Ciara Wardlow

Ciara Wardlow is a human being who writes about movies and other things. Sometimes she tries to be funny on Twitter.
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6 Filmmaking Tips from Mia Hansen-Løve

By Ciara Wardlow 

The filmmaker behind ‘Things to Come’ and ‘Goodbye First Love’ shares advice on working with actors, the importance of location, and not sweating the technical stuff.


Why Ted Bundy is All Over the Internet

By Ciara Wardlow 

We dove through the discourse so you don’t have to.

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6 Filmmaking Tips From Dan Gilroy

By Ciara Wardlow 

The writer-director behind ‘Nightcrawler’ and ‘Velvet Buzzsaw’ talks collaboration, creativity, and why you should forget about the “rules.”

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6 Filmmaking Tips from Sergei Eisenstein

By Ciara Wardlow 

The legendary filmmaker behind ‘Battleship Potemkin’ talks inspiration, innovation, and the key to great cinematography.

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6 Filmmaking Tips From Mimi Leder

By Ciara Wardlow 

The director behind ‘On The Basis of Sex’ and ‘Deep Impact’ talks rehearsals, emotions, and letting things go.

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6 Filmmaking Tips From Susanne Bier

By Ciara Wardlow 

The Oscar-winning director behind ‘Bird Box’ and ‘In a Better World’ talks artistry, budgeting, and playing by the rules.

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Divergence, Not Convergence, Marks the Future of the Superhero Franchises

By Ciara Wardlow 

‘Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse,’ not ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ marks the future of the superhero genre.

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6 Filmmaking Tips From Barry Jenkins

By Ciara Wardlow 

The filmmaker behind ‘Moonlight’ and ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ discusses radical empathy, perseverance, and the undervalued merits of the voice-over.

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Christopher Clark Brings Fandom to Fine Art with The Incredible Art Gallery

By Ciara Wardlow 

How a self-educated artist is making a name for himself through traditional oil paintings of very untraditional subjects.