Between Frames is channel dedicated to looking deeper into the story, style and symbolism of popular cinema.
The series looks at contemporary cinema and analyzes unique subject matter. But it’s not your average Internet video essay. Each episode is a deeper look at one element in one film. It’s refreshing, and a great source of inspiration for animators. Continue reading
Jennine Lanouette has taken film analysis a step forward with her new Screentakes app and ebooks. You can download a free sample of her analysis of The African Queen by subscribing. Continue reading to see a sample.
Evan Puschak is writer and film/art enthusiast known online as Nerdwriter. He’s been posting video essays on YouTube covering various topics for the last three years, but what caught my eye is his Understanding Art series. I’ve embedded my favorite episodes below.
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Watch the full short here, and more behind the scenes here.
Watch the completed short here.
The Creator’s Project has put together an excellent analysis of the subject matter of Ex-Machina, a film I would put second only to Mad Mad: Fury Road for the year’s best film. The film’s writer and director, Alex Garland, talks about the genesis of the story, character motivations, and his own love story with Ava, the film’s central character. While I don’t recall spoilers, I’d recommend seeing the film before you watch this.