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Stormbreaker Director On Locations

Director Geoffrey Sax talks about Stormbreaker locations - real, adapted, or recreated with the help of a green screen.

Archive clips - Mike Figgis on Liebestraum and Isle of Iona

Mike Figgis talks about the preview of Liebestraum and a short clip shot on the small Scottish isle of Iona Both of these clips are many years old and were only recently digitised to help illustrate my review of ADS Tech's Pyro Link, an analogue video to DV convertor.

ADS Tech Pyro A/V Link With Adobe Elements 2.0 Review

Inexpensive analogue to DV converter allows digitising of old videotapes and analogue media.

Withnail Star Draws On Colonial Past In Wah Wah

Richard E Grant on the dramas he experienced in his directorial debut from "producer meltdown" in Swaziland to directing his daughter's first screen kiss.

Stock Market Technician Sees Growing Appetite For Horror Movies

How are a medieval mathematician, the petals on a daisy, and the length of women's skirts related to scarier frighteners at the box office?In the last few years, we have entered a fertile era for horror movies.

Making Magic on a shoestring - Scott Ryan Interview

Paul Griffiths catches up with Scott Ryan to find out what kind of celluloid (DV) sorcery one can conjure with around $3000.

Cannes Film Festival Announces Films In Competition

The Da Vinci Code to open the French film festival.

Glastonbury Of The Mind

Julien Temple's Glastonbury, out this week, has been described as "being there" - which means that you might need help to find your way around.

Who Wants To Download When Hollywood Uploads?

The big movie studios are not making it easy for us to download online guilt-free.

Slumming It In Rio

Documentary filmmaker Matt Mochary explains how the risks paid off when making Favela Rising in the slums of Rio de Janeiro