Stories By Caleb Hammond
Need For Speed: Don’t Write Off Using Differing Shutter Speeds In Your Project (Video)July 10, 2017
A comprehensive filmmaker’s toolkit is grown slowly over time: picking up technical knowledge here and there...
Killer Instincts: Florence Pugh’s Steely Performance in Lady Macbeth Foretells a Rapid AscensionJuly 10, 2017
“Everybody get the bongos out,” laughs 21-year-old Florence Pugh when describing her English childhood. A bohemian...
Book Review: Shooting Better Movies: The Student Filmmakers’ Guide Should Be a Rookie’s Go-To ReferenceJuly 7, 2017
“You have to know the rules in order to break them.” This oft-repeated cliché might be...
Demetri Martin. Indie Moviemaker. The Dean Star and Director Takes a New Step in an Already Accomplished CareerJune 2, 2017
With his directorial debut, Dean, comedic multihyphenate Demetri Martin stars alongside an impressive ensemble cast in a...
Subverting Rom-Com Expectations: How When Harry Met Sally… Dances Around the Conventions of Genre (Video)May 19, 2017
“When Harry Met Sally… shows how a clever writer can flip genre conventions to create a...
Festival Wrap: Dallas Fest EARTHxFilm Counters Environmental Doomsday Narratives With A Message of HopeMay 2, 2017
Recently wrapping its seventh year, Earth Day Texas is the largest annual environmental forum in the...
Comic Timing: Slack Bay Continues French Director Bruno Dumont’s Pivot Into Slapstick and FarceApril 28, 2017
If you had told anyone in 2013—after his heartbreaking seventh feature, Camille Claudel 1915—that famously austere...
Classic Cuts: Three Simple Editing Techniques Employed By The Empire Strikes Back (Video)April 17, 2017
The trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the sequel to 2015’s The Force Awakens, dropped...
All Under One Roof Raving: How Michal Marczak Made All These Sleepless Nights With 3-D-Printed Gear and ADRApril 11, 2017
The essential listlessness of youth: So many have tried to capture that on camera, though every...
Watch: Charlie McDowell Talks About Writing The Discovery, Getting Robert Redford to Star and More (Video)March 31, 2017
With his second feature, The Discovery, screenwriter and director Charlie McDowell continues to craft high-concept sci-fi...