Learning how to define character and improve story through an effective embrace of the design elements of cinema - art direction, color, sound, etc. - is critical to establishing yourself in a crowded emerging filmmaker arena. Visual Consultant Thomas Ethan Harris leads a clip-based seminar where decorative ingenuity and creativity upstages practicality.
If any film captured the heady idealism, the free-form partying, drug-taking and love-making, and above all the great music of the late 1960s, this is it! The Who, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Sly & The Family Stone, Richie Havens, Joan Baez, Joe Cocker, Carlos Santana - need we say more? We’ll be screening the much-extended Director’s Cut of the film, featuring many songs and performers not included in the original release version.
Enjoy a day in historic Hollywood at the home of Hollywood's first movie premiere! Take a docent-led tour of the legendary 1922 Egyptian Theatre followed by a screening of the history film FOREVER HOLLYWOOD (exclusively shown at the Egyptian Theatre and featuring interviews with over 20 actors and filmmakers). See what it would have been like to be in a Grauman stage show with a visit to the dressing rooms and singers' boxes. Check out our state-of-the-art projection booth and more at this adaptively re-used historic landmark!
On Thanksgiving Day 1976, 5,000 cheering fans gathered for the historic farewell concert of The Band. Martin Scorsese provides fascinating interviews with Band members, but the film's real hook is the stage show: A rotation of rock legends including Van Morrison, Joni Mitchell, Paul Butterfield, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton and Neil Young join The Band in one of the greatest concert films ever made.
Director Richard Lester's brilliant, carefree comedy set the tone for the rest of the 1960s and captured The Beatles at their best, clowning (as one respected reviewer said) like the new Marx Bros. From Lester's restless, handheld camerawork to writer Alun Owen's surreal, day-in-the-life script and George Martin's sprightly score (both Oscar-nominated) to the Beatles themselves, this is the essence of the ’60s.
This strange murder mystery from director Alexandre Aja stars Daniel Radcliffe as a young man who comes under suspicion after his girlfriend is murdered; to make matters worse, devilish protrusions begin to grow from his forehead - but they may prove his salvation, as the horns can compel people to reveal secrets.