El Vendedor de Humo (2012)

Short films, especially animated ones, are often used as calling cards to highlight and promote the talents of the film makers. The best are often chock full of ideas and totally meticulous in their construction and execution. To reach as wide an audience as possible they should be accessible and entertaining. One recent example of this is…

Cameron Stone: Legendary Actor (2012)

In these harsh times the pressures on short  film makers is immense. Not only are they faced with the ongoing artistic challenges involved with producing entertaining, accessible films they also have to be hard-nosed business people with the ability to squeeze as much as possible out of what is usually minuscule budgets. For some these pressures are…

Dredd

I may as well front up. I am a Judge Dredd fan. I grew up with 2000 AD and many of its stories still rank highly among my favorites. Top of the list are the tales of Dredd and his world. I was one of the fans hotly anticipating the Sly Stallone version of the…

Zero Dark Thirty

There are few things that will generate more discussion and debate than a film that makes the American nation look bad. The flag wavers immediately start to mobilse in defense of their ideals and principles. The moderates start to debate the issues and are shouted down while appealing for unity and understanding. All the time…

Paperman

Occasionally a piece of cinema comes along that reminds just why you fell in love with it in the first place. These moments are the reason why you watch all sorts of rubbish in the hope that it may have just one redeeming sequence to bring home to you just how powerful a medium cinema…

Find Your Place

Film is the perfect medium for getting a message across. Used wisely and creatively, film can take you on a global journey or focus on the smallest detail. If done well it will fill you with wonder. If not you will soon forget it. A challenge for a film maker working on a feature-length project.…

Cameron Stone: Legendary Actor

In these harsh times the pressures on short  film makers is immense. Not only are they faced with the ongoing artistic challenges involved with producing entertaining, accessible films they also have to be hard-nosed business people with the ability to squeeze as much as possible out of what is usually minuscule budgets. For some these pressures are…

El Vendedor de Humo

Short films, especially animated ones, are often used as calling cards to highlight and promote the talents of the film makers. The best are often chock full of ideas and totally meticulous in their construction and execution. To reach as wide an audience as possible they should be accessible and entertaining. One recent example of this is…