Observations on film art


David Bordwells goldmine of links on the open secrets of classical storytelling. (Link)

This website is immense. So much gold 😉


Cinematic Style of Emmanuel Lubezki

Telling Stories Within The Frame

An analyses of ways to ues ensemble staging to avoid too much coverage and focus on genuinne performance and mise en scene.

Ensemble Staging (link)

The Wisdom of Akira Kurasawa


There is no doubt that Akira Kurasawa was an incredible filmaker. Flavourwire has collected a series of his quotes.  Soak up some of his wisdom.

(Link – 25 incredible quotes)

Lets dissect the Coen Brothers Films

Robert Rodriguez Says Your Already A Filmaker

So we all know the story of Robert Rodriguez. He made his first film
(El Mariachi) for about $8000, and he did it all by himself. He’s mastered the art of making a film without money.

This clip was made circa 1993, the video quality is horrible but the message still clear and very relevant.

The only thing standing in the way of you making a film is yourself.

Check out other 10 Minute Film Schools clips here.

(Via Filmmakerhq)

Saying things without words: Mad Max

Wise words from Martin Scorsese

675 Classic Free Movies Streaming Now

for the crate diggers

for those looking to the horizons

dare to take an adventure in cinema history old an new


http://www.openculture.com/freemoviesonline (<—–LINK)

Black Swan “unofficial” behind the scenes


Indiewire are hosting some clips from a “Black Swan” behind the scenes doco. (click for link)

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