PECHAKUCHA DAILY BLOG Posts
JUNE 04, 2015
"If you make a film, it can be like a book. A film director is like a writer. The characters are his actors and the camera is his pen."
In Stuck on Film from Tokyo Vol. 120, Jesse Freeman, photographer/filmmaker based in Japan, takes us on a tour of the film projects he has produced, and also shares some of the things that have inspired and informed his work.
After checking out this inspiring presentation, go watch his films and dive deeper into his imagination.
MAY 24, 2015
"Cinema can make sense of history, distort memories, and shape time."
In A New Picutre House from Huddersfield, Vol. 11, John Harrison from Studio Dekka talks about the creation of Dewsbury's New Picture House. In the spirit of the James Joyce's first Cinema, Volta, established in 1909 in Dublin, where showing obscure Italian arthouse films was pushing the envelope of what cinema could mean, Harrison and 15 cohorts took it upon themselves to open a new picture house where they too would push the expectations of film. In this unique presentation, he shares his story, and the stories of others who share his vision.
Get some popcorn!