National Film and Television School graduate Lewis Arnold reveals the inspiration behind his short film 'Charlie Says' and gives Directors Notes an insight into its production.
One of the most inspiring things about filmmaking is that alongside the projects which you obsess over and nurture for years, sometimes come films which appear to blossom from nowhere and demand, seemingly of their own volition, to be made. Born as a narrative experiment exploring the burgeoning strengths in his work, Alex Bohs’ short […]
As you’ll no doubt be aware from the slew of programmes commemorating, analysing and dramatising the tragic event, November 22nd 2013 marked the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy as he waved to the Dallas crowds from the backseat of an open-topped Lincoln Continental convertible. With the event and those 486 […]
When people within my new field of Academia ask about my background I tell them I’m a screenwriter and producer, festival director and programmer, critic, blogger and now, early career academic. I approach my research and academic life with less a ‘jack of all trades’ mentality and more of a ‘transmedia, multi-platform mentality’ and so […]
If you took the Luna Brothers’ Girls, mashed it together with the persistent bunny boiler aspects of Basic Instinct and then took a match to your life, that would go some way to explaining the less interactive, more hostile takeover experience of watching/living ALB’s project for new track Whispers. We spoke to Casper Balslev & CLMBBDO creatives Kevin Salembier & Julien Boissinot about creating the scariest music video experience of the year.
Animator Adam Wells joins us to talk about his distinct 'Wellsian' style and how he manages to maintain his prolific output of short films.
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