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Cinematography Bruno Delbonnel, ASC opens up on Coen Brothers’ “Inside Llewn Davis”

Bruno Delbonnel, ASC, AFC, gives voice to the Coen brothers’ chilly new folk saga, Inside Llewyn Davis. “When Joel sent me the script [for Inside Llewyn Davis] and said he and Ethan wanted a ‘slushy, New York look,’” Paris-based cinematographer Bruno Delbonnel, ASC, AFC, recounts over lunch on a recent Hollywood visit, “I immediately thought of the Read MoreRead More

Follow the Story: A Tip from the Coen Brothers

Scott Myers presents this tip from his screenwriting Masterclass, exploring the themes in the Coen Brothers’ work. This may seem an odd point to make: Follow the story. Of course, follow the story. That’s what writers do, right? Well, there are writers who follow the story. Then there are the Coens who really FOLLOW the story. Read MoreRead More

The Coen Brothers: Where and How to Begin a Film?

Joel and Ethan Coen, not known for doing press, grant an hour long interview with Noah Baumbauch (writer: The Squid and the Whale, Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou) looking back and discussing how they tackled the openings of their films. This interview was recorded at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center in the Lincoln Center in New York City.Read More

Coen Brothers Short from Chacun Son Cinema

“Chacun son Cinema,” (“To Each His Own Cinema”), starring Josh Brolin. Written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. Chacun son cinema is a collection of 33 short films made by a group of 35 directors, hailing from 5 continents and 25 different countries. The participants each made their own three-minute film on the theme Read MoreRead More

No Country for Old Men: Storyboards

Linda S. Price of American Artist interviews J. Todd Anderson the storyboard artist for almost all of the Coen Brothers’ films, including No Country for Old Men. …Anderson estimates he creates 20 to 30 drawings in a session, which he then takes home and traces on a light table. Because he can’t necessarily repeat the Read MoreRead More