Tribeca Talks Master Class: The Producers – Proudly Sponsored by ARC

On Thursday, April 16th, Adorama Rental Company proudly sponsored  the TribecaTalks Master Class: The Producers, a free session inside the SVA Theater featuring indie producers Carly Hugo (Bachelorette), Alex Orlovsky (Blue Valentine), Matt Paker (Beasts of the Southern Wild), and Olivia Wilde (Meadowland). The panel was moderated by Tatiana Seigel of The Hollywood Reporter. Below is a […]

On Meeting Joe McNally

It would not be an understatement to say that I taught myself how to shoot by poring over the work of Joe McNally, James Stanfield, Sam Abell, and David Alan Harvey. I was exposed to their work through my grandparents’ collection of National Geographic magazines. (This was in the late 1980s, when Joe had just […]

#TBT: Cindy Sherman’s “Untitled Film Stills” (1977-1980)

In fall 1977, Cindy Sherman began making pictures that would eventually become her groundbreaking “Untitled Film Stills.” Over three years, the series (presented here in its entirety) grew to comprise a total of seventy black-and-white photographs. Taken as a whole, the “Untitled Film Stills”—resembling publicity pictures made on movie sets—read like an encyclopedic roster of […]

5 Photo Projects To Enhance Your Image-Making Skills

No matter what your career goals it’s important to always stay on top of your craft. We gain experience and wisdom through practice and photography is no different. The best way to do this is by challenging ourselves and pushing the limits of our comfort zone. Below are a few photo projects to help enhance […]

9 Cinematography Tips For the Aspiring Filmmaker

If you’re just starting out behind the camera or just always looking to improve your craft, there’s no better way to gather knowledge than by looking to those who have been down that road before you. Cinematographers like Roger Deakins and Darius Khondji and filmmakers like Joel and Ethan Coen are great people to turn […]

How to Guide Your Audience: A Masterclass in Storytelling Through Editing

The following article was originally published on nofilmschool.com by V Renée Read the full article here.   Technology is an important part of filmmaking, as well as something we like to talk about here at No Film School, but when it comes down to it, one, if not the, most integral part of our craft is storytelling. […]

Story Telling and Photography

Telling stories is part of life. Whether you do it for a living, or not... Alain Resnais, French director and avid storyteller, had a very unique way of conveying narrative. His book, Repérages, published in the 70s showed us just that.