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Ester Brym's new film Not Your Skin; Trans Documentary World Premiere is in LA on 11/3

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Not Your Skin explores the lives of 4 transgender families across USA and across generations. The will wil Premiere on November 3rd, 2018 as part of The Valley Film Festival in Los Angeles.   Synopsis: 10-year-old Kylee is only starting her journey and her family is considering hormone blockers. Her parents changed her name and gender on her birth certificate and struggle with transitioning what they though was their son into a little girl that Kylee wants to be. They are preparin...

Alexander Berner on Editing “A Hologram for the King”

The king in A Hologram for the King is Saudi Arabia’s, and the hologram involves the Boston sales exec who pitches it to his royal highness. Alan Clay’s the name. Every bit the emotional golem that would suggest, he is America itself, a creature of the corporate mud. Will our has-been marketer win the bid to supply telecommunications to the King’s Metropolis of Economy and Trade megaproject? It doesn’t much matter, because in this film by Tom Tykwer, he&rsquo...

Website for "Through the Pane" is launched!

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The official website for "Through the Pane", a new short film from Ron de Cana Productions, Inc. in Los Angeles, is now live! http://dawnwestlake.com/rondecana/films/throughthepane/index.html It was designed by director Dawn Westlake and programmed by Jason Luckett. The site features more info about the 6:21 film, media (trailer, behind-the-scenes reel, stills), comments, and cast-crew bios. A festival list will be kept updated as selections come in. "Through the Pane" was...

1 Day With Chinaski documentary by Ester Brym

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Music documentary film 1 Day With Chinaski" is being shown as part of ACTION ON FILM INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL on September 20, 2015 at 6:00 PM in Monrovia, CA This film was shot in collaboration with CHINASKI music production and co-directed by Ester Brym & Ondra Skoch. It will have its USA Premiere at this year’s AOF International Film Festival in Monrovia, California. One of the most popular Czech music bands Chinaski is profiled in this user generated documenta...

Oscar-nominated Editor Tom Cross on "Whiplash"

Tom Cross surely has a sore neck since hearing the news: his work on Damien Chazelle's Whiplash has earned the picture one of its five Oscar bids -- in his case for "Best Film Editing." It's the Los Angeles-based editor's first Academy nomination. Back in the fall I spoke with Cross about cutting the scrappy music-themed indie. Here's the full story: http://www.thalo.com/articles/view/997/film_editor_tom_cross_brings_on_whiplash ...

Thelma Schoonmaker, editor, Golden Lion for lifetime achievement Award, Venice International Film Festival 2014, Sketch by Nesta

Editor to Martin Scorsesee Documentary pull out people’s characters. 6 week course. Bad with Michael Jackson. White Gloves. Raging Bull. Red Gloves. “Thank you for the lovely drawing” comment by Schoonmaker on the sketch.

90to5 Editing Challenge

90to5’s call for entries goes out to all movie and tv editors, film students and enthusiasts worldwide. The challenge: cut a full length feature down to 5 minutes. The catch: keep true to the original story... or create a new one. Public voting will determine the winners of awesome material and cash prizes. Go to www.challenge.90to5.org for movie download links, infos, tutorials and to upload your edit. Entry is free! Submission deadline is October 31st 2013. Vote and win at www.90to5.org.90to5 Awards90to5 Awards

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90to5 Editing Challenge kicks off!

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Get your plastic swords, razor blades and computer mouses ready – 90to5 Editing Challenge (http://challenge.90to5.org/) calls for entries: We challenge you to cut a full length public domain feature down to 5 minutes. The catch: keep true to the original story… or create a new one. Here is how it’s done: 1. Pick your favorite public domain movie 2. Start up the editing software of your choice and cut away… 3. Upload your masterpiece until August 15th 2012! Everybody is...

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Route 66 Documentary

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  Czech director based in Los Angeles, Ester Brym, has a new film in the works. After her multi-Award winning feature Butterflies that profiled the Internet celebrity, her 2nd feature is much more personal and visually stunning. Autumn of Route 66  documents ones journey through the history, the incredible experience of driving the first American highway, Mother of all roads, the Route 66. Brym is currently in late post-production stage and raising finishing funds to complete the ...

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Teaser for new feature documentary by director Ester Brym, the Autumn of Route 66

NYFF 2011 VITO Press Conference Video Coverage

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By Maria Esteves – October 14, 2011 The 49th New York Film Festival 2011 (NYFF 2011) presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center press screening of VITO, directed by Jeffrey Schwarz was held at Lincoln Center’s Walter Reade Theater on Wednesday, October 12, 2011, 1:00 pm. A live press conference immediately followed with director Schwarz, editor Philip Harrison, Phyllis Antonellis (Vito's cousin), and Charles Russo (Vito's brother) moderated by NYFF program director Richard Pena. ...

NYFF 2011 VITO Press Conference Photo Coverage

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By Maria Esteves – October 14, 2011 The 49th New York Film Festival 2011 (NYFF 2011) presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center press screening of VITO, directed by Jeffrey Schwarz was held at Lincoln Center’s Walter Reade Theater on Wednesday, October 12, 2011, 1:00 pm. A live press conference immediately followed with director Schwarz, editor Philip Harrison, Phyllis Antonellis (Vito's cousin), and Charles Russo (Vito's brother) moderated by NYFF program director Richard Pena. ...

Car Lights Like Tears

Director: Peter Hastie.
A lone soul looks for pity in the night. Text from an anonymous blog.

Threads

Director: Peter Hastie.
A woman's descent into spirit. Experimental film derived from video footage of an art installation by Kate E Deeming. While most of the techniques in evidence - dissolves, fades, double exposures etc - were in use within a few years of the birth of cinema, they are presented here in a context which highlights their potential within the digital era, serving the needs of an ever-expanding visual language. Threads was edited within a single editing program. No additional plug-ins were used. Music: Scope J by Scott Walker (vocals by Ute Lemper). International festival screening rights secured.

Best Free Web Show To Watch Online

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The Award winning feature documentary Butterflies is now online in form of webisodes. Directed by: Ester Brym ...

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