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Gareth Edwards Godzilla - Advice to FilmmakersGareth Edwards, who you might know from his very DIY film Monsters, is back with another monster film, Godzilla. While he’s got quite a bit more money to spend on this project than the last ($160 million versus Monsters which was made for under $1 million), the basic aspects of filmmaking are no different, and regardless of budget, it still takes the same discipline. Gareth, who has been in VFX most of his career, has been working towards his goal of becoming a director from a very early age, and shares some fantastic advice to all filmmakers: More »

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Expanding Godard’s classic assertion to include; “A man, a girl, a monster costume, gun toting villagers, a tragic end,” Supinfocom alumni Fx Goby, Matthieu Landour and Clement Bolla unite forces for their ‘reverse B-movie’ about a night watchman whose prank turns tragic when he gets stuck in a monster costume. Ready to suspend your disbelief? Hit the jump to watch the film and learn about the filmmakers’ inspirations, process, and regrets: More »

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Gareth Edwards’ appropriately-titled monster movie Monsters opened earlier this year and has grossed $1.7 million to date. With a $500,000 budget, Edwards shot the film himself on a Sony EX-3 and a Letus 35mm adapter; here’s a look behind-the-scenes. More »