Tag: escenario

The other Caligari | Jorge Gorostiza
26-07-2019 No Comments

The other Caligari | Jorge Gorostiza

Writing about Doctor Caligari’s cabinet, I discovered The Cabinet of Caligari, an American film in CinemaScope, but in black and white, produced and directed by Roger Kay in 1962, with a script by Robert Bloch, who had written the novel in which based Psycho. His argument is conventional, a tire is punctured by the car of the protagonist who travels […]

Trauner, a matchbox | Jorge Gorostiza
03-05-2019 No Comments

Trauner, a matchbox | Jorge Gorostiza

Undoubtedly, Alexandre Trauner was one of the best film set designers in history. In 1987, an exhibition with his drawings was organized at the Dau al Set Gallery in Barcelona, while the first edition of the Barcelona Film Festival was held. The La Vanguardia newspaper published an interview with the teacher, signed by Felix Flores, which reproduces some of the topics that […]

An architect woman at Disney | Jorge Gorostiza
05-04-2019 No Comments

An architect woman at Disney | Jorge Gorostiza

In an issue of the Glamor of Hollywood magazine of 1941, an article entitled «Girls at work for disney», was published, with the subtitle «The great cartonist opens up new careers for talented girls in his Hollywood studio».  This article begins by explaining: «Until a few months ago the work of animating characters in the Walt Disney studios was purely […]

Quitar para ganar: ¿Quién se atreve? | José Ramón Hernández Correa
12-08-2016 No Comments

Quitar para ganar: ¿Quién se atreve? | José Ramón Hernández Correa

Billy Wilder contaba que para la escena final de la película Perdición (Double Indemnity, 1944) construyeron una réplica exacta de la cámara de gas de la prisión de San Quintín (una cámara de gas histórica: la primera de los Estados Unidos). No habían obtenido permiso para filmar en la auténtica, así que tuvieron que copiarla en el estudio chapa por […]

Fast Wood Festival 2015
26-06-2015 No Comments

Fast Wood Festival 2015

Workshop of construction with wood. . Valencia, 27 Jul-02 Aug 2015 Fast Wood Festival is a workshop of construction in wood, where to learn to be employed the wood at a summer environment. Across different activities, we will make our own furniture, will construct scenes where to show all our art and will take part in a joint project of major […]

Ray and Wright | Jorge Gorostiza
03-04-2015 No Comments

Ray and Wright | Jorge Gorostiza

Raymond Nicholas Kienzie, who always will be for all Nicholas Ray, had the great opportunity in the first thirties to be an apprentice of Frank Lloyd Wright in Taliesin for one year. As it told him Kathryn Bigelow in one of his last interviews: «I was studying theatre in New York, but since I had come from Wisconsin I was in the habit […]

He gives shape to things to come | Jorge Gorostiza
05-04-2014 No Comments

He gives shape to things to come | Jorge Gorostiza

Enough months ago I published in this blog an advertisement of Kodak in the one that was speaking himself on the architect and the cinema. Now I have found other one, this time on the art director and his cinematographic work, in a number of the magazine International Projectionist of the year 1950. The text is the following one: “He […]

Architect of castles | Jorge Gorostiza
05-08-2013 No Comments

Architect of castles | Jorge Gorostiza

In a copy of 1949 of the Journal of the British Kinematograph Society magazine I have found the advertisement of Kodak that I attach here to the side. His text is curious and says the following thing: “From the plane to the model, from the model to the structure to royal, like that size there grows this “castle of dream”, […]

Star Trek and Norman Foster | Jorge Gorostiza
05-05-2013 No Comments

Star Trek and Norman Foster | Jorge Gorostiza

A few months ago I wrote an entry on the cartel of the Los últimos días movie in that was appearing the Agbar Tower by Jean Nouvel and enough before I published another entry on the persistence of the Gherkin Building  in the alternative reality where La brújula dorada. Now looking held up one of caterls of Star Trek into Darkness, I have […]

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 […]