Menu 

Filmmaking 360

The Death of Photography: Are camera phones destroying an artform?

From presidential selfies to never-ending Instagram feeds, the world is now drowning in images. Celebrated photographers debate the impact of this mass democratisation on their craft. “It’s really weird,” says Antonio Olmos. “Photography has never been so popular, but it’s getting destroyed. There have never been so many photographs taken, but photography is dying.” I’d Read MoreRead More

Why Screenwriters and Filmmakers Fail

Raindance collects a series of articles on the pitfalls and traps that keep filmmakers from making films. Their Scripts And Screenplays Don’t Tell Stories One of the most common failings with films submitted to the festival is that they lack structure; if there’s no story, people won’t watch it. This is the same for documentaries; Read MoreRead More

Brendan O’Connell is Blocking The Bread Aisle

Artist Brendan O’Connell creates impressionistic paintings of Walmart interiors – “finding beauty and significance in what are throw away moments for everyone else” The Atlantic: How did you come to make this documentary? Julien Lasseur and Jamie Thalman: Julien had been in touch with O’Connell about doing a film project around his Walmart series. The Read MoreRead More

The Single Most Important Thing You Can Do to Build a Successful Career in the Film Industry

Robert Hardy presents a few tips for how to build a career making movies. Build A Strong Reputation In the world of freelance filmmaking, where a good portion of your gigs will come from referrals, your reputation is your most valuable asset. How many times have you been on a film set, only to find Read MoreRead More

Step away from your Cameraphone: Constantly taking photographs STOPS our brains remembering what happened

The Smart Phone seems to be making us dumber… From children’s birthdays to that  long-awaited family holiday, we all want  to remember those cherished moments with a photograph. But if you’re one of those people who  can’t stop snapping, beware –  you could end up forgetting it all in a flash.  A study has found Read MoreRead More

If a Story Is Viral, Truth May Be Taking a Beating

If an online story sounds too good (or juicy) to be true… it may very well be. Truth has never been an essential ingredient of viral content on the Internet. But in the stepped-up competition for readers, digital news sites are increasingly blurring the line between fact and fiction, and saying that it is all Read MoreRead More

A Unique and Kinetic Profile of Illustrator and Designer James White

Designer James White spent a decade working for other agencies before he founded Signalnoise, a one-man design studio in Nova Scotia. He was determined to explore his own aesthetic: “Fascination, wonder, and imagination made visual.” The move was creatively productive and financially lucrative. But when he decided to dedicate a year to his passion project—taking Read MoreRead More

Newer Posts
Older Posts