Short Films of the Month
Enjoy this batch of our reviews in the short film world. Here is: Short Films of the Month. 1. Kyla La Grange – Cut Your Teeth Been obsessed with this song for months. My friend James put me onto Kyla as pretty much her number 1 fan and I was like, yeah Jamie: I bloody well…
Filmmakers who are simply stupid: ‘Innocence of Muslims’ is designed to be inflammatory.
If you’ve not seen the trailer yet or Chrome is ‘SafeSearching’ for you already, I can at least give you a few sneaky spoilers. The first one being: the full film hasn’t been released yet, and Hezbollah’s already said they’re gonna go SICK when it does.
Scarlet Road (EU Premiere 2012; 70 mins)
Scarlet Road EU Premiere, 70 mins (2011, Australia) Catherine Scott “It meant working with Rachel as a filmmaker, and not just her friend,” says Scott, smiling over at her documentary subject who’s flown from Australia with her. “So while she had to trust me, I also had to trust her to show me and allow…
The Camera Adds 20lbs: ‘Monster’ Lens Brings £101,000 at auction
FOLLOWING THE CALL OF A MYSTERIOUS PRIVATE BIDDER, the incredibly rare Nikon f/2.8 fisheye lens sold at Grays of Westminister for £101,000. The huge wide-angle lens is said to be so extreme that is can “see behind itself” – weghing in at a healthy 5.2kg, measuring 171mm in length and a diameter of 236mm. The…
Artists Wanted for New London Festival
Hurriedly chasing the heels of a New Yorkean festival stalwart, London’s inaugrual Summer Jam is to kick off this year in Brixton – and is looking for as many people as possible to take part. London Summer Jam is a new type of collaborative festival where bands and fans are invited to take part in…
Activism and new UK Film: How The Underground Recreated The Hero
[as written for Filmmaker Magazine NYC and Shooting People] In Emily James’ Just Do It, we watch news packages from major news outlets interlaced with POV footage from protestors scaling the giant cooler chimneys at the Ratcliffe Power Station. For a UK audience, a film like Just Do It is particularly subversive – even controversial.…