Category Archives: Indie Filmmaker Spotlight

Indie Filmmaker Spotlight: Bradford Young – Cinematographer

One of the hottest names right now when it comes to cinematographers is Bradford Young. The film that most people probably associate him with is the Oscar-nominated “Selma” (2014). Young has been garnering a lot of media coverage, including from the Variety magazine, which chose him in 2015 for their prestigious “10 Cinematographers to Watch” list. Young’s services are in high demand and since “Selma”, he has shot the feature films “Story of Your Life” (dir. by Denis Villeneuve) and “Beat-up Little Seagull” (starring Michelle Pfeiffer and Kiefer Sutherland), among other projects. Continue reading Indie Filmmaker Spotlight: Bradford Young – Cinematographer

From wedding videos to films – the outstanding work of cinematographer Colin Pregent

Today, I saw the short film “The Answers”, which is currently featured on Vimeo Staff Picks. The film has done a long and successful festival tour (winning eight awards) and is now piling up views online. Short films are great for showcasing talents of indie filmmakers. This well-crafted and entertaining film accomplishes exactly that. It has led me to discover the talents of Colin Pregent, among others. Continue reading From wedding videos to films – the outstanding work of cinematographer Colin Pregent

Indie Film Spotlight: “4 Nights In The Hamptons”

There is obviously a lot of skill that goes into making a feature film. It’s not just about the artistic and technical skills, though. On large projects, it is also essential to manage well your resources. I recently saw the film “4 Nights In The Hamptons” and it serves as a great example of creative filmmaking – not only with respect to storytelling, but also with respect to film production. Continue reading Indie Film Spotlight: “4 Nights In The Hamptons”