filmmaking

Film

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

"Oh boy, I need to wash up after that!"
River Donaghey
9.12.19
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
6.27.18
movies

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.
Emerson Rosenthal
6.22.18
VICE x The Dots Masterclass

How to Attend the VICE UK Filmmaking Masterclass

We're running a special event, in collaboration with The Dots, on the 28th of June.
VICE Staff
5.31.17
Animation

Watch a High-Flying Video Dedicated to Miyazaki's Love of Flight

A soaring video essay captures the Japanese animation legend's love of airplanes and gravity-defying sequences.
VICE Staff
3.1.17
Film

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.
Nijla Mu’min
2.27.17
Film Festivals

Miami’s Weirdest Film Festival Celebrates Coral Orgies, Death and the #NOBROZONE

A sinking city, a Viking funeral, coral sex, Animal Collective, Trina on a bank vault, Waterworld on an island: welcome to Borscht DIEZ.
Monica Uszerowicz
2.23.17
Skateboarding

This Animated Short Is Like Living in a Skate Zine

Filmmaker and animator Phil Evans puts his love for skateboarding on 8mm.
Catherine Chapman
2.19.17
short films

This Snapchat Short Film Is Like a ‘Black Mirror’ Episode Directed by David Lynch

Using Snapchat, filmmaker Trimaan Lamba crafts an eerie satire on the social media age.
DJ Pangburn
2.19.17
Music

[Premiere] Bonobo’s New Music Video Goes Full 'Alice in Wonderland' with Shrinking Optical Illusion

Filmmaker Oscar Hudson created a series of rooms that collapse on their occupant in the trippy new video for Bonobo’s “No Reason."
DJ Pangburn
1.18.17
Film

This Skateboard Video Features an Army of Clones

Felix Loechel's 'Cliff' puts a surreal spin on the skate video.
Bogar Alonso
1.15.17
Film

Watch Robots Being Built and Broken in a New VR TV Series

Go inside Boston Dynamics' robot lab in the first episode of 'The Possible,' a new immersive documentary series presented by Within.
Beckett Mufson
1.12.17
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