Since 1978, John Carpenter has owned Halloween. South Pasadena, Calif., just made it a little more official. On Wednesday, the powers-that-be in the town where the director filmed his 1978 horror classic Halloween proclaimed Oct. 31 to be “John Carpenter Night” to honor the filmmaker. With as many fans as he has made in his [...]
How to Create Realistic Wounds Here’s a video to show you how to apply realistic wounds that are both realistic but also within budget. Great for all those indie horror filmmakers out there.
In the video, Tohline breaks down the editing of the famous final scene in The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly mathematically — taking each shot, categorizing them, and counting how often, and in what sequence, they appear. He reveals how this editing technique tells an incredible story where there is none. Buy The Good, [...]
Just in time for Halloween. Not only is this film a horror classic, it is also a great film for indie filmmakers to study and learn more about the process. With the latest edition, more extras have been added and Blu-ray.com has the full review: Halloween Blu-ray Review It looks new, but ‘Halloween’ will never [...]
Staircases to Nowhere: Making of The Shining Endorsed and supported by The Kubrick Estate and Warner Brothers! And tweeted about by the British Film Institute and The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences! The full oral history story of the making of Stanley Kubrick’s horror masterpiece ‘The Shining’. In October we made a [...]