The Independent Filmmaker Project rebrands as The Gotham

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The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) is more than 40 years old and seen as a pioneer in the independent film industry. Brand strategy and design firm Love & War has rebranded the non-profit indie film organisation, relaunching it as The Gotham Film & Media Institute (The Gotham).

An Interview with Filmmaker and Ethnobotanist Leigh Joseph (Styawat)

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Artist Becca Human uses illustration and painting to inspire their filmmaking

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We talk to the multi-talented artist and filmmaker Becca Human on using every resource and medium available to help hone a craft.

Filmmaker Saad Moosajee on creating his immersive animated worlds

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Saad Moosajee is pushing the boundaries of animation with his beautiful dreamscapes, one music video and short film at a time.

Adobe Premiere Pro: how to download Adobe's free guide for filmmakers

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Video editing and post-production tips from Hollywood's best filmmakers and TV giants

Voices on the Rise: An Interview with Filmmaker Eli Hirtle

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Five hand picked nature films from the Lilith Archive, a platform for non-binary and female filmmakers

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The Lilith Archive, a DIY film archive platforming women and non-binary filmmakers on the subject of nature, select five films to watch, learn from and share.

Filmmaker Cam Robert highlights the strength of community against the backdrop of Chicago’s housing crisis

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We talk to the filmmaker about creating a short film for Sabba’s album Few Good Things, which offers a new perspective on the history and communities of West Side Chicago.

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How to use Filmic Pro: master the basics of the filmmaking app

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Get to grips with Filmic Pro

Filmmaking: 9 Common Shot Types and When To Use Them

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The post Filmmaking: 9 Common Shot Types and When To Use Them first appeared on Vecteezy Blog. Films and other video productions combine many shot types. Shot types serve specific purposes like showcasing emotion or setting the scene by emphasizing the location.

Vimeo series Stories in Place returns, this time backed by Mailchimp and centring on Black filmmakers

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The collection of films sees the filmmakers capture the “behind-the-counter” stories of their favourite Black-owned small businesses, spanning from New Jersey to Nairobi to Peckham Rye.

Be a part of the future of filmmaking with virtual production

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Virtual production is changing the way we wow audiences in cinemas and at home, and with Z by HP, you’ll have all the tools you need to be a part of this revolution

The Golden Horse Film Festival 2021 identity features blurry backlit posters to reflect elements of filmmaking

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In a world emerging post-pandemic, the Taipei event asks the film industry to re-examine its now varied relationship with audiences through a film poster which manipulates cinematic lens elements.

Brighton Digital Festival invites two filmmakers to interrogate Black personal and ancestral histories

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The open-access and community-driven festival celebrates its tenth anniversary by inviting Amaal Said and Ifeatu Nnaobi to share new work exploring the concept of ancestral history as it relates to racial identity.

A jury featuring Frank Lebon and Lawrence Lek have picked the filmmaking Class of 2021

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Circa and Dazed have partnered up to find 30 emerging talents in moving image art, screening their work on the world’s biggest screens and awarding one with £30,000.

Apple's iPhone 13 could feature game-changing video tech

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Filmmakers, get excited

The inaugural Nowness Awards celebrates ten filmmakers for their cultural breakthroughs

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The awards, which will be celebrated tonight in London’s Modern Media Gallery at the V&A, were given to artists and filmmakers who not only embody the best of 2019, but have the potential to truly “push culture forward in 2020 and beyond”.

The initiative transforming young Londoners into budding filmmakers

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In the latest of these schemes, the Mayor’s office teamed up with agencies Wavemaker UK and DCM on LDN Filmmakers, a free, fast-track film course designed to help young Londoners learn the ins and outs of filmmaking.

20 Times Filmmakers Used Clever Tricks To Create Impressive Scenes

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Turns out that there are numerous clever tricks used by filmmakers to achieve the perfect shot that we don’t normally get to see. The Phantom Menace (1999). If you thought that filming movies is nothing more than pointing a camera and yelling “action!”

The Bob’s Burgers Movie creators on serving up a “genre salad” to fill feature-length appetites

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As the Belchers are blown up to big screen size for the first time, we sit down with the filmmakers to talk nervous laughter, spectacle, and the challenges of converting episodic animation to film.

Pentagram redesigns iconic British Film Institute mag, Sight and Sound

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Content-wise, in-depth articles and reviews remain the backbone of the magazine, and popular regular features such as Dream Palaces (odes to cinemas by filmmakers and others) are retained. Sight and Sound September issue 2021.

