From April 14 to 20, the 20th Boston International Film Festival took place at Down Boston with a live, in-person method. In the fourth screening session of the BIFF, a film written, directed, and produced by Emerson College students met with audiences in the AMC theater. “Doll-Kind” is a 13-min film directed by Shuailiang Liu,… Read more »
An immersive film is a new form of movie and performance in which the actors not only act out their roles but also interact with the audience and let them into the characters and the plot. Immersive films have their own original scripts and creative teams, including directors, screenwriters, sound, and special effects artists. Since… Read more »
Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes of filmmaking? Films aren’t created on their own, and they certainly don’t appear overnight. There’s so much that goes into film production, but do we understand how much work goes into it? Tiffany Chung spoke with Michi Que Doan, an assistant director who has worked… Read more »
China’s film industry is undergoing a recent transformation to a more multicultural “Hollywood” model under the inevitable trend of globalization. In response to the growing demand for cultural diversity, more Chinese students are choosing to study film overseas to become film professionals familiar with both cultures. We invited two international students from China to share… Read more »
Filmmakers Talia Lugacy and Rosario Dawson have been collaborators and friends for nearly twenty years. From their time as students at The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute to their most recent collaboration on “This Is Not a War Story,” the two share a singular creative bond that goes beyond the realm of film-making and… Read more »
As we approach the shipwreck’s 110 year anniversary, Xinyan Fu interviews British filmmaker, Arthur Jones, on his discovery of the stories of the six passengers who disappeared after the Titanic and the creation of “The Six” documentary.
Anna Brosnihan interviews Michael Tucker about writing screenplays and his video essay channel on YouTube, Lessons from the Screenplay.
In 2020, Cambridge-based independent flamenco dancer, artist, educator, and now independent filmmaker Laura Sánchez created her first short film, After Dark. In six minutes, the experimental short combines her personal background with her experience during quarantine as a new mother, woman, and immigrant to tell her story. It incorporates elements of flamenco, poetry, visual art,… Read more »