filmmaking

9.11.19

Here's the Gnarly Story Behind the Head-Smashing Sound Effect in 'Midsommar'

"Oh boy, I need to wash up after that!"

7.12.18

This New Short Film Shows Life in Isolation for Imprisoned Refugees

If there's one thing you watch today, make it Bassam Tariq's heart-wrenching, four-minute 'Wa'ad.'

7.5.18

Boots Riley and Lakeith Stanfield Aren't Really 'Sorry to Bother You'

An interview with the filmmaker and lead actor behind the summer's most uproarious sci-fi comedy.

6.27.18

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.

6.22.18

The First Movie to Tackle the AIDS Crisis Is a Buried Treasure

Gay film director Arthur Bressan, Jr.’s touching and ever-urgent 1985 drama ‘Buddies’ was written in five days and filmed in nine.

5.1.18

'Heat' Is Hands Down the Best Movie on Netflix Right Now

Michael Mann's 1995 Pacino/De Niro crime drama is nothing short of a masterpiece.

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4.27.18

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.

4.2.18

The 21 Best Documentaries on Netflix

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

9.20.17

How Spike Jonze Got His Start Making Skate Videos

On a new episode of 'EPICLY LATER'D,' we caught up with the 'Her' and 'Being John Malkovich' filmmaker to revisit the days when he spent most of his time making skate videos.

9.14.17

'Game of Thrones' Is Shooting Decoy Endings to Avoid Spoilers

HBO's programming president announced extra precautions the network would take to keep the series finale under wraps.

2.26.17

As a Black Muslim Woman, Filmmaking Is My Resistance

My first feature film, about a black girl who dances, kisses, and reads the Qur'an, is my way of fighting erasure of the things I love.

9.13.16

‘Operation Avalanche’ Director Matt Johnson Takes on Telefilm’s Lack of Diversity

Funding for women in film in Canada is pathetic.

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