Latest News for: Narrative filmmaking


Emirati artist Nujoom Alghanem has painted almost 2,000 faces for latest Sharjah show

The National 04 Aug 2021
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.

International youth-focused LGBTQIA+ films to open and close KASHISH 2021

Indian Express 04 Aug 2021
... Feature’, ‘Best Screenplay’, ‘Best Performance in a Lead Role’, ‘Best Documentary Feature and Short’, ‘Best Indian and International Narrative Short’ and ‘Riyad Wadia Award for Best Emerging Indian Filmmaker’.

Pune: Focus on youth as Kashish 2021, South Asia’s biggest LGBTQ film festival, kicks off ...

Indian Express 04 Aug 2021
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 Wadia Award for best emerging Indian filmmaker.

Ken Burns Responds to Criticism Around Diversity in Documentary and PBS’ Reliance on the Director

The Hollywood Reporter 03 Aug 2021
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.”.

Deepak Chopra Talks Virtues of Psychedelics in Exclusive Clip

Rollingstone 02 Aug 2021
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 ... ....

This 2000 Horror Film's Visuals More Than Make Up For Its Plot

Game Rant 31 Jul 2021
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.

2021 Emmys to Require Proof of Vaccination, Split Ceremony

Collider 31 Jul 2021
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.

Christopher Nolan Movies Ranked from Worst to Best

Collider 30 Jul 2021
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.

Laina Barakat

The Keene Sentinel 30 Jul 2021
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.

‘Lorelei’ Director Sabrina Doyle on Why Blue-Collar Films Don’t Need to Focus on Drudgery to ...

Variety 30 Jul 2021
Authenticity” is the holy grail for a certain type of narrative filmmaking.

What Hollywood Should Learn From This New ‘Waterworld’ Sequel Series

New York Observer 30 Jul 2021
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?.

TV Academy to Require Proof of Vaccination at this Year’s Emmys, as It Announces Category Plans for Creative Arts and Primetime Ceremonies

Yahoo Daily News 30 Jul 2021
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 Contemporary Program (One Hour Or More) ... Outstanding Narrator.

Listen to The National’s Matt Berninger cover The Velvet Underground’s ‘I’m Waiting for the Man’

NME 30 Jul 2021
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 ...

Cecil, Scarface, Sekoti: Does giving animals ‘human faces’ help or harm?

Mmegi Online 30 Jul 2021
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.

Caught on camera: The princess restoring Raja Ravi Varma’s legacy

Hindustan Times 30 Jul 2021
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 ... ....