[Video]: Origins of George RR Martin

video1

‘Writing novels is very lonely work… it’s essentially just you and in those days a typewriter and blank sheet of paper… I actually liked working with other people, and I loved seeing my stories assume tangible reality. The first time one of my scripts was filmed was an adaptation of The Twilight Zone…’ To celebrate […]

[Video]: Alejandro Iñárritu talks Birdman

video1

‘This way to approach it pushes you to be absolutely naked, honest, and clear as hell, and present in your position… the way you make, it will be forever.’ Writer-director Alejandro Iñárritu has had enormous success with a handful of exquisitely crafted films – Amores Perros, 21 Grams, Babel, and Biutiful. Even though most widely […]

[Video]: Funny Women

video1

‘When you’re on a television show, you’re in someone’s living room with them all the time… people become so comfortable with [you].’ Hollywood – and comedy – are often characterized as boys’ clubs. The Hollywood Reporter talks to Zooey Deschanel (New Girl), Emmy Rossum (Shameless), Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project), Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting (The Big Bang […]

[Video]: The Ken Burns Effect

video1

‘All story is manipulation. ‘ What gives a great story the power to move us? Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns (Vietnam, Jack Johnson, The Roosevelts: An Intimate History) provides some key insights into how the skilful use of emotionally charged storytelling can bring alive historic events at 24 frames per second. Ken Burns: On Story […]