Month: January 2013

Above: Peter Dench

Podcast 2: Photographer Peter Dench Speaks To The UNP

In this podcast photographer Peter Dench speaks to the UNP about his forthcoming eBook publication The Diary Of A Sometime Professional Photographer: The Dench Diary. Please click on the link below to listen to the podcast. Then click on the link again when the new window opens. PODCAST LINK: Peter Dench Talks to the UNP To ...

Above: Jim Stephenson

Podcast 1: Photographer & MINICLICK Founder Jim Stephenson Talks To The UNP

In the first of our podcasts we talk with architectural photographer and founder of the MINICLICK photographic events and talks in Brighton, East Sussex Jim Stephenson. UNP curator Grant Scott speaks to Jim about how and why he created Miniclicks and its subsequent success, how he utilised social media, the growth of a new photographic ...

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Build Your Own Photo Archive On Your iPad

We are now making our conversations with the world’s leading photographers and filmmakers available for download as eBooks via iTunes and the iTunes Bookstore. We are launching our eBook publishing catalogue with the In Conversation series at just 0.99p per book. We will be publishing more books throughout the year so stay tuned for news ...

Above: David Bailey and Catherine Deneuve by Eric Swayne

Eric Swayne Remembered

Photographer Norman Parkinson famously described Bailey, Donovan and Duffy as The Black Trinity. Here Tom Swayne, the son of fellow photographer Eric Swayne, explains that for a period of time his father was as intrinsic to the London photographic scene of the Sixties and Seventies as the revered Black Trinity. My father was born in ...

Above: Tim Pellatt

The Soundscape

Practical experience allows you to use your equipment and budgets in the best ways possible and sound is one area in which there is very little room for compromise. Sound design is no longer the realm of feature films alone; although these provide the best example of the art. It can be found in everything ...

Above: Anthony Mandler

Anthony Mandler Interview

Photographer Anthony Mandler has made the crossover into feature films. Having shot countless music videos for artists such as Jay-Z, Rihanna and The Killers, he is now set to direct the long-awaited movie Vlad. Here he talks to Sean Samuels, about what it’s really like to work in the film industry. Sean Samuels: You are ...

Above centre: Chris Munro

Chris Munro Interview

Chris Munro is one of the world’s leading soundmen. His CV features films such as Black Hawk Down, The American, Quantum of Solace, Casino Royale, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Sherlock Holmes, Chocolat . So it’s no surprise that he is the ‘go to’ man when it comes to getting the sound on film right. ...

Above: Gareth Edwards

Gareth Edwards Interview

“If you’d asked me when I was 16, or even 18, how my life was going to pan out, I would have said that I was going to have made my first feature film by the age of 23. I was very naive about the whole thing. The reality of the film industry hit me ...

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Making A Film From Stills

Upon seeing the work of photographer Joseph Szabo, who documented the essence of American teenage life in the 1970s and 1980s, filmmakers David Khachatorian and George P. Pozderec knew immediately they had a story to tell. Reminded of their own youth growing up in Queens, New York, the directors felt passionately for the project and ...

Above: Kai Hattermann

Kai Hattermann Interview

Kai Hattermann makes films that people love to share; they bounce around the internet like rubber balls. The German-born motion designer-turned-filmmaker started his career shooting on video cameras, but nowadays he’s a big fan of DSLRs. “I’ve been shooting with them for two or three years,” he says. “Of course, there are other options but ...

Above: Richard Dunkley

Richard Dunkley Interview

Essentially I still earn my living from photography, in the form of print sales. I sell black-and-white work through two galleries and directly to mainly corporate clients and to some collectors. This is my main revenue stream. This material is really what I call Observations; that which sells is personal, negative-based black-and-white images from years ...

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Riot Cinema Collective Interview

In a digital age, where doors are slowly opening for independent filmmakers, Riot Cinema Collective has stormed in and kicked them off their hinges. This year will see the Spanish collective’s first feature film, The Cosmonaut, released on the same day in cinemas, on television and free to view on the internet. The project, which ...