In Passage, the artist blends two genres of storytelling, the oral tradition of Arabic poetry and filmmaking, playing out two non-linear narratives across two screens ... Alghanem’s paintings and drawings hone in on personhood, removing narrative and focusing instead on exploring the subject’s psychology.
The festival will screen 221 films from 53 countries out of which 55 compete in the nine competition categories that include the best narrative feature, best screenplay, best performance in a lead Role, best documentary feature and short, best Indian and International narrative short and Riyad WadiaAward for best emerging Indian filmmaker.
“Public television supporting this level of uninvestigated privilege is troubling not just for us as filmmakers but as tax-paying Americans.” ... “This is about equitable support for BIPOC filmmakers to author their own narratives at all stages of their careers that rival the access and support seen by their white peers.”.
Documentary filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg, who released the Brie Larson-narrated documentary Fantastic Fungi in 2019, has announced a virtual event dedicated to the complexity and multitude of medical uses within the fungi kingdom ... “Whether you’re a mushroom neophyte or an expert, there is something for everyone ... ....
Filmmaking is a tightrope walk. There has to be a constant balance between story and visuals, making sure that one isn’t far behind the other ... RELATED ... Hopefully, this shift to stylistic filmmaking will learn from The Cell and not be at the cost of a good narrative — but instead enhance a film’s story more than before. MORE.
COVID isn't gone yet, no thanks to the rise of the Delta variant ... 11 and Sept ... On Sunday afternoon, the ceremony will focus on animated programming, as well as non-scripted fields like reality/competition host, narrator, documentary filmmaking, structured reality program, and unstructured reality program ... RELATED. 2021 Emmy Nominations ... KEEP READING.
The rise of Christopher Nolan as a filmmaker has been a fascinating one ... But while Nolan is now pretty much the consummate “prestige blockbuster” filmmaker, he didn’t start off making massive films ... ambitious narrative structure, incredibly serious and high-stakes stories, and intense character focus.
For local filmmaker Laina Barakat, what’s most important is realism — real people, real life, real moments ... This “narrative” filmmaking is melded with a documentary approach ... “I like to fuse narrative and documentary styles, and so when I made 'Light Attaching to a Girl,' all the shooting is done documentary style,” she says.
If an idea can be improved through modern filmmaking techniques, updated with a unique new narrative framework and vision, and the original isn’t a revered and historic cinematic event, then why not attempt to create something tied to the past with an eye toward the future?.
Then, on Sunday afternoon, a shorter ceremony will center on animated programming, as well as non-scripted fields like reality/competition host, narrator, documentary filmmaking, structured reality program and unstructured reality program ... Outstanding Production Design For A Narrative ContemporaryProgram (One Hour Or More) ... Outstanding Narrator.
The Velvet Underground were recently the subject of a documentary by filmmaker Todd Haynes... “The pervading narrative of Todd Haynes’ documentary is one of Lou Reed sticking doggedly to an off-hand comment repeated at the beginning of the movie, in which he explained to a record ...
The scientists add that while narrators say filmmakers have waited “patiently in the jungle for years” in order to ‘capture’ an animal on film, the truth is that directors, however, spend much more time in the studio and in the editing room than on location.
Muses and royal faces glow anew as art wins out over time ... “The film was more about the thought process behind the conservation of Raja Ravi Varma’s works, than it was about the techniques used to conserve it,” says filmmaker and social scientist Anandana Kapur, who has directed the documentary. “The narrative is a bit tool-agnostic ... TOUCH AND GO ... ....