Kirsten Johnson is a documentary filmmaker and cinematographer. After years in the the industry, she made her directorial debut with 2016’s Cameraperson.
In this fantastic interview with Alfred Hitchcock from a 1976 press conference for his last film ‘The Family Plot’. During this interview (1.5hr) Hitchcock responds to a range of serious and comical questions about his career, his filmmaking style, story, and directing.
In a long dialogue, Nagisa Oshima interviews Akira Kurosawa, leading him to share his thoughts about filmmaking, his life and works, and numerous anecdotes relating to his films and his various film activities.
In this tutorial series Denver Riddle shares with you how to color grade or color correct in Final Cut Pro X using Color Finale on a feature length film. He starts at the basics and works through to advanced grading topics. You can follow along using the same footage from the film Just Let Go!
02:17 Color grading workflow
08:40 Balancing exposure
13:45 Balancing color
20:30 Shot matching
30:32 Hospital scene
34:51 Flashback look
40:14 Modern look
44:27 Expanding color palette
48:57 Day for night look
56:40 Finish grading
Writer, director and producer Mani Ratnam, whose films include Mouna Ragam (1986), Godfatheresque Nayagan (1987) and Bombay (1995), gives a career interview as part of the 2015 London Indian Film Festival. Ratnam talks about his brief stint as a management consultant, bringing a script to life and music in Indian cinema.
A classic con movie with a twist, Trick Shot is a a film about a family of con artists who travel across the country to pay off their son’s gambling debt and get more than they bargain for.
Directed by Evan Kaufmann and shot by Director of Photography Gale Tattersall Trick Shot is the first film to be shot on Canon’s new EOS C300 Mark II Digital Cinema Camera.
Anthony Daniels hosts a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Star Wars.
‘Pather Panchali’ (Song of the Road), directed by Satyajit Ray was made in 1955, but more than 50 years after its completion, the film continues to resonate today among audiences, filmmakers and critics alike. What is it about the film that allows for its continuing relevance both in India and abroad? ‘Pather Panchali – A Living Resonance’ travels back to locales where the characters within Apu’s world came alive. With interviews from Richard Attenbourough, Sandip Ray, Girish Kasaravalli and many other admirers of Satyajit Ray who try to interpret the film, what emerges is the struggles that went into the making of the film, the nuances behind Ray’s humanist interpretation of the world and his relentless dedication to his art.
Jaw-dropping footage in stunning locations doesn’t come free. Find out why extreme adventure filmmaker Bryan Smith says that “the suffering co-efficient is my key to success.”