Robert Stark and co-host Sam Kevorkian talk to Danish filmmaker Julius Telmer. He has a BA in Film and Media Sciences from University of Copenhagen and lived and worked as a director for two years in Australia. He is currently working in Los Angeles where he teaches at (AFI)American Film Institute. Check out his work on Vimeo and Cargo Collective.
Living in LA, the image of LA from cinema, and the sense of loneliness of life in LA
How it is difficult to film in LA; the filming location of Oscar in the LA suburb of Santa Clarita
Cinematic influences including Gaspar Noe, Roman Polanski, and Stanley Kubrick
Film as an experience as opposed to just a narrative motive
Ending a film with a sense of mystery
The Cinematic language without using words
Themes of masculinity, lack of communication, and suppressing animalistic desires
Censorship in film
Julius’s observation that the 70’s was the peak of cinema
European cinema and how the lack of massive budgets leads to a focus on the existential
Julius’s film Oscar
How Oscar is planned for a feature length film
Julius’s film Dead End
Julius’s documentary The Man Who Couldn’t Die
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