Michael Hernandez

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Jean-Luc Godard’s After-Shave Commercial for Schick

The Dziga Vertov Group (1968-1972) was a film collective co-founded by Jean-Luc Godard and Jean-Pierre Gorin, named after the pioneering documentary …

The Unbelievers, A New Film Starring Richard Dawkins, Lawrence Krauss, Werner Herzog, Woody Allen, & Cormac McCarthy

The so-called New (or “Gnu”) Atheism arrived at a time when fear, anger, and confusion over extremist religion had hit a fever pitch. Suddenly, …

Director Ran Out of Money, Finished Shooting his Oscar-Nominated Movie on an iPhone

While filming Oscar-nominated documentary "Searching for Sugar Man", director Malik Bendjelloul said, in an interview with <i>CNN Money</i>, that he ran out of money and had to finish filming his movie on his iPhone with the 8mm Vintage Camera app.<p>I started shooting this on a Super 8 camera, like with …

IFP’s First-Time Director Program Filmmaker Labs Now Accepting Submissions

IFP's First-Time Director Program Filmmaker Labs Now Accepting Submissions<p>IFP’s Filmmaker Labs, a mentorship program for first-time directors, is …

Filmmaking

TED Prize Filmmaker Award

Founded by Robert Redford, Sundance Institute is a nonprofit organization that actively advances the work of independent storytellers in film and …

Mark Twain Captured on Film by Thomas Edison in 1909. It’s the Only Known Footage of the Author.

Here's a little nugget for you. The great inventor Thomas Edison visited the home of Mark Twain in 1909, and captured footage of "the father of …

DVDs, Documentaries, Easter Eggs & Team Shirts. Plus: another Kickstarter that needs your help!

Gang,I know it’s been a while since the last update, but I haven’t forgotten about you. The last several weeks have been spent on non-stop editing of …

Werner Herzog and Cormac McCarthy Talk Science and Culture

<i>Photo of Werner Herzog</i> ©RobinHolland/robinholland.com<p>To kick off this wonderful episode of Science Friday (listen here or below), physicist Lawrence …

POV Announces Its 2013 Documentary Lineup, Including ‘Only the Young’ and ‘5 Broken Cameras’

POV Announces Its 2013 Documentary Lineup, Including 'Only the Young' and '5 Broken Cameras'<p>Longrunning PBS documentary series POV announced its 26th …

2013 Disposable Film Festival, A Showcase for Films Shot with Inexpensive Video Devices

The 6th annual Disposable Film Festival launches at San Francisco’s Castro Theatre, March 21 to 24, 2013. The festival is a showcase of short films …

Sweded "Star Trek Into Darkness" Trailer Shot With an iPhone

Three of my favorite things are Star Trek, the films of Michel Gondry, and iPhones. Here are a couple of great videos that combine all three.<p>These …

Faking It: A Visual History of 150 Years of Image Manipulation Before Photoshop

<i>“The painter constructs, the photographer discloses,”</i> Susan Sontag famously asserted in <i>On Photography</i>. But in the quarter century since, the rise of digital photography and image manipulation software has increasingly transmogrified the photographer into a constructor of reality, a reality in which …

For One Instagram Celebrity, the Secret's in the Secrecy

Sure the iPhone made everyone a photographer, but it also made everyone a spy. Just ask Richard Koci Hernandez, assistant professor of new media at …