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DP/30 @ TIFF ’11: Your Sister’s Sister

Spend 30 minutes with writer/director Lynn Shelton and 2 of her 3 lead actors, Emily Blunt & Mark Duplass…

But that’s not all!

After over 500 half-hours, DP/30 is, happily, becoming a kind of living history of recent cinema. So, after the jump, the five other DP/30s over the last 3 years with the folks in this interview. (I’m restraining myself from going nuts and including the spin-offs of these extras… like the other Josh Leonard or Katie Aselton interviews.)

Play DP/30: All In The Family… after the jump.

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“What Quibi trying to do is get to the next generation of film narrative. The first generation was movies, and they were principally two-hour stories that were designed to be watched in a single sitting in a movie theater [ED: After formats like the nickelodeon]. The next generation of film narrative was television, principally designed to be watched in one-hour chapters in front of a television set. I believe the third generation of film narrative will be a merging of those two ideas, which is to tell two-hour stories in chapters that are seven to ten minutes in length. We are actually doing long-form in bite-size.”
~ Jeffrey Katzenberg

“The important thing is: what makes the audience interested in it? Of course, I don’t take on any roles that don’t interest me, or where I can’t find anything for myself in it. But I don’t like talking about that. If you go into a restaurant and you have been served an exquisite meal, you don’t need to know how the chef felt, or when he chose the vegetables on the market. I always feel a little like I would pull the rug out from under myself if I were to I speak about the background of my work. My explanations would come into conflict with the reason a movie is made in the first place — for the experience of the audience — and that, I would not want.
~  Christoph Waltz