cinema

Cómic with art director | Jorge Gorostiza
05-02-2013 No Comments

Cómic with art director | Jorge Gorostiza

In a previous entry he was speaking on an article that Jesus Palacios had entrusted me for el50, the newspaper of 50 ª edition of the Festival Internacional de Cine de Gijón that was published in his first number, in which there is a cómic very entertained of qualified Monteys «How is movie done?».. One of his emblems, which I reproduce, […]

Perec | Jorge Gorostiza
05-12-2012 No Comments

Perec | Jorge Gorostiza

I am not going to discover here Georges Perec and it is very difficult to contribute something new to everything what one has written on this fundamental author. This comment arises because I have just read Attempt of depletion of a parisian place – already I know that it should have read it before that has published in 2012 Gustavo Gili, […]

The present like Utopia | Jorge Gorostiza
24-11-2012 6 Comments

The present like Utopia | Jorge Gorostiza

In a previous entry of this blog he was writing on the new magazine of cinema and architecture Teatro Marittimo, created and directed by David Rivera. In his first number dedicated to constructed Utopias, they published my qualified article «The present as Utopia» and subgraduate «sight of the current city from the past», on how in the movies of science fiction […]

Which is the relation between cinema and architecture? | Jorge Gorostiza
08-10-2012 No Comments

Which is the relation between cinema and architecture? | Jorge Gorostiza

In a previous entry of this blog already the interesting initiative commented to itself that a group of enthusiasts have raised in Chile, the ARQFILMFEST (AFFS), the first festival of Cinema and Architecture of a country of Spanish language. A few weeks ago, these pioneers requested a text me on the relations between Cinema and Architecture, a topic most ample and […]

Advertising of 1945 | Jorge Gorostiza
12-09-2012 No Comments

Advertising of 1945 | Jorge Gorostiza

Looking for information about art directors in former magazines, I found this advertisement in a yearbook of 1945 published in The United States. Wiard B. Ihnen, was a son of an architect, he studied this career in Columbia and later in the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris and managed to design some buildings in New York. It began to be […]

Group us all | Jorge Gorostiza
25-08-2012 One Comment

Group us all | Jorge Gorostiza

It is probable that many young persons do not know to what there refers the title of this entry of the blog, for others it will mean very much, so much of hope, since of lost illusions. Evidently it is the beginning of a strophe of a Spanish translation of La Internacional, the revolutionary excellent melody of last century. Though at […]

Bigas Luna. The architecture like dead matter | Jorge Gorostiza
24-08-2012 2 Comments

Bigas Luna. The architecture like dead matter | Jorge Gorostiza

Accidentally I have been reading 3 paellas con Bigas Luna, a book written by Lucas Soler, published ten years ago for already eliminated Mostra of Valencia immediately after an honoring honoring that they did to the director. The relation of this filmmaker with the Architecture began a lot of time ago, even before being a filmmaker, when it was devoting […]

Viena | Jorge Gorostiza
24-08-2012 719 Comments

Viena | Jorge Gorostiza

I have been almost one week in Vienna and do not refuse to count any aspects related to the cinema and the architecture: Badly that have aged the postmodern buildings, which already when they were constructed someone it named «ruins of the future», the best example is the one that Hans Hollein designed in front of the cathedral, certainly, with […]

Abbas Kiarostami. Architects y Moviemaker | Jorge Gorostiza
23-08-2012 One Comment

Abbas Kiarostami. Architects y Moviemaker | Jorge Gorostiza

In the series of texts that I have named Architects and Filmmakers, and that relate the accomplishment of a movie to a building, I have been publishing some of the directors, as Ingmar Bergman, Walerian Borowcyk, René Clair, John Ford, Amos Gitai, Peter Greenaway, Raúl Ruiz and Dziga Vertov; of an actress, Viola Dana f an investigator, Sigfried Giedion. A […]

Raúl Ruiz. Architects and Filmmakers | Jorge Gorostiza
12-06-2012 No Comments

Raúl Ruiz. Architects and Filmmakers | Jorge Gorostiza

In the series of texts that I have named Architects and Filmmakers, and that relate the accomplishment of a movie to a building, I have been publishing some of the directors, as Ingmar Bergman, Walerian Borowcyk, René Clair, John Ford, Amos Gitai, Peter Greenaway and Dziga Vertov; of an actress, Viola Dana and of an investigator, Sigfried Giedion. The second number […]

