John Carpenter and Jared Harris on filmmaking

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In which Jared Harris takes on the role of a moderator and asks John Carpenter about filmmaking. Discussions include production design, film looks, anamorphic, audiences, directing, film style and how it pertains to film acting, on-set discipline and market research. Previous discussions can be heard on stage fright here, and on acting here.



John Carpenter and Jared Harris on acting

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John Carpenter and Jared Harris sit down to talk about acting, where Carpenter acts as a moderator asking questions and gets answers about the craft from master thespian Jared Harris, son of an even bigger thespian Richard Harris. If you’d like to know a few things about an actor’s process, acting for TV, what they do on time off, and what goes through their mind when a director gives them directions then hear it all below.



Kurt Russell & John Carpenter on the importance of vision

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More proof for you that pointing a camera at something does not a great filmmaker make. A nice addendum to Chabrol’s thoughts on style. The two discuss the importance of vision and style pertaining to storytelling.



Here’s a nice addendum by Quentin Tarantino on getting advice from Terry Gilliam on how to translate vision into a film.