It’s a tough life. Private balcony in the beautiful Babylon Kino for a screening of the new Jim Jarmusch film – ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE.
“I have not seen a film as powerful, surreal, and frightening in at least a decade… unprecedented in the history of cinema.” – Werner Herzog
The Interfilm short film festival is on this week with over 500 short films in 7 different cinemas. This is where the fun begins for a projectionist. While the shift is 11 hours long they did give me some new toys to play with. Centered in this jumble of mess is a huge Panasonic digital […]
Mobile Kino presents: This Ain’t California
I make a typo at least once paragraph but how on earth did this typo from American Psycho’s famous business card scene not get notice? Can you spot the typo?
Mobile Kino is run by Fernando Huerta and myself, Joshua Alas. Together we create the programs and organise the events. There’s a lot of hard work that goes into setting up a one night only cinema. Particularly its difficult transporting cinema equipment like our big movie screen. We had big plans for the coming summer […]
I just lugged this 35mm print of ‘In weiter Ferne, so nah!’ down two flights of stairs, around the BABYLON via the sidewalk to the studio kino and then up a three level spiral stare case to the projection room. Its hard work but my god 35mm film has so much character on the screen. […]
Thank you to REMAKE FESTIVAL BERLIN 2013 and PLATOON KUNSTHALLE Berlin for having us last night.
Preparing for a tracking shot on the set of Inherent Vice. I love these long continuous takes and Paul Thomas Anderson is a true master. Posted by: Joshua
Many talented directors found their path to success through the help of a short film. Feature films and long scripts by unknown, forgettable names are hard to get noticed and financially backed by production companies. Some of the biggest directors today first made a ripple by showing the world their point of view through a […]