Martin Scorsese

This Is Not a Drill. Martin Scorsese is Teaching a MasterClass on Filmmaking

By V Renée

One of the greatest directors of all time, Martin Scorsese, wants to teach you filmmaking.

If you could pick any living filmmaking legend to teach you the art of making films, who would you pick? If you said Martin Scorsese, your dream is about to come true. The human cinematic encyclopedia himself is the latest high-profile filmmaker to join the ranks of MasterClass instructors, which includes director Werner Herzog, composer Hans Zimmer, screenwriters Shonda Rhimes, David Mamet, and Aaron Sorkin, as well as actors Steve Martin, Dustin Hoffman, and Kevin Spacey.

Check out the promo for Scorsese’s MasterClass to get a taste of what you’re in for.

If you’re unfamiliar with MasterClass, it’s an online platform that gives users the chance to learn from some of the most renowned experts in a given field, whether it’s cooking, music production, or chess, through a series of videos (2-5+ hours), class workbook, and interactive assignments.

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From:: No Film School

Watch: The First (Amazing) Trailer for Wes Anderson’s Forthcoming ‘Isle Of Dogs’

By Jon Fusco

Wes Anderson is back, dawg!

We first got wind of Wes Anderson’s next movie all the way back in December of last year, when he personally made the announcement through a fundraising video supporting the Film Foundation, a film preservation organization started by Martin Scorsese. Next, we were treated to an incredible poster boasting the names of his usual, insanely talented casts. Now, we finally have a trailer.

Isle of Dogs marks Anderson’s much-anticipated return to stop-motion animation. Among the canon of Anderson’s immensely beautiful and impressive films, Fantastic Mr. Fox can often be overlooked. It is truly one of the directors most gorgeous films, however, and Isle of Dogs is certainly of the same world. Anderson earned an Oscar nomination for Best Animated Feature Film for Fox, which was based on Roald Dahl’s classic children’s book. Dogs marks his first venture into original storytelling with stop-motion.

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From:: No Film School