Notes on what filmmakers do when they get home

Everything in its Right Place

"Hey that's my toilet! What are you doing?" Edson Chagas, the photographer whose work "Found, Not Taken" won the Golden Lion at the Venice Biennale last year has had some startled responses while he works. Not least when he borrowed a discarded toilet for a photograph. "I don't have any great statement to make, but [...]

By | 2017-04-27T16:43:34+00:00 February 18th, 2014|Art, Filming, Postproduction|0 Comments

Where are the mentors in TV & film?

The editing on Nic Roeg's Performance still seems staggeringly modern. Fast and sometimes showing two stories unfolding at once it's easy to see how it laid the groundwork for modern cinematic storytelling with techniques that have found a natural home in promos and commercials. I'm watching it as part of a friend's showreel. Tony PalmerĀ (left) [...]

By | 2017-04-27T16:43:34+00:00 August 1st, 2013|Filming, Postproduction|2 Comments