Fresh out of the editing room, Julien Temple will be screening his latest documentary Glastopia at the Sheffield Doc/Fest 2012 on June 16. For tickets to see his behind-the-scenes look at one of the world’s biggest music festivals, or any of the other amazing documentaries in this year’s line-up, click here.
From zany to soulful, aWLp’s Craig McDean captured the many different sides to Jack White, the ever-evolving artist for the latest issue of Interview Magazine . Check out the full article here.
To Rome With Love, Woody Allen’s latest film with frequent collaborator/cinematographer aWLp’s Darius Khondji, will be making its North American premiere as the opening film for the 2012 Los Angeles Film Festival. The film is packed with a star-studded ensemble cast, including Woody Allen himself returning to the big screen since his last appearance in Scoop in 2006.
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If you haven’t seen it yet, Adria Petty’s short film, “NU-6,” was just featured on Nowness.com. Click here to watch.
To celebrate Mikhail Baryshnikov’s birthday, Nowness.com is featuring aWLp’s Asa Mader’s film portrait of one of the greatest ballet dancers of our time. Check out the video for the original triptych installation below.
The best kind of inspiration surely comes from the strangest place. For aWLp’s Adria Petty, her inspiration for her latest short film stemmed from her recent visit to House Ear Institute as a patient. While most of us would be more preoccupied with getting through the doctor’s visit itself, Petty conjured a cinematic ode to her experience with a sci-fi twist. Premiered on Bullett Media today, check out “NU-6″ here.
Two years after his debut film, Hunger, screened at the AFI fest, Steve McQueen returns with the highly provocative and controversial Shame, starring Michael Fassbender as a seemingly normal New Yorker spiraling out of control into sexual addition. Watch aWLp’s Alison Chernick’s interview with the filmmaker below and if you are in the LA area, check out the North America premiere of Shame at the Grauman’s Chinese, part of the AFI fest, on Nov 9 at 7:30pm. For more info, click here.
“Exposure is huge, because we have to find way that you are not invaded all the time, by lenses, by people looking…if you are to give anything worthwhile of yourself, you have to feel completely exposed.” The Look premieres in New York at the DOC NYC film fest, featuring actress Charlotte Rampling as she reflects on her career through conversations with other artists including aWLp’s Peter Lindbergh, Paul Auster and Juergen Teller, intercut with iconic scenes from her films. At the IFC Center on Nov 3 at 7:00pm, with director and Rampling attending. Watch the trailer here.
A dose of comedy to end the week, James Pilkington’s Magnifique is a quirky story of a man with a gift that most people can’t get enough of – find out why here.
With the highly anticipated Tree of Life finally making its way to the theaters, production designer, Jack Fisk, who recently collaborated with Arni & Kinski, sat down with the New York Times to give insights to his latest film with Terrence Malick. Check out the slideshow here .