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Building the Visual Concept of a Movie Production Designer, Sam Lisenco

with Production Designer, Sam Lisenco

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  • Kotoko, 2011Kotoko, 2011
    A rather incredible portrayal of mental illness and the terrors that come with being disturbed. It's possibly the best use of deliberately amateur-feeling filmmaking techniques I've seen, as well. It started to lose me for a little near the middle, but that only lasted a short while. Heart-wrenching and captivating in all the right ways.
  • Car Wash, 1976Car Wash, 1976
    I don’t have much to say here. It’s a thoroughly entertaining, well-humored product of its time. If you’re looking for a non-stop barrage of 70s-specific comedy, here you go.
  • The Last Waltz, 1978The Last Waltz, 1978
    A wonderful experience above all else. The concert itself is great, but the real heart of the film lies in the intimate interviews and smaller-scale performances. The final shot is absolutely fantastic and a splendid sendoff to the perfect farewell.
April 14, 2021

I’m sure you’re all familiar with the Oscars, but how much do you really know? There’s a lot of information surrounding the event that rarely gets talked about. With the 93rd Academy Awards on the horizon, let’s take a look into some of the lesser-known pieces of trivia.

April 7, 2021

Major film studios are production and distribution companies that release a substantial number of films annually and consistently command a significant share of box office revenue in a given market.

March 26, 2021

At first, movies were very short, sometimes only a few minutes or less. They were shown at fairgrounds, music halls, or anywhere a screen could be set up and a room darkened.