filmmaking

Film

A Beginner's Guide to Launching Your First Short Film

The filmmakers and judges behind Thunderdance Film Festival lend aspiring directors some wisdom on how to get your indie film seen.
Amelia Abraham
6.28.18
Creators

Forget 4K, Lose Yourself in a Stunning 10K Timelapse of Brazil

Zoom into a Rio favela in super-high definition in this glorious video by Joe Capra.
Emerson Rosenthal
4.29.18
movies

The 21 Best Documentaries on Netflix

We go from cartel kingpins to Olympic-sized scandals in this list of the best documentaries on Netflix.
Emerson Rosenthal
4.3.18
Documentary

Two Words: Qatari Falconry. Two More Words: F*cking Surreal.

In ‘The Challenge,’ Italian filmmaker Yuri Ancarani shows how Western notions of power inspire Qatari falconers.
DJ Pangburn
8.13.17
porn

Sex-Positive Porn Director Wants Us to Ask, “Who Makes My Porn?”

Feminist porn pioneer Erika Lust strives to empower women with her empowering smut.
Dyllan Furness
7.27.17
Film

The 'Blade Runner' Writer Is the Most Interesting Man in the World IRL

Move over, Dos Equis dude: Michael Almereyda's new documentary about the life of Hampton Fancher, 'Escapes,' hits theaters this week.
Emerson Rosenthal
7.25.17
music video

[Premiere] iPhone-Shot Music Video Explores Beauty on the US–Mexico Border

Areas surrounding the US–Mexico border are places of tranquil beauty in the music video for Balmorhea’s “Sky Could Undress,” shot by artist Claire Cottrell.
Kevin Holmes
7.22.17
movie posters

40,000 Vintage Movie Posters Showcase a Living History of Film

One film fanatic has collected tens of thousands of vintage movie posters.
Sean Neumann
7.20.17
Film

[Exclusive] Neill Blomkamp Teases the Horror in His Terrifying Next Film

The 'District 9' director shares concept images from his chilling new sci-fi film 'Zygote.'
Beckett Mufson
7.11.17
movies

'The Love Witch' Is Coming to New York for a Special Double-Feature

We talked to director Anna Biller ahead of the debuts of 'Viva' and 'The Love Witch' at Anthology Film Archives.
Emerson Rosenthal
7.11.17
Film

[Exclusive] This Film Was So F**ked Up That England Banned Its Youth Prisons

Now's your chance to catch Alan Clarke's "Scum," in all its brutality, on the big screen at Metrograph.
Emerson Rosenthal
6.19.17
cinema

Master Filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky Receives a Moody Two Minute Video Homage

See how the director's auteurist movements using doorways have entranced viewers since the 60s.
Diana Shi
6.19.17
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