With each new film that arrives from the pocket of a Megan Ellison, traditional film studios will become ever more willing to cede risky ground while they take comfort in biger budget, franchise fare and churning out Transformers 8 or 12 Fast 12 Furious.
To some extent, the new funders are breaking up the old Hollywood monopoly by taking on some of this heavy lifting. But the fact that some of the aforementioned blockbusters are coming from these new companies clearly shows a desire to make money as well as art. Will it eventually be a case of say hello to the new boss, same as the old boss?
Alias Creative Projects
'The Prince of Darkness' a non-linear documentary about the work of Gordon Willis is being developed by Alias Studio. Gordon Willis was an American cinematographer best known for his work on Francis Ford Coppola's [...]
The Rain Room – Conversations about the future of cinema
Posted by Amanda and Alan Kaye With each new film that arrives from the pocket of a Megan Ellison, traditional film studios will become ever more willing to cede risky ground while they take comfort [...]
Posted by Alan Kaye From article: The scene is familiar from endless films-about-films. A narrow corridor is packed with nubile young things feverishly reading over pages or reapplying make-up. Our heroine arrives late and forces [...]
Posted by Amanda and Alan Kaye In an exceptionally frank interview, John Milius talks about Hollywood, his experiences as a writer, and his dislike of books which teach screenwriting. http://creativescreenwriting.com/i-was-never-conscious... Alias Creative Projects [...]
Posted by Amanda From article: Filmmakers are often the bellwethers of the zeitgeist, but that noble position often comes with a desire to make sweeping predictions about what the future of filmmaking will be. In [...]
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88 cinematographers and ASC members reveal thoughts, advice, tips, and tricks they've received that helped them throughout their professional careers. Their responses range from the simple to the complex, the obvious to the specific, and [...]