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#BoringFilmTechStuff

Under the #BoringFilmTechStuff hashtag on Twitter, I’ve been making available a series of technical posts that I thought might be useful or …

American Cinematographer - May 2017

Screenwriting Lessons From Christopher Nolan

Movie lovers all over the world are familiar with the identity of the genius behind the Batman trilogy and other mind-bending films like Inception, …

Social Media

Watch: Michel Gondry's New Short is the iPhone Version of 'The Red Balloon'

Michel Gondry and DP Laurent Brunet use the iPhone to its fullest potential in 'Détour.'<p>No sooner did we report that indie stalwart Steven Soderbergh …

‘Game of Thrones’ Mailbag: Let’s Talk About Fire Wights

The Maester of the Citadel of Crazytown answers your lingering questions about this week’s ‘Game of Thrones’ and where Westeros is headed.<p>With …

TV Series

'Endless Poetry:' Why Alejandro Jodorowsky Thinks You Should 'Make Movies to Lose Money'

Alejandro Jodorowsky's 'Endless Poetry' is a surrealist vision of the influential artist's youth.<p>He's one of Kanye West's greatest influences. He …

Making Movies

BTS with Nolan and 'Dunkirk': How They Shot 70mm and IMAX

DP Hoyte Van Hoytema had to invent new lenses to make shooting with the massive cameras work.<p>Christopher Nolan’s 70mm WWII spectacle <i>Dunkirk</i> has …

8 Movies to Watch After You See ‘Dunkirk’

Continue with more depictions of the Dunkirk evacuation and other mostly intense recommendations.<p>If you did your assigned homework before seeing</b> …

ADVOCAY

Flags of (almost all) countries based out of which museum & heritage workers engaged with IMWD2017.<p>We are proud of the 3rd International Museum …

Report on the 3rd International Museum Workers Day #IMWD2017, an advocacy project initiated by MUSEUMVIEWS

Dalí and Duchamp to share their first-ever joint exhibition

Dalí and Duchamp. Aside from having a nice ring to it, these were the names of two of the 20th century’s most famous artists. Dalí, famed for his surrealist paintings and his delightfully absurd behaviour and personality, and Duchamp, for his work with Cubism and conceptual art, as well as the …

Newcomers Help Propel Art Market's Recovery

Collectors spooked by last year’s economic and political tumult are filtering back to the big auction houses, where they are vying with an influx of newcomers for blue-chip art.<p>The resulting global market looks increasingly healthy, although categories such as rare books and Russian art are in less …

The stunning photographs of Irving Penn are some of the 20th century’s best

The master photographer has a new retrospective at the Met<p>When you spend 60 years making pictures every day, you get pretty damn good at it. Take …

Art Galleries

Man convinced living room painting is $300M Michelangelo masterpiece

TONAWANDA, N.Y. — Martin Kober is convinced the painting of a dying Jesus that hung above the mantel in his upstate New York childhood home is the …

Prussian blue: From the Great Wave to Starry Night, how a pigment changed the world

Hokusai's Great Wave off Kanagawa remains the enduring image of Japanese art.<p>The print depicts a giant wave with unmistakable frothing tentacles …

Man indicted in scheme to sell paintings from art heist

BOSTON (AP) — A Boston federal jury has indicted a West Virginia man on charges he tried to sell paintings he did not have access to and falsely …

The Pompidou Signed a Deal to Expand to China With a New Shanghai Art Museum

Art World<p>The Centre Pompidou Shanghai is slated to open in 2019 in a wing of the West Bund Art Museum.<p>,<p>After a decade of negotiations with Chinese …

But First, Coffee: Caffè Greco and the Beginnings of Italian Photography

In the first place a word about Roman photographers. I need hardly say that their places of rendezvous are the Lépre and the Caffè Greco. . . . I …