Filmmaking

We pay homage to some of the greatest 'long takes' in cinema

The secret to a great long take is that it carries meaning above and beyond the technical chops it illustrates. Immersive, engaging, intimate, the …

Videography

VR Summit

<b>Raindance Film Festival continues to champion creators who are pushing the artistic development of the new mediums of Virtual, Augmented and Mixed</b> …

Virtual Reality

Documentary Editing: Tips from the Pros - Film Independent

In no medium is the editor more crucial to a project’s artistic success than in documentaries. The doc editor has to sift through hundred of hours of …

Film Festivals

Agnès Varda: ‘I’ve always enjoyed sharing people with audiences’

Picture the scene: a hotel in Paris with journalists forming a small row in front of a glass table, which itself sits in front of an oversized sofa. …

Filmmaking

Eli Roth hopes The House With a Clock in Its Walls is a gateway to the horror genre

The fact that Eli Roth — the director behind <i>Cabin Fever</i>, <i>Hostel</i>, <i>The Green Inferno</i>, and <i>Hemlock Grove</i> — is now releasing a PG movie will naturally raise …

Steven Spielberg

Watch: From Indies to Marvel - First Trailer Released for 'Captain Marvel'

Two indie film students made a Marvel movie and we're pretty psyched.<p>The filmmaking team of Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck have long been stalwarts in the …

Captain Marvel

Tom Hiddleston to Keep Playing Loki on the Small Screen

Who knows which <b>Marvel Cinematic Universe</b> characters will be alive and which will be (still or newly) dead by the end of <b>Avengers 4</b>, but apparently a …

Avengers: Infinity War

Making Movies About Bad People Who Do Bad Things by Chris von Hoffmann

<i>Film Courage: How did making your first feature film and then getting feedback on that film impact how you write things now?</i><p><b>Chris von Hoffmann,</b> …

Film Festivals

Netflix Partners With Inaugural Smithsonian African American Film Festival

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture announced on Tuesday that it will partner with Netflix in preparation for …

Movies

How the New 'Atari' Movie Could Revolutionize Film Finance by Tokenization on the Blockchain

“The main promise of doing this is so that independent filmmakers can be empowered…”The budget for the upcoming <i>Atari</i> movie, set around $40-$50 …

Atari

Greg Hildebrandt on Recapturing the Spirit of Classic Movie Poster Illustration

If you were to look under my bed at age 13, you would discover three massive coffee table books. One would be the “Icon: A Frank Frazetta …

Posters

John appeared on CordKillers with Tom Merritt and Brian Brushwood ⋆ FilmmakerIQ.com

I had a great time with my appearance on Cordkillerrs with the fabulous Tom Merritt and Brian Brushwood. Unfortunately I forgot to switch my mic from …

Filmmaking

Kaiser! The Greatest Footballer Never to Play Football

David Baddiel

Back to One, Episode 22: Linus Roache

by Peter Rinaldi<br>in Columns<br>on Sep 18, 2018<p>Linus Roache has played upstanding characters on <i>Law and Order</i> and <i>Homeland</i> but he had to plumb the depths and …

Linus

Nicole Holofcener on Ben Mendelsohn, Catherine Keener, and saying “ugh” to superhero films

Nicole Holofcener first gained attention in 1996 for her powerful comic drama <i>Walking And Talking</i>, a film that also provided one of the first starring …

Superhero Movies

TikTok Real Short Award - Film Independent

The TikTok Real Short Award<p>TikTok, a Platinum Sponsor of the 2018 LA Film Festival, proudly hosts the Real Short Award, which gives 2018 LA Film …

Film Festivals

Canister for macOS: the lingua-franca of LTO tape-drive data storage by Jose Antunes

Developed by The Sync Factory, Canister is a Mac app that fully supports LTFS, guarantees data on the tape is accessible for everyone at any time in …

Videography

Sep 18, 1961 James Gandolfini was born ⋆ FilmmakerIQ.com

“I like to play people like my parents. My parents worked hard. They were honest. They were good people. They’re the kind of people that I love, and …

James Gandolfini

How to Sensitively Work with Non-Professional Actors: ‘Twin Flower’ Brings Truth to the Screen

One left Ukraine as a child and the other escaped the Ivory Coast by foot (and then migrant boat) just months before they both became the leads in …

Film Festivals

Nader Husseini

Designer<p>Nader Husseini<p>Nader Husseini is a motion designer and animator based in Los Angeles, California.<p>Originally from Texas, Nader attended NCSU …

Iron Man

Book Review: Harmony Korine's First Monograph Explores Multi-Disciplinary Practices Ahead of BLOCKBUSTER Exhibit

Harmony Korine’s first monograph reads like a grand montage of a primed spirit. To date, he has created art of several mediums for renowned …

Book Reviews

Anthony Mackie and Jamie Dornan Are In Over Their Heads In ‘Synchronic’

In recent years, one of the most exciting director pairings has been that of <b>Justin Benson</b> and <b>Aaron Moorhead</b>. Having worked separately on some shorts, …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

I Just Finished Directing My First Feature Film, Why Do I Feel Like I Have Post-Partum Depression?

Lynn Chen on set (photo: Eric Yang)<p><i>Actress, activist and blogger Lynn Chen has just wrapped production on her directorial debut,</i> I Will Make You</i> …

Postpartum

Peter Strickland’s ‘In Fabric’ Sews Up A24 Deal After Toronto Bow

A24 has acquired North American rights to <i>In Fabric</i>, Peter Strickland’s stylish horror film that just had its world premiere the the Toronto Film …

Film Festivals

Tarkovsky's Dreams: A Supercut

Filmmaking

Princesita Gala + Party

Twelve-year-old Tamara has been raised in a cult community in southern Chile, and is thought by cult leader Miguel to be the golden child - perhaps …

Cervantes

Reduce Reverb and Noise Sliders for Fast Sound Repair in Premiere Pro

Reduce Noise and Reduce Reverb sliders add a simple way to repair your sound inside of the Essential Sound panel.<p>This is the third article about the …

Repairs

Audience reactions to David Lynch's Eraserhead

David Lynch

“Hype First”: Maxi Cohen on the Genesis of the IFP

Steve Wax, Maxi Cohen, Sandra Schulberg, Joel Gold and Marc Weiss at the Rotterdam train station<p><i>On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the IFP</i> …

Film Festivals

Teradek’s Bolt DSMC2 module for RED cameras is shipping Fall 2018 by Jose Antunes

Designed to keep camera setups clean and free of cable clutter, the highly-anticipated Teradek Bolt DSMC2 module is finally here. Real-time wireless …

Videography