Aldis Bičevskis

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Projection Mapping a New World Over the Czech Philharmonic

NOHlab pairs detailed visuals with music by the Czech Philharmonic.<p>The days when audiences would be in awe over projection mapping simply for the fact that it existed, regardless of content, have come and gone. The feeling of novelty is left for advertisers and cities looking to celebrate this …

Learn From the Pros: How Filmmakers Fast-Track Their Way Into the Industry

Breaking your way into a very competitive film industry can be tough without proper guidance. While there is no real blueprint to success, there are …

‘Game Of Hyrule’ Is The ‘Zelda’ And ‘Game Of Thrones’ Mashup You Never Knew You Needed

At this point <i>Game of Thrones</i> is no longer simply a television series, instead it is a cultural phenomenon that transcends boundaries and is loved by a broad range of people. What originally looked like a show that only hardcore nerds would love has turned into a show that everyone has been talking …

Game of Thrones

5 Creative Alternatives to Hotels While Traveling

Calling all wanderers, free spirits and boho babes: The open road is beckoning, and adventure is the only true destination. Maybe it’s just summer excitement and #vanlife that’s got us obsessively looking at Instagram vacays, but these overnight travel options have got us breaking all of our …

Productivity

6 Filmmaking Tutorials for Cinematographers

You’ve got to keep learning if you want to become a true master of cinematography. Let’s check out a few filmmaking tutorials every cinematographer …

Turn An Old T-Shirt Into A DIY Cat Tent

If you have an old t-shirt and a few wire hangers around the house, you have everything you need to make this tent for your cat in about ten minutes. …

Watch: 7-Minute Video Essay Explores The Importance Of Character Movement In Film

Film, primarily, is a visual medium. The etymology of the word cinematography literally means “drawing motion.” So it’s no wonder that for as long as …

16 Great Unsung TV Shows of the Past Few Years That Everybody Should Watch

We’re living in a goddamn Golden Age of television. But there’s also way too much TV to keep track of, and a few shows get the lion’s share of …

Get a Little Emotional Listening to Ewan McGregor Performing David Bowie’s ‘Heroes.’ It’s Okay.

Ewan McGregor sang David Bowie’s “Heroes” last night at the Roxy’s Celebrating David Bowie tribute concert in Hollywood, alongside other performers, …

These Agent Carter Visual Effects are Truly Impressive

These days, I’m often more blown away by subtle and invisible special effects that call no attention to themselves than anything else. Sure, your CGI …

Cutest Little Girl in Japan Perfectly Captures the Joys of Childhood

Photographer Kotori Kawashima happened upon his most iconic subject yet when a friend introduced the artist to his 4-year-old daughter. With her rosy cheeks and adorable expressions, the young girl was a natural in front of the creative's lens. According to Kawashima, she didn't notice the camera …

The 24 Best Science Fiction Books Of 2015

What a year for science fiction we've had, with epic new space operas, fascinating new worlds to explore, and the return of some of our favorite stories.<p>Legendary science fiction author Neal Stephenson has outdone himself with <i>Seveneves</i>, an ambitious and far-reaching tale of humanity at its …

Science Fiction

Best science fiction and fantasy books of 2015

A year in which Kim Stanley Robinson took us beyond the stars in Aurora and David Mitchell embraced his inner geek in Slade House<p><b>Vote:</b> What was your favourite book of the year?• <b><br>Best of culture in 2015:</b> see this year’s cultural highlights, chosen by the Guardian’s writers and critics<p>As per that …

Puppies

Cinematography 101: The Ultimate Guide to Becoming a DP

This guide for cinematographers will teach you all the basics of cinematography while linking you to tons of other great resources for more in-depth …

Cinematography

The Best Science-Fiction & Fantasy of 2015

The end of 2015 marks the completion of this blog’s first year of existence, and what a year to start with: we can’t remember the last 12-month …

Books

Your Marriage of the Future: Seven Science Fiction Ideas about Relationships and Sex that Might Come True

I’m not a big science fiction reader, but I admire how the genre has just enough of a toehold in reality that it feels plausibly weird. It stakes out …