J.J. Abrams

Superfan JJ Abrams on Directing “The Force Awakens”

Wired interviews the J.J. Abrams on what it’s like to direct the most anticipated film of the year. WIRED: How are you feeling? It seems like only yesterday you were announced as the director of Episode VII. J.J. ABRAMS: Good! It’s a crazy thing, right? I can’t wait for people to see the movie. We’ve Read MoreRead More

What the Visual Style of J.J. Abrams’s ‘Star Trek’ Films Can Tell Us About ‘The Force Awakens’

Lucas directed the original Star Wars with static cameras like a fable – JJ Abrams may be bringing the look of Star Wars more down home. One of the first sights in the new trailer for Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens is a massive, collapsed spaceship, gray and imposing like the remains Read MoreRead More

J.J. Abrams Talks STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS and That New Lightsaber

J.J. Abrams Talks Star Wars on the red carpet at the Visual Effects Society Awards – discussing his the Light Saber and how his use of CGI is the opposite of George Lucas’. When you’re the director of the most anticipated film of the year—and, quite possibly, one of the most anticipated in recent memory—you’re Read MoreRead More

Editing for JJ Abrams: Interview with Mary Jo Markey and Maryann Brandon

Mary Jo Markey, A.C.E. and Maryann Brandon, A.C.E. talk with Creative COW and editing for JJ Abrams including their work on Star Trek Into Darkness and the upcoming addition to the Star Wars Franchise. Debra Kaufman: How did your relationship begin with J.J. Abrams? Mary Jo Markey: I actually started working with J.J. on the TV series Felicity. Read MoreRead More

J.J. Abrams and Jon Stewart talk “Star Trek” and “Star Wars”

J.J. Abrams spent some time on Jon Stewart’s Daily Show to talk about his upcoming projects as well as giving Jon a little advice on his upcoming directing gig. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,The Daily Show on Facebook The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Get More: Read MoreRead More

Playboy Interviews J.J. Abrams

Playboy Contributing Editor David Hochman interviews J.J. Abrams just after his Star Wars announcement about all things Science Fiction. And yes friends, you are going reading Playboy for the articles. PLAYBOY: Let’s begin with Star TrPLAYBOY: Let’s begin with Star Trek. How the hell can this franchise still go where no man has gone before? ABRAMS: Well, I Read MoreRead More

10 TED Talks for Filmmakers

This collection of 10 TED Talks for filmmakers includes, Rob Legato on special effects, Kirby Ferguson on Remix, Andrew Stanton on story, JJ Abrams, James Cameron, Elizabeth Gilbert on tapping your inner genius, Kevin Allocca on why YouTube videso go Viral, Amy Tan on Creativity, Tiffany Shlain on Crowd source Filmmaking, and Erik Johansson on Read MoreRead More

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