Filmmaker Videos


POV Launches Interactive Shorts Including Empire:Cradle


POV, America’s longest running television showcase for non-fiction films, is wading into interactive waters. Yesterday, the doc powerhouse launched an online, short-form transmedia section, with six projects, four of which were created by Hackathon alumni, and three of which will be…  Read more


Watch: Manakamana Mergings, A Video by Kevin B. Lee


When I wrote about Manakamana last year, I noted that it’s a bit disorienting, more so than the “11 rides in a cable car” premise suggests: The car can go up or down and its passengers can sit facing the…  Read more


Trailer Watch: Tommy Lee Jones’ The Homesman

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With The Homesman, Tommy Lee Jones follows his directorial debut, the 2005 neo-western The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada, with a feminist riff on the same genre. Jones stars alongside Hilary Swank as a drifter who is recruited to smuggle three hysterical women…  Read more


Watch: Jamie Stuart’s Short Film Learning to Like It


Earlier this week we ran Jamie Stuart’s short film Learning to Like It as part of his detailed review of the Blackmagic Production and Pocket cameras. Now we’re posting the short as a stand-alone film in its own right rather…  Read more