Vimeo’s Video School takes a basic look at what it takes to get your first short off the ground. More details on this lesson here.Read More
Patrick Tucker is one of Europe’s most experienced film directors with over 400 shows broadcast on television. At the end of a Take you shout “CUT!” – then what do you do? 1: Did you like the take? On balance, were all the major elements in place? (framing; camera movement; lighting; design; properties; costumes; make-up; script; Read MoreRead More
Genevieve Jolliffe outlines some of terms a writer or director would expect when working on a Hollywood Studio film. If you are hired to write (whether this is your own idea or someone else’s) you will get paid your writing fee in steps. THE TYPICAL DEAL is two drafts and a polish (three steps). Each Read MoreRead More
On Sunday, August 19, 2012, a man parked his car on a bridge, got out of the vehicle and, without hesitation, jumped off the side of the bridge. When the body was recovered, he was identified to be Hollywood director Tony Scott.Read More
This series examines facets of Spielberg’s movie career, including his stylistic evolution as a director, his depiction of violence, his interest in communication and language, his portrayal of authority and evil, and the importance of father figures — both present and absent — throughout his work.
The career of Doris Wishman defies belief. She was one of the most prolific woman filmmakers of all time, making 30 features over four decades in a genre dominated by men, the sexploitation flick.