As we enter the dog days of summer, instruction hasn’t slowed down at Toronto Film School. But if you do find yourself with some downtime and are looking for something to read, here is what some of our amazing faculty suggest you get your nose into.
Why: Retail Design is shifting toward stores that are more approachable to consumers. This article contains a great example.
Why: Check out this interview with Henry Winkler about the late great Garry Marshall. Another huge talent who, as Winkler stresses, treated everyone with respect, no matter how high his star rose.
Why: Short films are a medium and really a genre of their own, with their own set of rules and language … As with any creative process, you can never truly master it but only hope to serve it… Share with the world
Suggested Read: A Theory of Fun for Game Design, by Raph Koster
Why: It takes a certain set of skills just to make a game. But what games can deliver so well when done right is that core feeling of fun and enjoyment that can get lost in a student’s focus on developing technical skills.
Suggested Read: Kristen Stewart and the Movie Actor’s Dilemma
Why: This is a very relevant article on the current renaissance of the “low-to-no-budget” film and the modern actor’s role within it.