Saturday, 31 May 2014
Friday, 30 May 2014
Tony Zhou created this fantastic, 7-minute critique of the visual style of comedy in US films, as compared with UK films (especiallythe films of Edgar "Shaun of the Dead" Wright). Zhou makes a compelling case for the superiority of British sight-gags and visual comedy -- and the fundamental laziness of US directors in their use of visuals to get a laugh.
Wednesday, 21 May 2014
Monday, 19 May 2014
Filmmakers need to focus more on story, less on technology
UK film finance scheme Microwave relaunches, sets team
Wednesday, 7 May 2014
I've been lucky enough during my career to shoot a number of documentaries. Above is my most recent, a 45 minute film exploring the lack of equality worldwide between men and women.
I find shooting doco's much more intense than shooting daily news. The whole process takes over your life from the planning stage through to the editing and delivery (I also edited the film above).
Sunday, 4 May 2014
Friday, 2 May 2014
Hot Docs: 9 Tips On How To Make Your First Documentary
Expect surprises when making documentaries, filmmakers say