Entertaining Violence (Or, The Walking Dead and the Future of America)

Jeffrey Dean Morgan in The Walking DeadJeffrey Dean Morgan in The Walking Dead

Warning: This post contains major spoilers for The Walking Dead and the future of America In case you’re behind on your DVR, allow me to catch you up on the much-talked about cliffhanger ending from last season’s Walking Dead finale.…  Read more

By Dec 5, 2016

“I’m Like a Flare Hunter”: DP Natasha Braier on The Neon Demon

Elle Fanning in The Neon DemonElle Fanning in The Neon Demon

With the fantastical levels of post-production digital alchemy now possible, there’s an increasing trend toward not committing in-camera. But not when you’re working with director Nicolas Winding Refn, as cinematographer Natasha Braier discovered on The Neon Demon. “Most of the…  Read more

By Nov 30, 2016

Filmmaker Black Friday through Cyber Monday Sale: Subscriptions 50% Off!

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We tastefully waited until noon to post here our first-ever Filmmaker Black Friday/Cyber Monday sale. (See coupon codes below.) It’s simple and straightforward: subscriptions, both print and digital, are 50% off. That means a print subscription is $9 and a…  Read more

By Nov 25, 2016

A One-Camera Show: DP James Laxton on Moonlight


Moonlight traces the path from childhood to young adulthood of a black gay man named Chiron growing up in a poor part of Miami. For me, it’s a film about identity and how that malleable construct shifts as a reaction…  Read more

By Nov 18, 2016

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