Electric Sheep Podcast: Making films interactive
February 27, 2012
— Electric Sheep Magazine
Making films interactive: In a pair of interviews about innovations in film-making, Alex Fitch talks to two directors who have embraced new technology. Alex talks to Alex Cox about Repo Man, computer generated backgrounds its sequel Repo Chic(k), interactive cinema and using CGI in the rerelease of his western Straight to Hell. Alex also talks to Julian Napier, director of Madame Butterfly 3D, a new film of the Royal Opera House’s production of Puccini’s classic tale, how filming the opera using 3D cameras makes the cinema presentation a more immersive experience. Visit www.archive.org, for more info and formats you can stream / download.
Listen to Alex’s additional interview with Alex Cox about his work in comic books, including the other Repo sequel Waldo’s Hawaiian Holdiay
Links: Alex Cox’s website
Masters of Cinema page on Repo Man
Buy Cox films from www.microcinemadvd.com
Watch the trailer for Waldo’s Hawaiian Holiday
Official Madame Butterfly 3D and Carmen 3D websites
Info about UK cinema release dates
Electric Sheep Film Club: Lair of the White Worm
Relive Ken Russell’s cult Bram Stoker adaptation, with an all star British cast including Hugh Grant and Peter Capaldi, featuring an introduction by BFI Flipside programmers Vic Pratt and Will Fowler.
7pm, Wednesday 14th March, The Horse Hospital, COLONNADE, BLOOMSBURY, LONDON WC1N 1JD
More info at www.electricsheepmagazine.co.uk/events