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  • In 10 minutes, 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die.
    A great video by Jonathan Keogh, inspired by Steven Jay Schneider's book.









  • [photo series]

    The traditional yellow trams can be seen in Lisbon's old neighbourhoods. Those cultural icons are powered by electricity, provided by a dense network of power cables above.
    If we look closer to these wires, we begin to discover a series of abstract patterns drawn all over the sky.













  • Dive - a film by Mário Lopes - Vimeo Weekend Challenge

    Dive - a film by Mário Lopes - Vimeo Weekend Challenge

    Dive - a film by Mário Lopes - Vimeo Weekend Challenge

    Dive - a film by Mário Lopes - Vimeo Weekend Challenge

    Dive - a film by Mário Lopes - Vimeo Weekend Challenge










    Here's some animated gif's taken from "Dive" by the staff of the Vimeo Blog . How cool is that?


  • "Socorsese's New York"

    a film by Robert Kolodny / A House of Nod

    Martin Scorcese's New York - Black and White





  • Here's how the french people are seen by the american fiction.

    Great video by Hervé De Wilde and Charles Bourgois.

    Royalle with cheese - French Fiction
  • Portuguese director João César Monteiro talking about his film "Branca de Neve"


  • Jim Jarmusch - masterclass at Reikjavík International Film Festival

    Jim Jarmush



  • A great masterclass about editing by Claire Ferguson at DocHouse .




  • A small film created for the Vimeo Weekend Challenge:

    "Dive" 
    a film by Mário Lopes
    2013 | Portugal | 2.75:1 | BW | stereo | 25''

    The complexity of making choices...

    [UPDATE]
    "Dive" was chosen as one of the Runners Up on the Vimeo Weekend Challenge
    (Oct 4, 2013)


    "Dive" | a film by Mário Lopes | Vimeo Weekend Challenge



  • A conversation between Pedro Costa and Jean-Pierre Gorin | Included in the Criterion DVD edition of Ossos.










    Copyright: Criterion.


  • Cronenberg on Cronenberg
  • Bratislava, a film by Mário Lopes and João Nogueira










    Two lisbonners* travel around the world withowt ever leaving the their home country.

    "Bratislava" | a short film by Mário Lopes and João Nogueira

    in post-production... here are the first stills:


    Bratislava, a film by Mário Lopes and João Nogueira


    Bratislava, a film by Mário Lopes and João Nogueira

    Bratislava, a film by Mário Lopes and João Nogueira

    * lisbonners: Lisbon citizens


  • Narrated by Tom Waits | Directed by Henry Joost & Ariel Schulman  |
    Commissioned by LACMA for their first annual "Art + Film Gala" honoring John Baldessari and Clint Eastwood

    A Brief History of John Baldessari | narrated by Tom Waits



  • A nice documentary about the making of Mr. Kubrick's masterpiece "2001: A Space Odyssey"










    source: chrisjonesblog





  • Here's the trailer for Arno Julien's new documentary project Lisbon-Odessa, that includes some shots I made onboard of the portuguese Caravel.
    enjoy!

    Lisbon-Odessa a documentary project Lisbon-Odessa by Arno Julien



  • Saul Bass: Title Champ |
    Edith Head: Dressing the Master's Movies |
    Bernard Herrmann: Hitchcock's Maestro |
    Alma: The Master's Muse |

    4 short documentaries about Mr. Hitchcock's most importat collaborators: Saul Bass, Edith Head, Bernard Herrmann and Alma Reville.

    Saul Bass: Title Champ











    source: chrisjonesblog





  • Vittorio de Sica vs David O. Selznick

    (a great video essay by kogonada)



  • "bread" a film by Mário Lopes - Raio Filmes

    The final cut of "Bread" (original portuguese title: "Pão"), my new documentary project, is almost done.
    Here's some stills:

    "bread" a film by Mário Lopes - Raio Filmes


    "bread" a film by Mário Lopes - Raio Filmes

    "bread" a film by Mário Lopes - Raio Filmes

    "bread" a film by Mário Lopes - Raio Filmes

    "bread" a film by Mário Lopes - Raio Filmes

    "bread" a film by Mário Lopes - Raio Filmes

    "bread" a film by Mário Lopes - Raio Filmes

    "bread" a film by Mário Lopes - Raio Filmes



  • sources: danny lacey | chrisjonesblog

    DCP - Digital Cinema Package



  • Teaser for the play "(R)evolution", written and performed by Bruno Costa and Natacha de Noronha inspired by the peculiar universe of Mário Henrique Leiria.

    original title: "(R)evolução"

    staging: Carlos Piecho
    production: G Teatro / GEIC

    photography and editing: Mário Lopes


    (R)evolução - Mário Henrique Leiria



  • Once again, I was part of the team that shot the 2011 edition of  UXLX, an international conference organized by Ideias e Imagens and the Portuguese Association of User Experience Profissionals.

    There were more than 6 hours of talks by some the world's most influent user experience proffessionals like: Don Norman, Louis Rosenfeld, Kristina Halvorson, Stephen Anderson, Josh Clark, Christian Crumlish, Nick Finck, Christopher Fahey and Dario Buzzini.

    Here are the event's highlights :


  • original title:
    "JUNIOR meets D(e)AD"

    a film by:
    João Nogueira, Mário Lopes and Sara Guerreiro

    screenplay | Mário Lopes and Sara Guerreiro
    3D visual effects | João Nogueira and Pedro Roxo Nogueira
    editing | Mário Lopes and Sara Guerreiro

    2010 | MiniDV | 2.45:1 | color | stereo | 6'33''

    "JUNIOR meets D(e)AD"



  • original title:
    "A Longa Travessia do Deserto"

    a film by:
    Mário Lopes and Sara Guerreiro

    screenplay and editing | Mário Lopes and Sara Guerreiro

    2009 | MiniDV | 2.45:1 | color | stereo | 3'13''

    Joe White - "A Longa Travessia do Deserto"



  • "Madá" (2008)

    a film by: Mário Lopes, Marta Alvim, Rita Ochoa and Sofia Pimentão

    2008 | MiniDV | 16:9 | color | stereo | 4’24”

    Prizes:
    2nd. Prize – 9ºVideoRun –  Digital Video Marathon, Lisbon, 2008


  • Here are some photos from the making of the short film "How Much for your Love?", writen and produced in 40 hours for the  4:40 competition in Lisbon, Portugal.