Even before it was cool, Nancy Buirski has been a tireless champion for low-budget documentary films.
If anyone can make the case for vlogs as a serious art form, it’s definitely this dude.
Pioneers of the Direct Cinema movement, who strove to make their documentaries feel as real as the characters they featured.
The “mad scientist” of documentary film, Morgen’s unique approach to storytelling has allowed his viewers to experience history as it unfolded for those who were there.
When it comes to documentary film laws, no one has you covered quite as well as Karen Shatzkin.
“Meryl Streep could play Batman and be the right choice.” – Cameron Tucker (Modern Family)
Even though he’s often typecast as tough guys and criminals, Michael Kenneth Williams still finds the human qualities in these roles.
Are you an actor looking to turn director? No one has done that better than Clint Eastwood. So we gotta ask, are you feeling lucky, punk?
Meet the talent who shatters the mold of child-actors-who-burn-out by embracing range in roles and in time periods.
An actor with unlimited range, who let his talent and not his “brand” define him as a star.
“The technology available for filmmaking now is incredible, but I am a big believer that it’s all in the story.” – Robert Redford
When it comes to teaching actors, this coach leaves the gimmicks at the door.
With a casting resume that includes “True Romance,” “Born on the Fourth July” and “Wall Street” – here’s someone that knows how to spot talent and keep the chemistry alive.
A man of many qualities, who has seen more of the film industry than any other working professional in its history.
“Acting in the cinema is photographed life. In the theatre it’s formed, or signified, life. A good actor should keep working in both mediums.”
We automatically think of art and business as two opposing forces, but Roger Corman’s career offers a nice counter-argument to that assumption.
Career highlights that include working with Orson Welles, Alfred Hitchcock and Martin Scorsese? That’s music to our ears!
Wes Craven directed films that held a mirror to the audience and asked us why we like to be scared.
If Roger Corman legitimized low-budget genre cinema, John Carpenter made it an art form.
A legend in the field of comedy, Mel Brooks has used his absurd humor to make Nazis, racists and monsters look like fools.
Throughout his career, Miloš Forman has demonstrated a unique ability to take difficult source material and translate it to the screen.
The ultimate New Hollywood hipster, who took creative risks in a remarkable career spanning over 50 years. Talk about longevity!
A sophisticated, intelligent and often quite funny writer, Pauline Kael elevated criticism into an art-form in its own right.
Known for his aggressive style and creative vision, Robert Evans was a true maverick on the business side of film.
As a film critic, historian and director, Peter Bogdanovich pays homage to the Golden Age of Hollywood while also breathing new life into American cinema.
Thelma Schoonmaker first collaborated with Scorsese in film school, and has worked on every one of his films since “Raging Bull.”