It’s the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who!!! Whovians everywhere are excited to see what the newest Doctor will bring to the character, and that got us thinking: what makes the Doctor, THE Doctor? 11 different doctors have played the role over the past 50 years, and each was unique, with different personalities and characteristics. But besides the physical symbols surrounding him – the Tardis, the sonic screwdriver- are there larger cues that indicate the man is in fact THE DOCTOR?
Photography and film aren’t that far apart – we share common visual language and techniques – here are 5 tips from Noam Galai for finding inspiration in your work.
Being a photographer that shoots on location everyday, and then come home and sit in front of the computer for many hours everyday responding to emails, uploading photos, captioning images, updatingsocial media, editing, watching videos, reading articles and on top of that talk on the phone with potential clients, it’s very easy to forget many of the tasks needed to be done.
Sometimes I feel like the only place I can really think is in the bath. The only place no one is going to occupy my mind with random emails, or facebook notifications. No one will be able to call, and no one will ask me anything. It’s the only place I can just think. The bath for me is the place I usually remember so many things I needed to do and forgot. I suddenly remember I had to send an invoice to someone, or reply to a new potential client i totally forgot about.
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Here’s a quick visual representation of the make-up and effects that went into making the Arc Reactor for Ironman and Avengers movies.
David Lynch on surrealist cinema from BBC Arena 1987.
What living director has drawn the descriptor “surreal” more often than David Lynch? If you’ve seen, or rather experienced, a few of his films — particularly Eraserhead, Lost Highway, Mulholland Dr., or Inland Empire, or even the first half of his television series Twin Peaks — you know he’s earned it. Like any surrealist worth his salt, Lynch creates his own version of reality, with its own set of often unfathomable and inexplicably but emotionally and psychologically resonant qualities. In 1987, the year after his breakthrough Blue Velvet opened in theaters, the BBC apparently thought him enough of an authority on the matter of cinematic surrealism to enlist him to present an episode of Arena on the subject.
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From the Writers Guild Foundation – Join Executive Producers and Writers Brett Baer, Dave Finkel, and Liz Meriwether for an evening discussion about their hit show, NEW GIRL. Moderated by Jan Oxenberg.
Leonardo Da Vinci apparently was in the musical instrument designing business when he wasn’t covering up the history of the Knights Templar. The viola organista – a piano/cello was conceived of but never built until now.
Take a look at the process Apple uses to make their new line of Mac Pro computers.
This animation consists of 12 597 handmade aquarelle paintings, each painting is approximately 1,5*3cm in size. Together they form my 35 minute long paraphrase on the motion picture Blade Runner (1982) by Ridley Scott. By Anders Ramsell·
Barry Ackroyd (Captain Phillips), Sean Bobbitt (12 Years a Slave), Bruno Delbonnel (Inside Llewyn Davis), Phedon Papamichael (Nebraska) and Stuart Dryburgh (The Secret Life of Walter Mitty) sit down for a candid conversation in this THR Roundtable Discussion.