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    On Wednesday April 22, we invited family and friends to say hello to the first movies of the second term film students and say goodbye to our graduates. All this happened in the new screening room that will be used for future premieres and screening happenings. Just before it all started we were searching the […]

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    Take a loot at Behind the Scenes of “Lucid Dreamin”. That was an interesting collaboration of an actor/screenwriter and our 3rd term filmmakers. For more photos, visit our Facebook page!  

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    by Michael Chasin   MTV—the music television network—recently staged its annual movie awards show. Started in 1992—perhaps a bit tongue-in-cheek—its categories include: Best Villain Best Gut-Wrenching Performance Best Onscreen Transformation Best Kiss Best Fight Best Hero Best Scared-as-S**t Performance Nominees are selected by MTV, with winners chosen by open voting via MTV’s website. The award […]

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    These reviews of various films are simply an exercise to get the students  to put their point of view as clearly and succinctly as possible to paper. During the semester we looked at a number of films, concentrating largely on these films from an actors point of view. Committing their points of view to paper […]

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    Our students are always in motion. Last week our 3rd term filmmakers were shooting a story based on the script made by our 3rd term actor! Who also had his part in the film. And that’s what we, people of IAFT Antwerp, call a real collaboration in action!

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    by Michael Chasin   You shockingly discover—there’s a generation younger than you—and you’re no longer cool. This life marker is the subject of writer/director Noah Baumbach’s While We’re Young. Josh (Ben Stiller) is a fortyish documentary filmmaker laboring so long on the same film—that it unintentionally captures his own aging. He and his wife Cornelia […]

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    These reviews of various films are simply an exercise to get the students  to put their point of view as clearly and succinctly as possible to paper. During the semester we looked at a number of films, concentrating largely on these films from an actors point of view. Committing their points of view to paper […]

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    by Michael Chasin   Director Richard Linklater commented that his intentionally low-key Dazed and Confused (1993) was a response to the teen films of the 1980s—in which every character had a transformational moment. He related that his own high school experience—was rather work-a-day. This notion of life really being about ordinary moments is the takeaway […]

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    by Robert Taylor / IAFT-L.A.   “I’m gonna bust your ass for those three bags and I’m gonna nail you for picking your feet in Poughkeepsie.” Watching The French Connection (1971) is the cinematic equivalent of taking a sledgehammer to the chest. The tension in this movie is almost unbearable. Gene Hackman’s NYPD cop Popeye […]

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    by Michael Chasin   Zeitgeist. That’s a word of German origin translated/defined as—spirit of the times. For content creators, this means creating stories—about the happenings of the period. Baby boomers, coming of age in the idealized 60s, suddenly found themselves having to reconcile their peace and love values—with the materialistic 80s. That mega-hit of the […]

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