There was much happening in the news this week (ya know, a few political bigwigs becoming felons and such) that we can’t blame you if you missed out on some developments in the filmmaking world. That’s why we’ve collected this handy-dandy list of links to keep you educated and aware.
This Week’s Good Reads (Week of August 20, 2018)
Storyboarding We the Animals (via Jeremiah Zagar for The Talkhouse)
Comparing and contrasting the storyboards with the filmed shots of the coming-of-age drama.
Searching: How the Sundance Digital Thriller Reinvented Filmmaking on a Computer Screen (via Emily Buder for No Film School)
Aneesh Chaganty and Sev Ohanian on making a computer-set film.
Festival Director Cameron Bailey Reveals The One Under The Radar Movie To See At TIFF (via Gregory Ellwood for The Playlist)
As Canada gears up for its flagship festival, here’s a peek inside from the new co-head of the fest.
The Bergman of the Breastaurant: How Andrew Bujalski Made a Sophisticated Hooters Comedy (via Lindsay Zoladz for The Ringer)
A look at the mumblecore maverick’s career and new film, Support the Girls.
Spike and Quentin Feud, But Their Movies Overlap (via Zach Vasquez for Crooked Marquee)
The friends-to-enemies relationship (and a perfect double-feature) of the controversial filmmakers.
Karena Evans Is the Storyteller We Need Right Now (via Rachel Epstein for Marie Claire)
The 22-year-old who dropped out of film school and became the most sought-out music video director.
Film Or Digital?: Breaking Down Hollywood’s Choice of Shooting Medium (via Damar Aji Pramudita for The Pudding)
Who’s winning the film v. digital war? We have stats!
Movies from our August Movie Picks out this week:
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Thirteen Turns 15 – A reunion with Catherine Hardwicke, Evan Rachel Wood, and Nikki Reed (via Refinery29)
How ’bout you? Read anything good this week?
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