Creative Spark: Ava DuVernay

Creative Spark: Ava DuVernay

DuVernay: IT’S INTERESTING TO TALK TO CREATIVE PEOPLE ABOUT THE WAY THEIR MINDS WORK. SOMETIMES IT SOUNDS KIND OF FREAKY. WHEN YOU’RE A CREATIVE PERSON AND YOU’RE NURTURING THAT WITHIN YOURSELF, YOU OPEN YOURSELF UP TO A LOT OF DISCOVERY THAT COMES FROM UNEXPECTED PLACES, WHICH IS REALLY WONDERFUL. I MEAN, FOR ME, THE WRITING

Creative Spark: Deborah Cook

Creative Spark: Deborah Cook

Cook: WITH STOP-FRAME, YOU HAVE TO TRY A LOT OF NEW THINGS ALL THE TIME TO KEEP IT FRESH. EVEN IF IT SOUNDS OUTLANDISH AND NOT RIGHT, YOU HAVE TO BE KIND OF DARING AND A BIT RISK-TAKING. IT’S NOT A PLACE FOR THE MEEK AND MILD TO BE INVOLVED IN COSTUME DESIGN. [ SCREAMING

Creative Spark: Karen McCullah and Kirsten Smith

Creative Spark: Karen McCullah and Kirsten Smith

McCullah: WE DO NOT LIKE TO WEAR PANTS AT ALL. Smith: NOT EVER. YEAH, MOSTLY JUST WITHOUT PANTS. McCullah: WHEN YOU WORK FROM HOME, YOU CAN JUST WORK IN A T-SHIRT AND UNDERWEAR OR A BATHING SUIT. Smith: THAT’S WHY I THINK YOU CHOSE TO SHOOT US FROM THE WAIST UP, RIGHT? ‘CAUSE WE’RE NOT

Foley Artists: How Movie Sound Effects Are Made

Foley Artists: How Movie Sound Effects Are Made

Lunsford: PEOPLE ARE OFTEN PUZZLED THAT THIS ISN’T ALL DONE BY COMPUTER. Stevenson: IN ORDER TO GET THE RIGHT FEEL OF A CHARACTER, YOU NEED TO REALLY KNOW HOW THEY’RE FEELING. Hecker: EVERYTHING THAT I CREATE ON THE STAGE IS ORGANIC, USING PROPS, AND RECORDED PRECISELY FOR THAT FILM. Stevenson: FOLEY IS THE ART OF

Jimmy Kimmel and Oscars Stars Surprise Moviegoers

Jimmy Kimmel and Oscars Stars Surprise Moviegoers

You know, a lot of people have been thanked tonight Producers, directors, Mexico got a thanks. And deservedly so. Many of you would not be here without the people you’re thanking But there’s another group that I think deserves our thanks even more because without them none of us would be here. So I want