filmmaking

What a film director really directs is the audience’s attention.
— Alexander Mackendrick, “On Filmmaking”

BREAKING BAD - Motivated Camera Movement

by Vashi Nedomansky

The Evolution of Batman in Cinema

A journey through the evolution of Batman on the big screen and cinema as a whole. From the serials of the 1940s to the Christopher Nolan blockbusters, watch as the iconic character transforms within the different eras of filmmaking.


Films used:
Batman (1943 serial)
Batman and Robin (1949 serial)
Batman: The Movie (1966)
Batman (1989)
Batman Returns (1992)
Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993)
Batman Forever (1995)
Batman & Robin (1997)
Batman Begins (2005)
The Dark Knight (2008)
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
The Lego Movie (2014)

Werner Herzog ’s 24 pieces of filmmaking and life advice: 
  1. Always take the initiative.   2. There is nothing wrong with spending a night in jail if it means getting the shot you need.   3. Send out all your dogs and one might return with prey.   4. Never wallow in your troubles; despair must be kept private and brief.   5. Learn to live with your mistakes.   6. Expand your knowledge and understanding of music and literature, old and modern.   7. That roll of unexposed celluloid you have in your hand might be the last in existence, so do something impressive with it.   8. There is never an excuse not to finish a film.   9. Carry bolt cutters everywhere.   10. Thwart institutional cowardice.   11. Ask for forgiveness, not permission.   12. Take your fate into your own hands.   13. Learn to read the inner essence of a landscape.   14. Ignite the fire within and explore unknown territory.   15. Walk straight ahead, never detour.   16. Manoeuvre and mislead, but always deliver.   17. Don’t be fearful of rejection.   18. Develop your own voice.   19. Day one is the point of no return.   20. A badge of honor is to fail a film theory class.   21. Chance is the lifeblood of cinema.   22. Guerrilla tactics are best.   23. Take revenge if need be.   24. Get used to the bear behind you.  
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Werner Herzog’s 24 pieces of filmmaking and life advice:

1. Always take the initiative.
2. There is nothing wrong with spending a night in jail if it means getting the shot you need.
3. Send out all your dogs and one might return with prey.
4. Never wallow in your troubles; despair must be kept private and brief.
5. Learn to live with your mistakes.
6. Expand your knowledge and understanding of music and literature, old and modern.
7. That roll of unexposed celluloid you have in your hand might be the last in existence, so do something impressive with it.
8. There is never an excuse not to finish a film.
9. Carry bolt cutters everywhere.
10. Thwart institutional cowardice.
11. Ask for forgiveness, not permission.
12. Take your fate into your own hands.
13. Learn to read the inner essence of a landscape.
14. Ignite the fire within and explore unknown territory.
15. Walk straight ahead, never detour.
16. Manoeuvre and mislead, but always deliver.
17. Don’t be fearful of rejection.
18. Develop your own voice.
19. Day one is the point of no return.
20. A badge of honor is to fail a film theory class.
21. Chance is the lifeblood of cinema.
22. Guerrilla tactics are best.
23. Take revenge if need be.
24. Get used to the bear behind you.

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