We’re digging in the crates today for a cool short film from Oldboy director Park Chan-wook and his brother Park Chan-kyong that highlights the power (and limitations) of the iPhone as a filmmaking device.
Film School Rejects author Scott Beggs shared Night Fishing in his awesome Short Film of the Day series, and we figured it was worth sharing with you… Continue reading 'Stoker' and 'Oldboy' Director Park Chan-Wook Shot This Short Film on an iPhone 4
Ben Affleck may be absent a nod at the Oscars, but he won the Directors Guild of America Award for Argo over the weekend. The 65th annual DGA ceremony took place at the Ray Dolby Ballroom in Hollywood, where the filmmaker delivered a humble speech to audiences: “I worked really, really hard to become the best director I could be, by putting in as [many] hours… Continue reading Ben Affleck Wins DGA, Plus: Watch the Crazy Short Film That Launched His Directorial Career
Experimental drugs, covert authoritarian organizations, the inner labyrinth of the human mind, technology run amok, and an obsession with violence: we’re talking about the work of David Cronenberg. One of the director’s earliest films displays his fascination with these themes. A 1972 made-for-TV movie called Secret Weapon was created for the Canadian anthology television series Programme X. The series develops during an American Civil War, set in… Continue reading Watch 'Secret Weapon,' A Rarely-Seen Short Film Directed by David Cronenberg