Ridley Scott on filmmaking – Part VIII


Part 8 of Ridley Scott’s thoughts on cinema and filmmaking. Remember, it’s all about intuition.


James Mangold on filmmaking – Part III


Part III of the filmmaking series with James Mangold covers the following topics; teamwork, intimacy, specifics of actor-director relationship, actor’s courage, widescreen, “noir” look, what movies are.

Steven Soderbergh and Mark Romanek on filmmaking – Part I-III


In what I found to be one of the most illuminating discussions about the filmmaking process I’ve heard in a while, Soderbergh touches upon low budget filmmaking. Extensively covered points are about working with non-actors, shooting digital, and process of directing such a low budget film.

Frank Darabont on filmmaking – Part 3 & 4


The man who is known for spending multiple sessions actually recording his commentary tracks returns with more well prepared information on how he threw away all of his trademark film technique out for a much looser style seen in The Mist. Hear it all here.

Christopher McQuarrie on filmmaking


Christopher McQuarrie along with his composer Joe Kraemer sit down to discuss some of their thoughts on filmmaking and motivations on certain scenes. Stick through until the end to find out the lessons McQuarrie learned from making his directorial debut.