Best Picture Prediction: Hacksaw Ridge vs. La La Land

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Life is filled with tough decisions. Each day we wrestle with questions such as, “where should I go to school?” “What career should I pursue?” “Should I go to the gym or binge-watch Netflix instead?” “Which movie do I want to win Best Picture at the Oscars — Hacksaw Ridge or La La Land?” Both movies are immensely impressive in their own ways and because of this, I’m not surprised that they’ve both been… Read More

My Favorite Oscar Categories and Predictions

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Oscar season is here again and it’s full of magnificent nominations. It’s going to be pretty hard to select winners this year since there really is so many deserving nominations. While I enjoy the whole award show, there a few categories I’m looking forward to the most this time around. Actress In A Supporting Role This category is jammed packed with some of the top leading ladies in Hollywood, and all of… Read More

Oscar Season Through The Eyes Of The Filmmaker

The 85th Academy Awards® will air live on Oscar® Sunday, February 24, 2013.

It’s that wonderful time of the year — the time when everyone is watching their TV’s and party snacks are covering the counters. The time where families come together, but sides are drawn. The time that Champions are made! No, it’s not the Super Bowl, it’s Oscar Season! For those who are unfamiliar with the glory of The Oscar’s it is an event where each year, the best films from the previous… Read More

The Importance of Rogue One In The Star Wars Universe

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In just a couple weeks, we will be graced once more with yet another Star Wars in our movie theatres. Set before A New Hope, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is about a group of rebels sent out to retrieve the schematics of the Death Star. But just how important is this movie to the rest of them? I mean, we already know what happens with this super weapon. If they’re… Read More

My Top 4 Favorite Actors Of All Time

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Between award shows, entertainment news, and the fame, it’s easy to believe an actor’s life is glamorous and easy. The truth is, though, the job of an actor is difficult and sometimes grueling — famous or not. Many actors work second jobs and live in small space so they can have a shot at what they love. Aside from the physical difficulty, actors can also face an emotional strain in order to… Read More

3 Reasons Why You Should Be Positive On Set

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I remember my first times being on set — I was so excited and eager to work. No task was too big or too small because I was just glad to be a part of the production process. Now I’m the lead Director of Photography at the Center For Creative Media. I am always refreshed when I get to work with someone who is excited, loves what they are doing, and strives… Read More

How To Bring Characters To Life In The Writing Process

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You’ve got your story. You’ve built your world. All the pieces are falling into place. Now, all that’s left to do is create your characters, but it’s not as simple as choosing a name and moving forward. You have to create each character’s personality and background story — you have to make them real. But, how do you bring a character to life? The choices you make for your character will make… Read More

The Story Of How I Became A Filmmaker

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Can I call myself a filmmaker? Insert your dream at the end of that sentence. Not everyone wants to be a filmmaker, but certainly finding where you belong, or what you’ll become, is something we all wrestle with and process through. First off let me introduce myself, my name is Isaiah Farr and I am a filmmaker. It started with a passion. I have always loved watching all kinds of movies, but… Read More

Gilmore Girls Returns – The Next Netflix Revival

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Alright, Gilmore Girls fans — put on your comfy clothes, order some Chinese, add a Pop Tart for dessert, and wash it all down with some “coffee, coffee, coffee.” Get ready for a Netflix binge on November 25, because Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life will at last will be a reality. Fans will finally have proper closure after being left hanging during the season seven finale. The excitement for this… Read More

Canada: An Unexpected Production Hotspot

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If I were to ask you what Tron: Legacy, If I Stay, Man of Steel, Fantastic Four, Percy Jackson & The Olympians, The Lightning Thief, 2012, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Godzilla, The Flash and the 2010 Olympic Games have in common, you might not be aware of the correlation — they were all filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia. Vancouver is a popular location for movie production, first and foremost, because of affordability…. Read More

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