behind the scenes and learn the dark secrets behind Argento’s movie alchemy, including his striking rock-influenced music, groundbreaking special effects, dizzying camera work, and haunting imagery, from his early mystery masterpieces to his latest thriller, Sleepless. Features interviews with John Carpenter, Alice Cooper, Keith Emerson, and actresses Jessica Harper and Piper Laurie.
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We have also posted videos from 2 of their courses “Philosophy of Film” an “Philosophy In Film and Other Media” found: HERE
Introduction and overview, The Seventh Seal, Bergman’s “Chamber Movies,” Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, O Brother Where Art Thou?, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, a student paper on Clint Eastwood, a student paper on Star Wars, and a student paper on fantasy as a means to healing.
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