All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Directors’

Here’s a Tribute to Some Great Directors Made Entirely with Stock Footage

I’m not sure what this says, if anything, about modern directing and/or the quality of stock imagery – but I like it. Shutterstock, giant purveyor of stock photography, video footage, and music, has decided to use some of its assets to construct some pretty cool tributes to a handful of famous directors. Yes, the video you’re about to see was …

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Martin Scorsese Defends Kodak’s Production of Film

In January 2012, things could not have looked worse for Kodak. After 123 years of filmmaking, the company, created by George Eastman, had applied for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and looked destined for ultimate failure. Surprisingly, though, Kodak was able to stay on its feet and continue production a little over a year and a half later behind the supervision of …

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‘House Of Cards’ Season 2 Has An Episode Directed By Robin Wright

Actress Robin Wright, who recently won a Golden Globe for her role in Netflix’s House of Cards, will also went behind the camera for an episode of the upcoming season. The New York Times reports: The director of the tenth episode of the second season is, in fact, Ms. Wright. On camera since she was a teenager, she is for …

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Kate Bosworth to Appear in ‘Martha Stewart Weddings’

Thirty-year-old Kate Bosworth and 43-year-old Michael Polish married on August 31st of this year, and now their wedding is the focus of Martha Stewart Weddings. The wedding was a dream fulfillment for the bride who explained her love of the outdoors in the winter issue of Martha Stewart Weddings. “I’ve been a horse rider my whole life and have always …

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Les Blank Dies; Documentary Filmmaker Was 77

Documentary Filmmaker Les Blank has died at the age of 77. Blank’s son, Harrod, reported to the San Francisco Chronicle that his father died of bladder cancer on Sunday at his home in Berkeley, California. Harrod is also a documentary filmmaker. Blank directed more than 30 documentaries and documentary shorts during his 40-year career. Many of his documentaries focused on …

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Jesus Franco Dies; Director Was 82

Cult film director Jesus Franco has died. He was 82. According to a report from the National Enquirer, Franco died on the morning of April 2, though the cause of death has not been revealed. He was reported to have been working on his latest movie, titled Al Pereira vs. the Alligator Women. Franco began his career in 1961 with …

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Chris Marker, La Jetée Director, Dies at 91

The science fiction community mourns today, due to the death of classic author and film director Chris Marker. Marker was well known for his works of La jetée (1962) and Sans Soleil (1983). La jetée (Chris Marker’s most notable work) is a short science fiction film, produced only in black in white, and includes only still photography to tell the …

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Facebook Features No Women on Its Board

Facebook features more than 800 million users, most of which are female, but it seems it’s female dominated network isn’t represented in its board of directors. The board is comprised of seven white men. Face to face, Facebook is dwarfed by other companies similar, who all have at least one female board member; LinkedIn and Google are among these companies. …

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