Watch a 4 minute featurette about Avatar.
Watch this 52 minute documentary about the Shanghai Circus School on YouTube. The documentary follows an eight-year-old boy and girl as they sweat and cry and perfect their acrobatic skills.
Man on Wire won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature this year. The subject of the film, Philippe Petit, leapt up on stage while the filmmakers were giving their speeches. When it was his turn, he said he wanted to “thank the Academy for believing in magic” as he vanished a coin that he was holding in his hand. Then he reached for one of the Oscar statuettes and proceeded to balance it on his chin. How many other jugglers, unicyclists, wire walkers and magicians have held an Oscar at the Academy awards? I’m sure he would have walked a tightrope over the heads of the audience if they had let him. Watch the Oscar antics on YouTube.
How do you make a camera fly? Use a Spydercam.
Get your anamorphic lenses right here in North Carolina at Joe Dunton & Company.
Your team will have 48 hours to write, shoot, edit a film. You are given a prop, character, line of dialogue and a genre to use on July 21st. Visit 48HourFilm.com.