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LABOURS OF LOVE

By: Jen Temm A pathway for emerging filmmakers and a playground for the established, the music video genre has slumped as an earner since…

NO EASY WAY OUT

  By: Jen Temm Torching the set for the final camera pass was a cathartic end to the nine-month gestation for Gotye’s head spinning…

REFIRING THE HUNGER GAMES

Despite taking the reins of one of the most successful movie brands of recent times, director Francis Lawrence didn’t break a sweat when Video&Filmmaker…

Putting Stars In Space

One question that strikes cine-literate viewers during the awe-inspiring and terrifying exterior scenes of Alfonso Cuaron’s Gravity is how exactly they were done? Drew…

Battling Gravity

As far as training sequences go the Zero G battle chamber of Ender’s Game is one of the most visually sweeping and operatic locations…

TUBE GURU – THE NAME GAME

How do you keep your channel engaging, make it easy for new subscribers to find you and grow into new areas? These tips from…

ADR: Pardon My French

Anyone notice something odd about Jodie Foster’s dialogue on Neil Blomkamp’s Elysium?   The reason for the ‘what the heck?’ weirdness was that it…

PATRICK REDUX

Director Mark Hartley championed the Ozploitation thriller in Not Quite Hollywood. Now he dives deeper into the mire by remaking 1978’s Patrick. Drew Turney…

4K Back From Oblivion

Sony F65 4K camera stretches its legs in this Tom Cruise hit. By David Whitehead Tom Cruise: Hollywood genius, or pseudo-religious, sofa-jumping crank? Doesn’t…

Tube Guru

How do you get people to watch your whole video on YouTube, then keep them coming back for more? Video and Filmmaker’s TubeGuru begins…