Steven Spielberg’s new film Ready Player One is full of 1980s callbacks and references. But what if the pop culture in-jokes pass you by? Does the film still succeed? As other movies have shown, nostalgia is a difficult thing to pull off
Directing duo Us talk CR through the benefits and challenges of screening their short film Cautionary Tales on the festival circuit and online
Working with kids can be notoriously tricky. But they can also be filmmaking gold. As part of our film week, to tie in with the Baftas, we talk to advertising director Dougal Wilson about the tricks he uses to get great performances out of children.
In the run-up to this year’s BAFTAs, CR is running a series of features on the craft of filmmaking. Annie Atkins talks us through what it’s like to work as a graphic designer for film, how she found her niche in the industry and the highlights of her career in film
In the run-up to this year’s BAFTAs, CR is running a series of features on the craft of filmmaking. Here, screenwriter, actor and director Paul Viragh explains what you need to do in order to get you brilliant idea for a movie onto the screen – warning, it’s not easy…
Darkest Hour, directed by Joe Wright, is set in 1940, during the early days of Winston Churchill’s first term as Prime Minister. As part of our film week to coincide with the BAFTAs, we talk to Framestore’s Stephane Nazé about how the team brought history to life for the film, from battle scenes to the London dirt and grime.