2019 Jul 04 By EOhd0Smy 0 comment

Lina & Julian’s Yosemite Elopement Film Ok guys this is a special one! Our First ever Yosemite Elopement!! With two amazing humans❤️ PLEASE….IF YOU CAN, LISTEN WITH HEADPHONES!!! Ahhhh can’t express how lucky we feel to have such amazing couples!!!! Lina is from Colombia and Julian’s family is from Cuba….so cool. We got to know them while exploring Yosemite for their pre-shoot, and learned that Lina and I (shy) have very similar ways of observing nature?. I was personally fascinated to discover that I’m not alone in staring at trees in silence or picking up rocks and putting it in…

2019 Jul 04 By EOhd0Smy 0 comment

Learn about the history and development of cinema, from the Kinetoscope in 1891 to today’s 3D revival. Cinematography is the illusion of movement by the recording and subsequent rapid projection of many still photographic pictures on a screen. A product of 19th century scientific endeavour, it has, over the past century, become an industry employing many thousands of people and a medium of mass entertainment and communication. EARLY CINEMA No one person invented cinema. However, in 1891 the Edison Company in the USA successfully demonstrated a prototype of the Kinetoscope, which enabled one person at a time to view moving pictures….

2019 Jul 02 By EOhd0Smy 0 comment

Since 2016, Film Independent and The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs have partnered on Global Media Makers (GMM), an innovative mentoring initiative connecting visual storytellers from South Asia, the Arab world and Turkey with leading U.S. filmmakers and entertainment professionals in order to increase mutual understanding and promote people-to-people engagement. Film Independent’s Louay Khraish checks in to tell us about the recent GMM Summit in Cairo. *** After three years of bringing 46 filmmakers from the Arab world and Turkey to Los Angeles and organizing several follow-up workshops and masterclasses that have impacted more than 1000 participants in…

2019 Jul 02 By EOhd0Smy 0 comment

If you want to start a film blog, maybe you already understand the basics of writing film reviews. But how can you start a successful film blog when you need, on average, three to four postings a week? That is plenty of movie reviews taking up your time. There are ways around this, way to save time and actually make money online by writing film reviews and studies. To start a film blog all you need is an opinion. Basic English helps. Certainly and understanding of what’s popular can help. Worry not, this guide will walk you through all the…

2019 Jul 02 By EOhd0Smy 0 comment

Classical Hollywood fetishism has found a most enchanting ambassador. Farran Smith Nehme of The Self-Styled Siren turns the articulation of cliché and convention into a sport—no surprise she’s chosen melodrama as her champion underdog and counts Max Ophüls and Douglas Sirk among her favorite directors. A witty, working mother of three (the blog originated during afternoon naptime), the Siren is a unique and refreshing voice in a field often prone to nostalgic vacuity or esoteric one-upmanship. An “Anecdote of the Week” feature showcases her extensive bibliographic endeavors. Her obituaries are the most dependably poetic on the scene. Whether dusting off…