Filmmakers don’t just appear from out of nowhere. Many toil away in various jobs in the entertainment or media industry before getting their ‘big break’. These days, commercial directors get a lot of attention – but there is also a returning buzz around the music video industry, meaning that the music video director again has a great chance at turning their "visionary" imagination into a film career.
The 29th of September saw the centenary of the birth of Michelangelo Antonioni (1912-2007), the Italian director who gave us such classics of European art cinema as L’avventura (1960), L’eclisse (1962), Red Desert (1964) and Blow-Up (1966). What is it that attracts filmmakers, artists, critics and movie-lovers to Antonioni?