SPHERES Creator Eliza McNitt on Virtual Reality Filmmaking

At this year's Tribeca Film Festival, the experiential director becomes the subject

For the last few years, filmmaker and technologist Eliza McNitt‘s virtual reality experience SPHERES charted in several of our lists of favorites from film festival’s around the world. The three-part exploration of hidden songs among the cosmos brought new attention to the capabilities of VR as it set records for the medium and took up residence in NYC‘s Rockefeller Center. There, guests could experience each …

The Future According to Stanley Kubrick

At London’s Design Museum, Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition explores the iconic director’s roster of films through their design process,  visualization of genre and vision for the future. Curator Deyan Sudjic and designer Marina Willer guide attendees through Kubrick’s storytelling, directing and editing by way of 500 objects—from costumes to props and production memos. Sudjic and Willer organize the exhibit into seven design sections—a first for …

Women in Film Initiatives at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival

Stella Artois empowers with a film-finishing fund, a platform for the ReFrame gender parity stamp and more

Everyone with a hint of cultural awareness understands that the Sundance Film Festival has been an industry leader for talent introduction and incubation for decades. Across the narrative, documentary and shorts categories, emerging writers, producers and directors get catapulted toward their dreams in one of the most competitive and collaborative art/entertainment forms. Sundance also responds to society: the selection committee listens,  programmers understand, and the whole cinematic …