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25 Of The Best Short Films You Can Watch Online. Short filmmaking has always been an understated component of cinema.
It contains all of the magic, escapism, and even technicality that goes into making full length feature productions. In fact some may argue that it is even more difficult to master given the short amount of time that one has to work with to get all of the aspects of filmmaking into the right gear. This list serves not only as a compiled source of recommendations that we hope helps to gain more attention and recognition to this compact pieces of brilliance but to also highlight some of the best short films ever created.
Reasons being vary, from inspirational causes, new age inventiveness, boundary pushing material, or overall well rounded superb examples of filmmaking. Eyes Wide Shut at 15: Inside the Epic, Secretive Film Shoot that Pushe. Kubrick’s obsession with secrecy so infected his cast and crew that no one has ever spoken about it in detail.
The day-to-day life on set can only be inferred from facts and hints. The most major fact: Eyes Wide Shut was exhausting. Kubrick had asked Cruise and Kidman to commit to six months. When they landed in London in the fall of 1996, the couple fully expected to return to Hollywood by spring. Instead, they stayed on through the summer, fall, and another Christmas. How Rethinking Your Demo Reel Could Help You Land a Dream Job. If you’re involved with the dark arts of video in any way, there’s a good chance at some point that you’ve created, or at least come across, a demo reel.
While traditional demo reels are usually your best video pieces cut to music, how can you really stand out from the crowd in any meaningful way if they’re all pretty much the same? This Eerily Beautiful Dystopian Short Film, Shot by Chris Doyle, Will Leave You Wanting More. In the past two years, I have written about quite a few cinematographers.
Of that hefty group, few have stolen my heart quite like Hong Kong-based DP Christopher Doyle, whose cinematographic work with legendary director Wong Kar Wai will go down as some of the best in history. A new Doyle-shot short film just so happens to be making its way around the web, and, as you might expect, it looks absolutely fantastic. How Terrence Malick Wins at Existential Voiceover Narration. Terrence Malick is a polarizing figure in the filmmaking world.
Some laud him for his existential and introspective style of filmmaking, while others decry his recent films for lacking in narrative substance. Whatever your take on Malick, it's hard to deny that the man has a distinctive style that is uniquely his own. His films are often overflowing with gorgeous photography of the natural world, characters battling personal and existential crises, and of course, copious amounts of voiceover narration. In a recent video essay, Scott Tobias and Kevin B. 360° Video using 6 GoPro Cameras - spherical panorama timelapse. Booka Shade - Crossing Borders. #Videos6Music. Maintaining the mystery: editor Kirk Baxter on Gone Girl. Editor Kirk Baxter has worked with David Fincher on such projects as House of Cards, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Social Network and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, winning Oscars for those latter two films.
With Gone Girl, Baxter continued his association with Fincher, helping to sell the suspense as to whether the character Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) killed his wife Amy (Rosamund Pike) in a small Missouri town. fxguide caught up with Baxter to discuss his process on the film, including how he launched into using Adobe Premiere Pro CC for its first ever outing on a major feature. ***Note: this interview contains plot spoilers***
Drucker Challenge 2013. Data in data out. Wes Anderson // Centered. Peter Greenaway // Centered. Kubrick // One-Point Perspective. How to Maximize Production Value on a Minuscule Budget. The First 'Magic Eye' Music Video Explained: Learn How the Filmmakers Pulled It Off. V Renée 02.8.14 @ 4:21PM Tags : 3D, autostereogram, blackisgood, howto, illusion, jaredraab, kinect, magiceye, musicvideo, randomdotautostereogram, RGBDtoolkit, stereogram, youngrival Chances are you’ve spent your fair share of precious time looking at (or trying to look at) one of those Magic Eye posters.
You know what I’m talking about — those pictures that look like nothing but static until you relax your eyes enough to see the hidden T-Rex or Eiffel Tower pop out in 3D. These random dot autostereograms have been used for over half a century, but it wasn’t until recently that director Jared Raab created the first random dot autostereogram music video for the band Young Rival’s single “Black is Good”. Video: Possibly the Most Comprehensive 30-Minute Analysis of 'Prisoners' You've Ever Seen. One of the things I appreciate about cinema is that films are enigmatic.
Many times the films we see when we’re kicking back and watching as passive spectators are not the same films we see when we sit up, pen and pad in hand, and unfurl the cinematic message in its entirety. This video essay by Darren of Must See Films attempts to unearth all of the subtle ways director Denis Villeneuve and legendary DP Roger Deakins try to communicate through the film Prisoners. The Dirk Diggler Story (1988) - Paul Thomas Anderson. How To Shoot B-Roll - Transom.org. This Fantastic In-Depth Documentary Explores the Making Of Paul Thomas Anderson's 'Magnolia'
Whether or not it’s your cup of tea (or should I say milkshake?)
