Auteurs are not your regular blockbuster filmmakers -- they're visionaries whom will do almost anything in pursuit of a materialization of that vision. They have their own gimmicks, traits, and signatures. Filmmaker Wes Anderson is no different, known for his pastel palette, symmetry and mirroring obsessions -- and opening windows.
The first scene of auteur Wes Anderson's debut film was a clip of a window opening. This could mean many things -- whether looking out, opening opportunities, greeting to a new day, voyeurism, etc. Many of the Wes film-verse does so. And he continues to open more windows throughout his oeuvre.
Through the oeuvres of Stanley Kubrick and Wes Anderson as well as George Miller's "Mad Max", we compare how they use symmetry and center framing for the stunning visual effect that continues to take a strong clutch on their audiences.
Wes Anderson's first dip into non-fiction is where he takes the role as executive producer in the recently released documentary film on the life and time of actor, producer, screenwriter, flamenco dancer Hampton Francher.
Photography became his creative escape in the 90's when his country was facing a civil war. Years later, he moved to New York where he continued doing what he loves the most. Boogie had various exhibitions over the years and his sixth monograph "A Wah Do Dem" was one of the most controversial ones.
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Music and art photographer Mitchell Wojcik is a regular fixture in the Lomography Gallery Store NYC, frequently stopping in before and between shoots. Check out his first impressions of the Neptune Convertible Art Lens System and why he thinks it's perfect for the photographer on the move.
Photographer, videographer and musician Burçin Esin recorded his recent travels with the LC-A +. Continue reading to take a look at the photos that resemble movie scenes in Istanbul, Budapest and Bratislava and to get to know Burçin better.
Jacob James is a British travel and cultural documentary photographer who captures the people and places of the world in a beautiful light, both visually and conceptually. He shares his experiences from his perspective as both artist and teacher.
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.
Combining his love for creative photography and a passion to live life to the fullest, Louis Dazy creates some of the most beautiful images we have ever seen on film. Learn more about his craft and the ideals he swears by in this short interview.
Christmas Eve without a Christmas tree just isn't the same -- so Stanley made sure there was planted one on almost each scene and location of his erotic thriller in the Christmas-set film "Eyes Wide Shut (1999)".