WHAT GOES AROUND COMES AROUND Short Film – Audience Feedback from April 2018 Experimental Festival

WHAT GOES AROUND COMES AROUND, 6min., USA, Experimental/Music Video Directed by Mike Celona An experimental abstract piece cultivated from three different live production sessions in which synthesized video images produced with Paracosm’s Lumen software were transferred to VHS tape, remixed through a circuit-bent Tachyons+ analog video processor and then subsequently reremixed back into a computer using… Continue reading WHAT GOES AROUND COMES AROUND Short Film – Audience Feedback from April 2018 Experimental Festival

THE LONGING RITUAL Short Film – Audience Feedback from April 2018 Experimental Festival

  THE LONGING RITUAL, 4min., USA, Experimental/Animation Directed by Scott Turri Most recently, in my latest series The Longing Ritual the focus has been on the nature/culture continuum, in particular the search for real experience and a connection to the natural world CLICK HERE – and see full info and more pics of the film!

Interview with Art Director Jeremy Woolsey (Pitch Perfect, Million Dollar Arm, Dirty Grandpa)

Originally posted on Matthew Toffolo's Summary:
I was fortunate enough to sit down with Art Director/Production Designer Jeremy Woolsey to chat about the world of film-making. Jeremy has worked in the Art Department on over 40 Hollywood productions including Vacation, Ouija, The Haunting in Connecticut 2, Pitch Perfect, Million Dollar Arm, Dirty Grandpa, and…

Interview with Oscar Nominated Production Designer Anne Seibel (Midnight in Paris, Bonjour Anne)

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Anne Seibel earned an Oscar Nomination for “Midnight in Paris”. Based in Paris, she has worked with some of the top directors in the world today, including Steven Spielberg, David Frankel, M. Night Shyamalan, Sofia Coppola, Clint Eastwood, and 3 Production Designer assignments with Woody Allen. Go to…

Photography in Film. The art of Cinematography

Originally posted on Matthew Toffolo's Summary:
FILM PHOTOGRAPHY FILMMAKING NOTES Cinematography is the art of manipulating light and shadow, and capturing it as a moving image. We’ll be posting articles and insights – maybe a bit of inspiration too! Whether you’re a pro or have hardly picked up a camera except to point and…

The SHOTS are all you have. Film Directing SHOTS

Originally posted on Matthew Toffolo's Summary:
FILM SHOTS FILMMAKING NOTES Interview with Oscar Nominated Production Designer Michael Corenblith FILM DIRECTING SHOTS – One of the most over used cliches in film is “The Shots are all you have.” The following are what you need to think about practically so you can think creatively and…