Category Archives: Film

Cinemetrics: Interactive Movie Infographics

Cinemetrics is the fascinating result of Frederic Brodbeck‘s bachelor graduation project at The Royal Academy of Art in the Netherlands. As a graphic designer, Brodbeck is drawn to particular style details, but as a generative coder he’s interested in exploring the role for graphic design in analysing these same details. He picked the medium of film as […]

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‪The History of CGI

‪I see loads of great stuff every single day, but since switching from Tumblr I’ve been quite poor at posting sideblogs. I’m gonna up the frequency a little, but I promise I’ll only show you the good stuff, like this one, which came via @rochellelara: So many memories! And think of all the breakthroughs yet to […]

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Tintin & The Uncanny Valley

I wonder if Spielberg, Jackson, Wright, Moffat, Cornish et al have considered the mystery of the ‘Uncanny Valley’ in their latest CGI film, The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn? I’m talking about the principle that when things appear, or intend to appear as visibly human as possible they often can’t jump the […]

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Design Excellence in Tron Legacy

I watched Tron Legacy this weekend. Awesome movie, if only for the following reasons: The music The aesthetics Jeff Bridges That’s it Despite not having the greatest storyline or script, the film has still had quite a profound effect on me thanks to its frankly mind-blowing visual identity. As with most of the films I […]

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Crowd Financing: The Saviour Of Short Film?

Here’s an exploration of how young filmmakers are turning to the web to translate their concepts into capital, by means of a case study. Lucy Tcherniak, a very talented friend of mine, has spent the last 18 months working on ‘Dominic’, her Psycho-Noir short film set in an English gentlemen’s club in the 1950s. How […]

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