‘The Angels’ Share’ from Director Ken Loach is one of the contenders in this year’s Cannes Film Festival. Learn more about the movie after the break.
The 65th Cannes Film Festival showcases 22 films in this year’s competition, including ‘The Angels’ Share’ from Kevin Loach. The film follows Robbie, a troubled father who sneaks into the hospital to see his girlfriend and new-born son. Upon seeing his family, he vows that his son will not have same life that he’s living. He narrowly escapes a jail sentence and is ordered to complete hours of community service. While carrying out his sentence, he meets three guys who are experiencing the same fate. Together, they go on an adventure and realize that whisky just might be the answer to their problems.
Kevin Locah is not a new to the Cannes Film Festival. In 2006 his film ‘The Wind That Shakes the Barley’ won the Palm d’Or, the highest award given in Cannes. Apart from that, he has also won two Cannes Special Jury Prizes and Prize of the Ecumenical Jury. ‘The Angels’ Share’ is Loach’s 11th film to compete at the Cannes Film Festival. View the trailer of the movie below.
In this digital age, more and more photographers and filmmakers are getting charmed by technologies of the past. Those who prefer working with a tangible medium move from manipulating pixels to tinkering with vintage film cameras. Film director and scriptwriter Jan Okulicz-Kozaryn is one of them.
Bobby Vu is a Los Angeles-based director and photographer who shares his passion for both photography and filmmaking. He became well-known for his short films and it's no wonder his photographs remind us of those magical movie scenes from the 80's.
Last year, the directors and filmmakers Amaury Voslion and Richard Dumas asked us if they could borrow the Petzval 58 Bokeh Control art lens to shoot the Tindersticks’s new video. We were really enthusiastic to participate in this project! Today, we are happy to announce the exclusive launch of the video, right here on Lomography’s website! You’ve read it right: you are the FIRST ones to enjoy this new visual adventure straight from their latest album titled 'The Waiting Room.' Plus, Stuart Staples of Tindersticks, Amaury Voslion and Richard Dumas tell us more about themselves and their work in this exclusive interview.
Anna Bogutskaya is festival producer for Underwire, the UK’s only film festival celebrating female filmmaking talent. The festival, now in its 7th year aims to change the face of the film industry and champion new, female talent. We talked to Anna about this event and lent her an LC-A+.
Community newcomer tomcaat from California creates mind-boggling and surreal photographs using the double exposure trick. In this interview, he talks about his inspirations and shares some of his favorite photographs.
Thanks to the overwhelming support from our KickStarter backers, the Lomo'Instant Automat KS project was an outstanding success! For the fashionably late, we're happy to let you know that the Lomo'Instant Automat is now available for pre-order in the shop! Preorder now and get all a strap, splitzer, & extra color gels for FREE! Get it for Christmas!
Aside from photography, newcomer Dmitri Berenger enjoys a multitude of hobbies including gardening, watching movies, and discovering music. In this interview, he talks about his photographic style, his inspirations, choosing film cameras over digital gear, and many more.
By far the oddest-looking camera I own, the Electric Eye is an auto-exposure viewfinder camera made by Bell & Howell in the late 1950s. I picked one up online and ended up with another one, that came with a very cool, retro looking carrying case, from my grandfather. It took a little while to try these two out but after running some film I found that this camera is a lot of fun to shoot with.
An indie band from Singapore, Take Two, released a music video for their song 'In Your Arms' earlier this year. The video was shot and produced by SNAP productions with the Pixelstick to create stunning light-painting effects. Read on to know more about the production of the video and what the people at SNAP Productions think about the Pixelstick!
This year marks Alison Scarpulla's 10th year in film photography. The 26-year-old photographer, who is based in Ohio, took a trip with her friends throughout the south west and coastal west of America. This journey is soon to be released as a book, and Alison kindly shared with us a preview.