Filmmaker Videos


Watch: Behind-the-Scenes Clip Showing Tribeca Premiere Life Rendered‘s Use of Unreal Engine

Life Rendered

Premiering at Tribeca, Emma Needell’s short film Life Rendered tells the story of a closeted gay Colorado man who lives on a ranch, where he takes care of his aging cowboy father while seeking romance in the virtual world. Set…  Read more

By Jun 13, 2022

Trailer Watch: Tzvi Friedman’s Man

In my print issue article (now online) on two ultra-low-budget filmmakers, I described Tzvi Friedman’s Man as an “an eerily austere New York-set serial killer drama with a (possible) science-fiction twist and impressive formal control.” As the film finishes post-production…  Read more

By May 13, 2022

Watch: Jim Jarmusch’s Video for Cat Power, “A Pair of Brown Eyes”

Cat Power

Jim Jarmusch has directed a new video for Cat Power’s excellent new album, Covers, a clip for the Pogues-penned “A Pair of Brown Eyes.” “As someone who deeply loves Cat Power’s music, getting to collaborate with Chan on this video…  Read more

By Apr 20, 2022

Trailer Watch: Gaspar Noe’s Vortex

A person in bed with their head under the coversVortex

As I’m editing my print-edition interview with Gaspar Noe about his new feature, Vortex (to my mind, at this moment, his best film), this new trailer from Utopia is a nice refresher. From the Francoise Hardy soundtrack to the Edgar…  Read more

By Mar 11, 2022

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