The American director is perhaps one of the most referenced and most looked up to among contemporary filmmakers, but how did Kubrick himself get to become the auteur that he is remembered today?
Perhaps lesser known is Kubrick's early love for photography. It was the photographic camera that began it all. The young Kubrick journeyed around New York, in which the images were meant for Look Magazine. Art and film vlogger CinemaTyler tries to recreate his photoographs by retracing his steps, learning the photographic techniques Kubrick got that would help him become the legendary filmmaker.
Like the contemporary auteur, they've been through other influences to make the style of their own. Christopher Nolan has his own distinction, but even you can make it with some practice and minding of the details.
Filmmaker James Cameron is one of the most successful people in cinema to date and is one of the definers of contemporary mainstream cinema with his excessive use of special effects and epic themes. Now, what does it take to inspire a filmmaker such as Cameron? Here are his influences.
Daniel Arnold may just be one of the most important names in contemporary street photography. Known for his raw takes on New York City life, he leaves no detail glamorized and allows himself to get into their personal space -- a task only for the fearless shooters in the concrete jungle.
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?
American photographer Ansel Adams remains one of the most renowned photographers today, and his photographs of American landscape and wilderness are iconic.. But there is more to Adams as a photographer. Turning away from mountain ranges, he also documented the WWII Manzanar relocation.
Joel Byron is a UK based film maker who uses a mix of digital and analogue techniques. He is creative director at BigPlus and recently made a short video of his trip to the South of France using the Petzval 58 Bokeh Control Art lens.
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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.
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".
Greta Gerwig's directoral debut in Lady Bird is something to not be missed. By showing us what how even the most confident of people can be torn down to their barest bones by coming to terms with the question "who am I?" A question asked by the story as well as the camera.