, Paul Thomas Anderson’s Magnolia remains one of the defining films of the late 90s, and an important work in Anderson’s career. Director Mark Rance documented the entire production in his film That Moment: Magnolia Diary, which, if you haven’t seen it already, is now online in all of its 72 minute glory: Iconic Editor Thelma Schoonmaker Shares What She's Learned from 50 Years of Filmmaking.
Legendary editor Thelma Schoonmaker has collaborated with Martin Scorsese for essentially the entire length of both of their careers, starting with Scorsese’s feature Who’s That Knocking at My Door?.
Needless to say, this 3-time Oscar winner, with nearly a half a century of filmmaking experience, has insight into the craft that you’d be hard-pressed to find elsewhere, and fortunately for us, Schoonmaker has shared 8 Golden Rules of filmmaking with MovieMaker Magazine, and we’ve selected a few to share with you.
Here are a few tips from Schoonmaker’s post on MovieMaker Magazine. Live life & study the classics Filmmaking is visual storytelling, and one of the greatest tools you’ll ever have is experience. Captain 3D Presents.... Balls of distortion Pump-Action in a Z depth warp field. Lighting for Matching Closeups: A Spectacular Lighting Workshop with Danish DP Eric Kress. There are few educational resources for cinematographers that are as rock-solid as the various publications, blogs, and podcasts from the American Society of Cinematographers.
Last time we checked in with the ASC, we heard a podcast interview with Phedon Papamichael about his work shooting Alexander Payne’s delightful black and white road film, Nebraska. A Short Film About The Infinitely Various Paths Through Daily Life. The Great Ecstasy of the Woodcarver Steiner - Werner Herzog. Charles Laughton directs NIGHT OF THE HUNTER. The 15th Story Beat: More Lessons Learned from the Finale of My CENTS Kickstarter. If my research of Kickstarter campaigns for film and video taught me anything, I learned the final days of most successful campaigns are wild rides. The Kickstarter for my upcoming feature film CENTS was no exception. Near the end of our Kickstarter, I shared lessons learned from the 15 story beats of our campaign, but since our campaign wasn’t finished, the 15th story beat had yet to be written. Now that our Kickstarter is done, allow me to take you behind the scenes of our final week to share more lessons learned from the exciting conclusion of our crowdfunding campaign.
Before we jump into the details of the final days of the CENTS Kickstarter, let’s take a look at the funding progress of the campaign. DaVinci Resolve Lite TUTORIAL - Qualifiers, Power Windows and Balancing Basics. Insane 'Edge of Tomorrow' BTS Video Shows How Little CGI Was Used During Many Scenes. Box Process. Is the New Apple Mac Pro the Ultimate Video Editing Machine?
4K Panasonic GH4 Has Arrived: 4K Up to 24FPS, UHD Up to 30FPS, & 1080P Variable to 96FPS. Meet the 'Silencer', a Near-Silent, Trigger-Operated Follow Focus System. You could have a great story, riveting actors, and a capable camera, but if your shots aren’t in focus, you’ve really got a serious problem on your hands. Having an experienced focus puller ensuring that your shots are in focus may be a great advantage during production, but if you’re a barebones crew, that responsibility often falls on whomever’s behind the camera (probably you). The big obstacle to pulling focus yourself is having to giving up a hand that could be stabilizing your camera, but 24Shots has developed a trigger-controlled follow focus system, the Silencer, that will help you keep your images sharp while keeping both hands on the wheel. Renowned Gaffer John Higgins Reveals Secrets Behind Lighting Some of Hollywood's Biggest Films. Robert Hardy. Tutorial: Take Your Time-Lapse Game to the Next Level with This $175 DIY Cable Cam Rig.
This 'Breaking Bad' Scene Shows How Powerful a Simple Pan & Dolly Move Can Be. Fog, Smoke, & Haze: The Swiss Army Knives of Cinematography Tools. Contrary to popular belief, fog machines are not just helpful tools used to set the mood at awkward middle school dances. How to Edit Like Kurosawa: An Analysis of the Final Battle in 'Seven Samurai' A Massive List of Upcoming Grants All Filmmakers Should Know About. From Import to Output: An In-Depth Guide to the Adobe Speedgrade CC Workflow. Sundance Infographic Reveals Some Promising and Not So Promising Numbers in Independent Film. Think Crowdfunding Is Just About the Money? Now It Can Be Your Ticket to Distribution.
How Do You Judge Great Cinematography? Fandor Studies the Visuals of the 2014 Oscar Noms.