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Several times during our conversation, Director Rune Milton Olsen literally jumped out of his chair and started pacing around the room when talking about the production of Life. DP Paul Meyers would laugh, as if this was nothing new, mirroring his enthusiasm. They’re the two minds behind the short film, made for Doctors Without Borders, and to say it was a passion project is quite the understatement.

There’s no more powerful call to action than the truth, particularly in filmmaking. You don’t need to preach or grandstand, just present a compelling story. “I never want to be heavy-handed and tell people they have to be moved to do something at the end of a film,” director Mark Bone told us. But in Rescate, the documentary short from
What can a film do? A film doesn’t have hands. It lives behind a screen. And from watching the vast majority of Hollywood blockbusters, you might think the only thing films are good for is providing a couple hours of entertainment. But there is a group of filmmakers who believe films can do more than just
According to documentary filmmaker Taimi Arvidson’s website, she “does a lot of things to get the best story, including but not limited to: swimming with sharks, embedding in prison (a few of them), standing alarmingly close to rocket launches, chasing cowboys, and going barefoot in India.” An impressive rap sheet. One that could make you
Mindcastle’s latest experimental film — and the second installment of our Filmsupply Films series — is a testament to the power of creative improvisation and whim. Shot in two contrasting locations (an abandoned swimming pool and a Japanese supermarket), Fukuro captures a freestyle breakdancer’s spontaneous choreography, as she is transported back and forth through an analog
In the year and a half since we started Filmsupply, we’ve had the privilege of getting an inside view into the work of some of the most talented filmmakers in the world. And during that time we’ve noticed something. The projects that move us the most — the projects we consistently find the most interesting,