Through candid film and honest photography, Juliet Klottrup documents the rural youth of northern Britain

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The UK-based photographer and filmmaker shares an exclusive look at her latest documentary, Youth of The Rural North.

A new film by Brett Novak reveals why girls are dancing their way to a new era of skateboarding

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Here's a little sun-kissed relief to the cold European winter: a short film by world-renowned filmmaker Brett Novak that transports us to tropical Brazil and introduces us to the incredible skills of four female skateboarders who dance gracefully on their longboards. The Girls of Guanabara.

The Colorful Fine Art Photography of Nick Meek

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British photographer and filmmaker Nick Meek grew up in the North of England, where the short summers and slate-grey winter skies inspired him to create imagery that explores the possibilities of light and color. Words TL Team.

Immy Humes’ new book examines the significance of lone women in photography

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As the name suggests, the book – published by Phaidon and compiled by American documentary filmmaker Immy Humes – explores the phenomenon of the ‘only woman’ in photography.

Solento Organic Tequila Celebrates The Sun

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Solento is a boutique brand of organic tequila founded in 2019 by a surf filmmaker Taylor Steele. BRANDING alcohol packaging design typography Visual Identity

Choreographer creates ground-breaking lockdown film dedicated to late father

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The project began in April when, a few days after his father's death, Paul began an Instagram conversation with filmmaker William Armstrong. The role of art in dealing with loss can be a powerful one, and we've seen many inspiring examples during the Covid era.

The Eraser: Confronting childhood trauma through art and photography

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Alongside his photography, Munsya is a graphic designer and an award-winning filmmaker. All images courtesy of the artist. Growing up black, many of us can remember the time when we realised we were "different".

From nipple tassel twirling to mammograms, Anna Ginsburg depicts women’s journeys with their breasts

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In a relatable and important animation for Breast Cancer Now, the filmmaker depicts boobs of all shapes, sizes, and appearances, and the spectrum of emotions and experiences they invoke.

Now more than ever, creatives are choosing fulfilment over perceived success

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In light of swathes of creatives resigning from their roles over the past year, we hear from one filmmaker’s decision to do the same. Features

Richard Noble on his latest film Wandaland and the similarities between animation and method acting

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The recent Royal College of London grad tells us why “animation is just filmmaking for people who don’t want to go outside.”.

DeadHungry also known as Alex Paganelli

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The chef, photographer, and filmmaker Alex Paganelli also known as DEADHUNGRY was born in the picturesque French Alps. Words Claire Granlund. During his upbringing, he was surrounded by the beauty of mountains and cultural diversity, which came natural with Italian-British parents.

Birmingham's eclectic film bonanza launches an exclusive online shorts programme

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It felt really important to make a positive gesture at such an uncertain time," says Flatpack director Ian Francis, "and the filmmakers and artists we work with have been incredibly supportive about launching their work online rather than through physical screenings.".

Through multiple creative avenues, Anna Fearon tells nuanced stories with “beauty, honesty and integrity”

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The filmmaker and photographer talks us through her interchangeable process, one that creatively explores themes of Black identity and queerness.

Jasmina Cibic wins the Jarman Award 2021 for her poignantly post-Brexit film The Gift

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The filmmaker will receive a £10,000 prize to fund her filmmaking and joins the ranks of Heather Phillipson and Monster Chetwynd as a winner of the experimental film award.

Pentagram's identity for The Moholy-Nagy Foundation uses the Bauhaus leader's own processes

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The private family foundation aiming to continue the legacy of László Moholy-Nagy – the artist, photographer, filmmaker and writer who became well-known as a professor at the Bauhaus school – was formed in 2003 by his daughter Hattula Moholy-Nagyin.

Friday Film Club celebrates black British culture, and you can join for free

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Part of an ongoing Friday Film Club for The Peninsulist Presents in partnership with Bounce Cinema, the evening will explore the topics of race, class and culture with celebrated black British artist-filmmakers. Has anyone missed going to the pictures over the last few months? Us too!

We Are Queer Britain: M&C Saatchi and Queer Britain launch the UK's first LGBTQ+ museum

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As for the long-form and social film content, this was created with the new queer production company WendyVision and award-winning queer filmmaker Darius Shu. M&C Saatchi London has collaborated with Queer Britain to help launch the UK's first LGBTQ+ museum at Granary Square, Kings Cross.

Andrea Ucini's beautiful illustrations for a new book show us 'how to die well'

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It also features an essay by photographer and filmmaker Rankin on his own personal experience with death, including losing his parents 15 years ago. Illustrator Andrea Ucini is behind the illustrations for a beautifully designed new book on "dying well".