Articles – Digital

  • Things I’ve Learned as a Moviemaker

    Ramzi Abed’s Black Dahlia. Get to know your cast and crew very well, and open yourself up to the ideas and talent...

  • Forward Leap

    Ramzi Abed Ever since he first came onto the scene in 1998, Ramzi Abed has been pushing the boundaries of moviemaking to...

  • Things We’ve Learned as Moviemakers

    Think ahead. Hire a good still photographer to not only take pictures of your actors, but of you—the director (with the camera),...

  • Adapting For Digital

    30 Miles director Ryan Harper While there are still staunch advocates on both sides of the film vs. digital debate who refuse...

  • Things We’ve Learned as Moviemakers

    Voices of Iraq Sometimes things are so crazy and outlandish that they’re bound to work—like sending 150 cameras into Iraq. “No” always...

  • Straight to the Source

    Eric Manes Martin Kunert We’ve heard it countless times over the past several months—in the media, from voters and from the presidential...

  • Things I’ve Learned as a Moviemaker

    Former Enron CEO Jeff Skilling outside Enron Headquarters, from Alex Gibney’s Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room. Photo: Wyatt McSpadden 1....

  • The Smartest Guy in the Room

    Alex Gibney directs Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room. Photo: Magnolia Pictures He may not have taken home an Oscar, but...

  • Things I’ve Learned as a Moviemaker

    You can only learn from your own mistakes. The one lesson I’ve learned over and over again is that you can only...

  • Getting Technology Out of the Way

    When you’ve spent much of your career mastering the art of visual effects with George Lucas’ Industrial Light + Magic, there’s only...