Peter Greenaway (II). Architects and Filmmakers | Jorge Gorostiza
12-05-2012 No Comments

Peter Greenaway (II). Architects and Filmmakers | Jorge Gorostiza

In the series of texts that I have named Architects and Filmmakers, who relate both professions, I have been publishing some of the directors, as Ingmar Bergman, Walerian Borowcyk, René Clair, John Ford, Amos Gitai and Raúl Ruiz, Dziga Vertov; of an actress, Viola Dana an investigator, Sigfried Giedion, as well as I published in his moment one writing by Peter […]

Peter Greenaway (I). Architects and Filmmakers | Jorge Gorostiza
12-04-2012 One Comment

Peter Greenaway (I). Architects and Filmmakers | Jorge Gorostiza

In the series of texts that have designated Architects and Film-makers and that relate the realisation of a film with the construction of a building, have gone publishing some of directors, as Ingmar Bergman, Walerian Borowcyk, René Clair, John Ford, Amos Gitai and Dziga Vertov; of an actress, Viola Dana and of some researchers, Sigfried Giedion. It does little I met […]

Dziga Vertov. Architects y Moviemaker | Jorge Gorostiza
23-12-2011 213 Comments

Dziga Vertov. Architects y Moviemaker | Jorge Gorostiza

In previous income I have been assembling texts in which the accomplishment of a movie was compared with the construction of a building. Writings of the directors Ingmar Bergman, Walerian Borowczyk, René Clair, John Ford and Amos Gitai; an actress, Viola Dana, and a historian, Sigfried Giedion. Now I include in this “series” a fragment of a manifest written by David […]

Valerian Borowczyk. Architects y Moviemaker | Jorge Gorostiza
21-10-2011 One Comment

Valerian Borowczyk. Architects y Moviemaker | Jorge Gorostiza

Continuing with the series of texts on the similarities between the filming of a movie and the construction of a building, now I mention the director Walerian Borowczyk, today practically forgotten, but of that I remember his marvellous movie Blanche, before in the eighties it was very known by his erotic movies in that I was interested less than before mentioned, though […]

John Ford. Architects y Moviemaker | Jorge Gorostiza
07-10-2011 4 Comments

John Ford. Architects y Moviemaker | Jorge Gorostiza

In this series on the relations between constructing a building and rolling a movie that I have titled Arquitectos and filmmakers, after having assembled texts of other directors, as René Clair, Amos Gitai and Ingmar Bergman, now there touches the shift the great John Ford who, when they were asking him if it was improvising in the set, was affirming […]

Ingmar Bergman. Architects y Moviemaker | Jorge Gorostiza
23-09-2011 No Comments

Ingmar Bergman. Architects y Moviemaker | Jorge Gorostiza

Sometimes a topic is appearing and is repeating itself for random and it is what has happened in this blog with texts that relate the filming of a movie to the construction of a building, something that I have subtitled -do not be if with success- «Architects and filmmakers» y en el que han aparecido personas tan diferentes entre sí […]

Viola Dana. Architects y Moviemaker | Jorge Gorostiza
23-09-2011 No Comments

Viola Dana. Architects y Moviemaker | Jorge Gorostiza

In previous income I have been copying different texts on the relation between doing a movie and constructing a building. The previous phrases have belong to a historian:  Sigfried Giedion, nd two directors: René Clair y Amos Gitai. Now I have found other one of an actress, in this case an interpreter of the mute cinema, Viola Dana, with an interesting […]

Amos Gitai. Architects and filmmakers | Jorge Gorostiza
22-09-2011 26 Comments

Amos Gitai. Architects and filmmakers | Jorge Gorostiza

In two previous income I have published two texts, the first one of René Clair and second one Sigfried Giedion, on the relations between rolling a movie and constructing a building. Another day I found another text in the same sense, this time of the interesting israeli Amos Gitai (in the photography), certainly, son of the architect Munio Weinraub and student of architecture in […]

