Blogs

  • What’s in Your Kit: Cinematographer David McFarland

    For our new series What’s in Your Kit, we ask a range of working cinematographers to share the gear they can’t live without. First up:...

  • Faking the Climax: A New Documentary Exposes the Air Sex Phenomenon

    Air Sex: The Movie is a documentary about a live comedy show that has become a nationwide phenomenon based on the simple idea that watching...

  • Crowdfunder Pick: “Blue Borsalino”

    Crowdfunding has become an invaluable tool for the indie filmmaker seeking funds for the start or completion of a project. And here at MovieMaker, we...

  • Best of 2014: 10 Stories from the Back Row

    It’s mid-January, 2015. The new year. A time for reflection and a time for dishing out awards. These days everyone seems to be touting their...

  • Feast for the Eyes Special Edition: Top Five Food Moments in 2014 Films

    Our irregular blog Feast for the Eyes charts the gastronomic iconography of the screen, pondering the depths of narrative, character, and theme that a dish...

  • Under the Influence: Mahesh Pailoor on Brahmin Bulls and Interpreter of Maladies

    Under the Influence charts the often-mysterious ways that art begets art, calling upon moviemakers to write about one creative work that informed and inspired their...

  • Under the Influence: Zeke and Simon Hawkins on Bad Turn Worse and Out of Sight

    Under the Influence charts the often-mysterious ways that art begets art, calling upon moviemakers to write about one creative work that informed and inspired their...

  • Under the Influence: Zachary Wigon on The Heart Machine and Vilhelm Hammershoi

    A new series on MovieMaker.com, Under the Influence charts the often-mysterious ways that art begets art, calling upon moviemakers to write about one creative work...

  • Under the Influence: Michael M. Bilandic on Hellaware and “Yung Lean – 5th Element”

    A new series on MovieMaker.com, Under the Influence charts the often-mysterious ways that art begets art, calling upon moviemakers to write about one creative work...

  • Feast for the Eyes: An Octopus Reverie in Oldboy

    Food is a rich cultural signifier and storytelling device, both ripe for fetishization and so familiar that we often overlook its cinematic affect. Feast for...