The first feature-length film made entirely from other movies by Hungarian director György Pàlfi
I went to a fantastic talk by Walter Murch this evening. He compared the role of an editor to that of a mosaic artist ‘looking for that tiny shard of glass that would make a perfect glint in an eye’. He also extolled the virtues of working standing up ‘…like the conductor of an orchestra…or when you’re cooking’.
I went to see Chantal Ackerman’s haunting, dialogue-free travelogue D’Est at the ICA last week.
Hypnotic tracking shots go on for many, many minutes – achieved by sticking the camera out of a slowly-moving car window.