Design, CG Graphics & Inspiration

Showcase of Film Noir Photography

Showcase of Film Noir Photography

Film noir is French expression for “black film”. It is a film term which characterizes a certain cinematic period that took place from the early 1940s and lasted something about to the late 1950s. This period in movie industry reflects the pessimism and cynical attitudes of American society during the WWII and early years of the Cold War. As a rule it was a period of stylish Hollywood crime dramas, which contained a criminal plot, gloomy atmosphere of cynical fatalism and pessimism, elimination of the edge between a hero and antihero, relative realism of action and dark illumination of the scene, usually night. Later on, film noir was incarnated in the films of various well-known directors and a fashion for noir films periodically came back to life. Inspired by the mysterious atmosphere of noir films, we’ve decided to share with you a showcase of film noir photography.

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  • January 30, 2013,
  • AndrewG

David Lynch Films: Collection of Artworks

David Lynch Films: Collection of Artworks

David Lynch is an extremely creative person and a great professional in all the spheres he has ever worked. This great personality combines the skills of film director, screenwriter, producer, painter and even a musician at the same time, and that makes all the works or projects he touches upon, become very special! He is also famous for his surrealist films, he has developed his own unique cinematic style, which has been dubbed “Lynchian“, and which is characterized by its dream imagery, and meticulous sound design. In case you are tired of some cheap and evident movies that we have today, you should certainly watch one of Lynch’s films and be sure that it will turn your world upside down and will blow your mind! To gain your interest, we have picked the artworks dedicated to David Lynch’s “Lost Highway”, “Blue Velvet”, “Mulholland Drive”, “Twin Peaks”.

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Film Illustrations by Rhys James

Film Illustrations by Rhys James

Rhys James is an Australian based illustrator and artist. In today’s post we would like to acquaint you with his amazing artworks. As it is said on his personal blog, his works has been featured in print, and on the web, inked on peoples arms, and on stuff like skateboard decks and guitar cases. Look through the collection below and enjoy the mastery of this skilful and creative artist!

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