Interview: Director Olaf de Fleur on his Icelandic roots, mixing genres, and his emotional new doc ‘King of the Butterflies’
Interview by Meghan Cook (The Insider): "I had the opportunity to sit down with filmmaker Olaf de Fleur and Guardian journalist Claire Armistead to discuss the director's early production days, his documentary King of the Butterflies"
Free Film Seminar on Zoom - Saturday 10th December 2022
Dear Film Students, the next Free Film Seminar will take place on the 10th of December 2022. The Seminar is free and open for all subscribers (free and paid) of this website. To register, please find the Zoom link at the bottom of this page. In this seminar, I will
Are You Stuck Creatively? Try This Simple Method
The technique that is used here is a form of clean language, that is, you use a form of neutral questions with yourself to dissolve creative obstacles. The most important thing here is to avoid judgment or shaming and have a calm conversation with yourself.
THE SUPERMARKET: The Moment That Changed My Life
I'm stuck in my car and I've managed to remove the seatbelt. My mind attempts to invite my body to get out of the vehicle. I've not been in an accident and my car isn't upside down. I'm parked outside a supermarket in my home city of Reykjavik, Iceland.
Novel Work This Summer; A Brief Check-in
Dear students, I hope you're having a good summer. This summer, I decided to take a little break from teaching and have been working on a novel that I've been breadcrumbing, inch by inch, over the last few years. I'd been writing a chapter here, a chapter there, until finally,
Beverly Tanedo: Slow living with art and dogs in Cebu, Philippines
Beverly Tañedo is not one of many things if one at all. She writes, takes photos, and makes films while focusing on slow living in sunny Cebu, Philippines. I got to know Beverly when I was working on my film Queen Raquela back in 2006 in the Philippines. She recently