We represent incredible filmmakers. And incredible filmmakers make incredible films. This article is simply a celebration of that fact. Through a two part series — one surrounding advertising, and another surrounding narrative pieces — we’re highlight the best films from 2016 from our filmmakers.
“Not to sound cocky or anything, but I actually think it’s kind of easy to make something look good,” Autumn Durald told us. She’s the acclaimed cinematographer behind feature films like Palo Alto and One and Two, as well as music videos for bands like Arcade Fire and London Grammar. A cinematographer, in other words, who has plenty
Since Steve McQueen’s iconic 10-minute car chase scene in the 1968 film Bullitt (widely considered to be the first proper car chase in movie history), things have gotten really out of hand — in the best possible way. It now seems well within the realm of possibility to jump a muscle car onto a moving yacht. Or outrun
It’s surprising, with all the new things that have been done in film, that there are still new things to do. Technology has made the previously impossible commonplace, but it’s also opening up a whole new world of previously unthinkable feats. There are things we can do now that never would have occurred to us to do.
There are no rules in cinematography except the ones you set for yourself, and even those are made to be broken. At least that’s the way Paul Özgür operates. He’s an award-winning narrative/commercial/music video cinematographer who is quickly carving out a name for himself as one of the great up-and-coming filmmakers of our time. Here
Nobody makes treatments quite like Diego Contreras. In the years since he left BBDO NY, Diego has directed commercial projects for high-profile clients including Lincoln, GE, Reebok, and more. An impressive résumé for anyone, let alone someone relatively new to the game. And while there are plenty of reasons for his success (an insane work
We represent incredible filmmakers. And incredible filmmakers make incredible films. This article is simply a celebration of that fact. Through a two part series — one surrounding advertising, and another surrounding narrative pieces — we’re highlight the best films of 2016 from our filmmakers. There are more people making films today than there ever have been.
What’s the point of being a filmmaker if you don’t try something ridiculously challenging every once in a while? For cinematographer Kate Arizmendi, once in a while happened earlier this year when director Phillip Lopez asked her to shoot an ad for Tyler Ellis’ handbag line that would appear on Vogue.com. The ad was set in
Chayse Irvin, CSC, is a renowned cinematographer whose CV spans commercials, short narratives, music videos, and feature films. He has lensed projects for music legends like Kendrick Lamar and Beyoncé — most recently her visual album, Lemonade, which Rolling Stone called visually “stunning.” Here are a few of his frames. 'LEMONADE' [03:08] Chayse Irvin: This frame is from the
Next month, National Geographic will premiere Mars, a six-part series created by Brian Grazer and Ron Howard. The show is a narrative exploration of what could soon be a reality: the colonization of Mars ⎯ mankind’s giant leap into life as an interplanetary species. Mars is a big step not only for the network, but also for