Read: Coppola On Writing Oscar Winning Film Patton!

By Yash Thakur. Posted on July 13, 2015

Everything a filmmaker needs to know, curated from around the world.

From The World Of Film Festivals

American film Bob and Trees directed by Diego Ongaro wins the Grand Prix - the Crystal Globe at the 50th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival on Saturday.

Indian Film Festival in Melbourne has selected 3 Pakistani films, Dukhtar, Abdullah and Burka Avenger in its Sub-continent category to be showcased in the film fest from 14 to 17 August.

South Korean film Madonna was invited to international film festivals held in Stockholm and Rio de Janeiro, its production company said Thursday. The film will join the 'Asian Image' and the 'World Panorama' at the festivals respectively.

Fresh From The Field

S.S. Rajamouli's epic Baahubali breaks opening day records at Indian box office; mints 50 crore on Friday. The film has released in four different languages namely Tamil, Telugu, Hindi and Malayalam.

Veteran actor Omar Sharif dies at the age of 83. He is best known for starring in Dr. Zhivago and Lawrence of Arabia.

Reports suggest that Studio Ghibli co-founder Hayao Miyazaki, is making a CG-animated short for the Ghibli Museum. Allegedly, the short will be 10-minutes long, but it took three years to complete.

One For The Eye

First look at Wonder Woman in action, Lex Luthor with Kryptonite and much more in the epic new Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Comic-Con trailer.

Jonathan Nolan is remaking the famed 1970s sci-fi western Westworld into a TV show for HBO. Here's a first look. The show centers around a technologically sophisticated amusement park that recreates long gone time periods for patrons to enjoy.

Watch the new Comic-Con trailer for Guy Ritchie's The Man from U.N.C.L.EThe film is set against the backdrop of the early 1960s, at the height of the Cold War, Napoleon Solo (C.I.A.) and Illya Kuryakin (K.G.B.) team up on a joint mission to stop a mysterious international criminal organization.

The Deadpool trailer shown at Comic Con leaked online yesterday and you need to watch it now! The trailer is shakily filmed and not of the best quality, but it confirms that fans are finally getting an R-rated Deadpool movie!

The Filmmaking Kit

Every element is a vital cog in the viewer's film watching experience and color is one of the most vital aspect in making cinema the visual marvel it is. Check out these beautiful video essays that examine the brilliant use of colors by legendary filmmakers.

Legendary director Quentin Tarantino shows us how the effective use of sound in films can take scenes to a whole new level and heighten the dramatic impact that it has on audiences.

Working with high powered lights on a standard amp can be tricky business. This handy infographic will show you how to save the electricity on your next project.

Straight From The Pen

"You've never seen a movie like Roar and there will never, ever be a movie like Roar again." Read about what went into the making of one of the most dangerous movie and how it was resurrected after 35 years. FYI the (brilliant) tagline said: "No animals were harmed in the making of this movie. 70 members of the cast and crew were."

Francis Ford Coppola wrote the script for Patton, for which he won an Oscar, when he was 24 years old. Here’s some powerful knowledge about the film from the master (Coppola) himself.

 


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