How To Make Your Enemies Broadcast Your Criticisms of Them in 99 Easy Steps

About once a year I find myself obsessively watching the gorgeous “99 Problems” music video. Check out how the camera is always looking up or straight at Jay-Z, other than when the car is pulled over and we ‘see’ him the way the cop does, looking down at him. The one exception is when Jay-Z is performing; … Continue reading

A Tale of Two Trailers

Checking Focus -credit David Stluka www.davidstluka.com

Though movies and TV are almost all widescreen nowdays, movies were often more ‘box’ sized in the 30s. When deciding on the look and feel of The Lilith Necklace, I chose to shoot for 4:3, as this would closely approximate the size of 35mm film prints and – theoretically – give the audience an immediate sense … Continue reading