9 years ago

“if you want to be understood …Listen.” 

Australian born Editor Shaun Higgins aka Hello Wizard has provided us with some magnificent Film 25+ Director Tributes. Have a look and especially listen to these brilliantly made director tributes here: Brian De Palma (1968 – 2013)Nicolas Winding Refn (1996 – 2013)David Fincher (1992 – 2014)Ang Lee (1992 – 2012)Errol Morris (1978 – 2014)Alfonso Cuarón (1991 – 2013)Tony Scott (1983 – 2010)Alfred Hitchcock (1925 – 1976)Andy Wachowski & Lana Wachowski (1996 – 2015)Spike Jonze (1999 – 2013)M. Night Shyamalan (1992 – 2013)Steven Soderbergh (1989 – 2013)Gus Van Sant (1986 – 2012) More: Hello Wizard. And for one of my favourite Directors at the moment, academy award nominated, Mexican born filmmaker Alejandro González Iñárritu: selection of Films: Amores Perros, 21 Grams, Babel, Biutiful, Birdman (trailers) — WATCH HERE—- And as Editor Shaun Higgins understands as no other: “A film is a composition and the musical composition is an integral part of the design.” (H.G. Wells). The beautiful composed music used in Alejandro González Iñárritu director tribute was made by two-time Oscar Winner, Argentine musician and film composer Gustavo Alfredo Santaolalla. Track: Iguazu (SPOTIFY), known from “Babel” (2006). MORE: brilliant young Youtube/Vimeo Editors: [films of]Kees van Dijkhuizen jr.GenRocks, Matt Shapiro, Josh and Joel Walden. UCLA Study: Do film soundtracks contain nonlinear analogues to influence emotion?, The Music Instinct: Science & Song (VIDEO), Are Humans Wired for Music? (VIDEO), Philip Ball’s- The Music Instinct: How Music Works and Why We Can’t Do Without It Paperback (BOOK)McGill University presents:  Music ‘releases mood-enhancing chemical in the brain’Listening Guide – John Williams: Raiders March, from Raiders of the Lost Ark, BBC Four – Sound of Cinema: The Music that Made the Movies PART 1, PART 2, PART 3 Photo Credit: Hello Wizard Enjoy!