Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman directed the massive box office winner Paranormal Activity 3 and now have reportedly signed on to the fourth installment in the home-made fright franchise, and will executive produce a Catfish series for MTV. The directors talk with Co.Create about the evolution of storytelling, branded content, and why they’re not really narcissists.
Director Steve Soderbergh talks to Co.Create about his new film Haywire, a revenge-fueled thriller starring a “non-actor,” mixed martial arts fighter Gina Carano.
Some Mobbing Behavior Of Birds With Your Popcorn?
Want to hear a Harvard professor hold forth on the neuropsychology of zombies? Then attend an event at the newly expanded “Science on Screen” series, where films are followed by scientific discourse.
Is there any place we haven’t polluted?
At a preview of his “Dark Knight Rises” prologue, director Christopher Nolan advised how “to capture the grandeur of movies,” where you need to see the movie in July to fully grasp his Bat-vision, and a tip on the best way to watch the preview ahead of “Mission Impossible Ghost Protocol” on Dec. 16.
Fast Company asked Martin Scorsese to talk about bold risk-takers who changed cinema. Here’s what he had to say about Orson Welles.
How Marty Scorsese risked it all and lived to risk again in Hollywood.
Saul Bass. Before I ever met him, before we worked together, he was a legend in my eyes. His designs, for film titles and company logos and record albums and posters, defined an era.
Is technological connectivity mankind’s next evolutionary step?
"We created computers as an extension of our brains, and now we’re connecting through those computers and the Internet cloud as a way of expanding them," - Tiffany Shlain, Filmmaker & Webby Awards founder
In her new documentary, Connected, which premiered at Sundance this year, Shlain sees digital connection as the next step in harnessing our collective brainpower—as long as we don’t lose our ability to relate to each other.
Infographic Of The Day: iPad App Takes “Visual Fingerprints” Of Famous Films
Inspired by the 2010 Hollywood movie The Joneses, about a family of stealth marketers who move into an upper-middle-class neighborhood to peddle their wares to their unsuspecting neighbors, Martin Lindstrom spent eight weeks filming a “real” family in unscripted situations, from barbecues to shopping expeditions and documented how their circle of friends responded to speciﬁc brands and products.
Was Kubrick’s use of a classical masterpiece in “2001: A Space Odyssey” the best use of preexisting music in a film?
What about “Cold Lampin’ With Flavor” in Ghost Dog: Way Of The Samurai? Post-racial as heck, man.