Category: FILM/TV

Jul 31, 2012

11 Classic Movie Scenes as Ottoman Motifs

11 Classic Movie Scenes as Ottoman Motifs

As part of his graduation thesis, artist Murat Palta sought to blend contemporary ‘Western’ cinema with traditional Ottoman motifs in the miniature art style. After a positive reception to Murat’s first ‘Ottoman miniature’ movie poster for Star Wars, he decided to continue with the exploration into ten other classic films. To see close-ups of…

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Jul 8, 2012

Celebrity Photo Mosaics by Charis Tsevis

Celebrity Photo Mosaics by Charis Tsevis

Charis Tsevis is an award-wining visual designer and illustrator living and working in Athens, Greece. He serves a global list of clients from his studio, Tsevis Visual Design. He’s also a part time professor of Editorial Design at the AKTO College of Art and Design. In a recent showcase on Behance, Charis shared his…

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Jul 7, 2012

Replacing an IMAX Screen [44 pics]

Replacing an IMAX Screen [44 pics]

After 13 years of operation on the South Bank, the British Film Institute (BFI) is replacing their massive IMAX screen, measuring 26 metres wide and 20 metres high (85 ft x 65 ft), with a brand new silver screen. The new IMAX screen is made in Canada and was shipped in a crate to…

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May 29, 2012

14 Creative Video Game Inspired Movie Posters

14 Creative Video Game Inspired Movie Posters

Toronto-based freelance graphic designer Ron Guyatt recently experienced some Internet love, making the front page (and subsequently the top spot) on Reddit (thx to user crudelegend). It was his series of amazing video game inspired artwork, which has the look and feel of a movie poster, that garnered such a positive reaction. Since then…

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May 23, 2012

30 Actors Posing With Their Stunt Doubles

30 Actors Posing With Their Stunt Doubles

There are countless unsung heroes that bring your favourite television shows and movies to life. In this post, the Sifter salutes the brave stuntwomen and stuntmen who put their bodies in harm’s way to get those action shots and sequences that can make or break a scene. They are professionals that do an amazing…

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May 17, 2012

How Hollywood Creates Crowds Without CGI

How Hollywood Creates Crowds Without CGI

American Gangster (1,500 Inflatables) – Photograph by The Inflatable Crowd Company Using real clothing, individual 3D faces and an assortment of wigs, hats and props; the Inflatable Crowd Company helps bring movies and television shows to life by filling stands and creating crowds. Since 2003, the Inflatable Crowd Company has worked on an…

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May 7, 2012

Actors Revisit Their Famous Roles in Normal Attire

Actors Revisit Their Famous Roles in Normal Attire

Empire Magazine is the largest selling film magazine in Britain and has been published monthly since 1989. To celebrate their 20th anniversary, they published a special edition of their magazine that was guest-edited by Steven Spielberg. In a special section entitled The Birthday Portfolio, Empire had an exclusive star-studded photoshoot that paid tribute to…

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