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.
The American director is often making headlines in film circles nowadays, proving him to be one of the most important 21st-century filmmakers, and what can be said more about Wes Anderson than his special use of color?
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.
The first installment of the Indiana Jones movie series was one of the top-grossing films and continues to be so today. It was a highly acclaimed film, and most noted for Spielberg's "desert chase" scene. Here, the guys at Shot by Shot break down the iconic piece.
The whole world is somehow in love with everything about Wes Anderson today, and we can't help but fall for it too. Get to know more about one of the most iconic 21st-century filmmakers through this short film, "Un Court Métrage Sur".
London based visual artist and photographer Antonio Curcetti shoots exclusively with film. He has photographed bands such as Toy and Slowdive. All of his shoots are dripping with the glorious aesthetics of film. We gave him a Lomo'Instant Wide to test out and he talked to us about his work.
As a pioneer of European photography aesthetics, Adolphe Braun was also an innovator of reproduction techniques which advanced the field of art history. Here is a comprehensive display of his oeuvre and how he influenced early photography.
Jochen Lempert was firstly a man of science before of art. He was a biologist before a photographer, but when he did get into photography, the German photographer channeled his interest with nature to the camera.
Young photographer Jamie Hawkesworth's works have been on the cover five years after his debut on photography, and he's become a favorite among the fashion world. Here is a review of his young work from his beginner days to now.
This Texas-born photographer just recently moved to Athens. His inspiring work amazed us from the very first moment because you can feel that Arguello shares a real passion for photography. He is always on the road and enjoys exploring the unknown.