- Ten Lists of Ten Tips for Digital Filmakers &
Films Every Filmmaker (or Aspiring Filmmaker) Should
Watch - Continued
- Director: James Cameron, 1986. Tension
Rain - Director: Albert Magnoli, 1984.
More influential than it has been given credit for,
and arguably the first and possibly the best example
of music video meeting film. Rich color palettes throughout
elevate the emotion of the scenes. A great example
of '80s neo-noir that is seeing a rebirth in films
Purple Highness looking all 80s neo-noir
Very Long Engagement - Director: Jean-Pierre
Jeunet, Cinematographer: Bruno Delbonnel, 2004.
Mr. Delbonnel is a superstar cinematographer and his
use of color palette, camera movement, lighting, layering,
perspective and frame balance is poetic and astonishing.
Godfather - Director: Francis Ford Coppola,
1972. This film marks the line of delineation
between classic filmmaking and modern filmmaking and
contains elements of both. It's the Rosetta Stone
for frame of reference when evaluating where elements
of your film lie in this continuum. CPM
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Rebekah and father to 17 month old daughter, Alia
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