Great Filmmakers and their take On Filmmaking and Style

From Welles and Godard to Tarkovsky and Bresson, On Filmmaking and Style shares a collection of insight from filmmakers who emphasize an essential quality of film, the filmmaker’s style. Vision, imagination, and an awareness of cinema’s audio-visual language are at the heart of the filmmaker’s style, proving that the greatest cinematic tool lies within the filmmaker him/herself. Read MoreRead More

Building a Brand – Never Stop Asking “Why?”

People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but they will remember what you made them feel. That line of thought by Maya Angelou has guided Legendary designer Michael Wolff over his long career. Check out more in this interview from 99u. We won’t remember the commercial, the logo, or the Read MoreRead More

Five Kind-of-Weird Photography Tips No One Ever Told You

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. Think in the shower* Being a photographer that shoots on location everyday, and then come home and sit in front of the computer for many hours Read MoreRead More

Meet 97-year-old Hal Lasko, The Pixel Painter

Hal Lasko, better known as Grandpa, worked as a graphic artist back when everything was done by hand. His family introduced him to the computer and Microsoft Paint long after he retired. Now, Grandpa spends ten hours a day moving pixels around his computer paintings. His work is a blend of pointillism and 8-Bit art..Read More

The Language of Inspiration: Where Do You Get Your Ideas?

Photographer Jake Garn sets out to answer his number one frequently asked question… “Where do you get your ideas?” Using original photos, videos, illustrations and animations to show that inspired ideas are all around us all of the time and just waiting for you to set them free! It’s a photography class and creative workshop Read MoreRead More

Blind Filmmaking Students May Lack Sight, But Not Vision

If you think that the ability to see is the first requirement for being able to make a movie, then you haven’t been to Kevin Bright’s film-making class at the Perkins School for the Blind in Boston. Rock Center’s Harry Smith visited Bright’s class. Bright was the executive producer of the wildly successful show “Friends.” Read MoreRead More

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