Sigfried Giedion. Architects y Moviemaker | Jorge Gorostiza
21-09-2011 47 Comments

Sigfried Giedion. Architects y Moviemaker | Jorge Gorostiza

In the previous entrance spoke of a director of cinema, René Clair, that compared to do a film with building a building. In this occasion is a theorist of the architecture, Sigfried Giedion, the one who in his more known book, Space and time in architecture published in 1941, quotes the relation between the cinema and the architecture: «Concerning 1880, […]

René Clair. Architects and Moviimakers | Jorge Gorostiza
20-09-2011 49 Comments

René Clair. Architects and Moviimakers | Jorge Gorostiza

René Clair is a French director in his moment acclaimed and admired, arriving to be member of the French Academy, but that today has been practically forgotten, what extrapolated to the actuality poses how many famous cineastas and current writers will remember  inside some years, by fault to be subjected to the tyranny of the immediate fame. Clair In his films […]

The cinema in 2024, by Griffith | Jorge Gorostiza
16-09-2011 26 Comments

The cinema in 2024, by Griffith | Jorge Gorostiza

I have found an article written by David W. Griffith published in The Film Daily on June 22, 1924, with permission of Collier’s Weekly, titled «The Movies 100 Years From Now». Always it is risked to predict what will happen in the future and rarely, in spite of what some clairvoyants say, is succeeded. In this case it is curious that the filmmaker […]

The first spot | Jorge Gorostiza
08-07-2011 One Comment

The first spot | Jorge Gorostiza

A few months ago I found in the yearbook Motion Picture Studio Directory, edited in EE. UU. in 1921, which might be the first advertisement of an art director, and I write «it might be», because it is the first one that I have found, but there can be previous others. It published it, I suppose that paying it, a […]

The architect and the power. Albert Speer | Jorge Gorostiza
21-05-2011 59 Comments

The architect and the power. Albert Speer | Jorge Gorostiza

Today in Spain it is a day called of reflection because tomorrow the citizens iremos to voting. A historical day because the people have begun to the street to protest for a system that only it allows the massive participation by means of the vote, has not worked (or even it has provoked) this crisis and it has armoured his […]

Paradigmas | Jorge Gorostiza
28-03-2011 1,138 Comments

Paradigmas | Jorge Gorostiza

Sailing along the Network I have found an old page of the Foundation Telefonica where there are all the conferences that gave in the course Projections and Utopias of the Forefront, The development of the architectural modernity I dress across the history of the cinema, between October 9 and November 13, 2007 developed in the headquarters of the Telefonica in […]

The television and the castle of cardboard | Jorge Gorostiza
21-02-2011 76 Comments

The television and the castle of cardboard | Jorge Gorostiza

The father of Jorge bought the device of television very soon, so much that had not even begun the emission in the Islands. The box was enormous, or it seemed to Jorge, and his father with the patience and the skill that always had had, it turned her into a castle of carton that almost it was not fitting in […]

Creators of dreams | Jorge Gorostiza
27-11-2010 25 Comments

Creators of dreams | Jorge Gorostiza

The last number hna, the magazine of the Hermandad Nacional de Arquitectos, has appeared for the first time only in digital format, saving itself the paper. In this number, Claudio M. Nóvoa writes a qualified article «Creators of dreams» (which first page I reproduce here to the side) on the relations between Architecture and Cinema, before making it it ordered me […]

Wim Wenders. If the buildings could speak | Jorge Gorostiza
26-09-2010 One Comment

Wim Wenders. If the buildings could speak | Jorge Gorostiza

Wim Wenders is the director who in the eighties us fascinated to the architects thanks to movies as The sky on Berlin and Paris, Texas, but though I do not know very well which have been the reasons, seems to have fallen down in misfortune in the last years, in spite of notable movies, as The end of the violence, […]

Heritage. Cinema Paradiso
14-04-2009 29 Comments

Heritage. Cinema Paradiso

As almost all the vigueses, the past Christmass happened them beside my family. After the dinner of Nochebuena, already finished the desserts, have by habit see a film all together in the living room. This year the film chosen was the Italian “Cinema Paradiso”. For all that that like him a poquito the cinema and have not seen this glorious […]