John and Craig look at the implicit contract made between screenwriters and readers -- and ultimately, movies and their audience. That's a natural introduction to our Three Page Challenge and the three new entries we look at this we...
Emily DeDakis is completing her Fellowship with Accidental Theatre, based in Belfast. Here is Emily recounting her experiences of the fellowship so far...
A powerful new ad for Save The Children features footage of a real-life birth shot in Liberia in a bid to raise awareness of the million babies each year that die on their first day of life, and the need for trained midwives.
We here at YTD love typography as much as we enjoy looking at projects showcasing … Read more posts by Kerby Rosanes
Regarding the graphic above, man, was I glad I was able to bear down on those lolling tuna boats Dickens and Hugo—they need to get up from their on-deck hammocks and at least think about hitting the book-peddling accelerator before I catch them. Though I do hope I didn’t peeve dear Charlotte; however, she being […]
I have been traveling for the past week, and during this week I happened to have a conversation that made me consider something that I had previously not considered. I am used to thinking that the category, “literature,” is by now too broad or impossibly narrow; that it’s part of a publishing-industry fantasy, basically (not [...]
After naming Newspaper and Freelance Photographers of the Year and winners of various other categories during the past three weeks, the Pictures of the Year International competition continues to release results in other categories. Jurors have weighed entries for the Editing and Multimedia Division categories this past week. Here’s a round-up of winners in those […]
Some of the indie video game finds at the Museum of the Moving Image's IndieCade East conference this month.
(Video link) Aardman Animations (Wallace & Gromit) used stop motion to animate the words of ordinary Americans talking about art.The 1989 short "Creature Comforts" by Nick Park was an early version of this technique.(Thanks, Greg!)
Noah Harris's video for Julio Bashmore's new track Peppermint (feat. Jessie Ware) is a sexy and stylish piece of stop motion animation. Beautiful to watch, it was hugely complicated to make, as Harris explains to CR...
1.) Must-read review: David Pagel in the Los Angeles Times on Oscar Murillo. 2.) Critical thoughts (edition of eight): Karen Rosenberg in the NYT on Laure Prouvost at the New Museum. Robin Cembalest in ARTNews on how artists have turned art historical data into art. Jessie Wender in The New Yorker on photographers’ self-portraits. Seven artists [...]
aleph bees introduction from tehn on Vimeo. It’s like having a roomful of modulars inside a mysterious magic box. It’s like using Max/MSP with the control interface of an Etch-a-Sketch. It’s … okay, really hard to describe. But aleph bees is certainly unlike digital hardware we’ve seen before. Show More Summary
Each year World Press Photo holds their annual competition to find the best images of the year in photojournalism and documentary photography. They showcase the winners on their website as well as host a traveling exhibit. I’ve been luck enough to personally see the exhibit twice, in two different cities, along my travels. Show More Summary
This week, reinterpreting the Parthenon, Wall Streeters behaving badly, considering Hannah Höch, academic writing, remaking Robocop, modern day slavery, and more.
The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. Craig Mazin: My name is Craig Mazin. John: And this is Episode 131 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Craig, how are ya? Craig: You know, I’m — […]
A current exhibition at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, Take It or Leave It: Institution, Image, Ideology, is a deft rebuttal of Institutional Critique that mashes a variety of well-known works by well-known IC artists together inShow More Summary
This week's round up brings together new ads for VW, Pepsi Max, the Sochi Paralympics, Sony and Widerøe Airlines. First up though is the follow-up to last year's hugely successful dancing pony spot for mobile network 3. This one continues the 'silly stuff' theme and features a little girl and her singing pet cat – but does it live up to expectation?
There’s no doubt that Coca Cola knows how to connect with its customers – and there’s no better way to connect with your customers than through experiential marketing campaigns. Experiential marketing campaigns do what they say on the tin – especially [..] Read More
Today marks the 100th release for Gauss PDF, the publisher of digital and physical works that we’ve pointed you to again and again and again, because we mean it. “Initiated in 2010, [Gauss PDF] hosts a vast range of materials and media—from PDFs to videos to labyrinthine zip files—all available for free download and/or at-price [...]