CITIZEN NOBODY

Shanti Jayasekara, PhD, Grand PhD When somebody asks him who he is and where he comes from, he says that he is nobody and comes from nowhere. His name is Emir Kusturica, also known as «the Fellini of the Balkans» and «Gypsy Tarantino». While Kusturica considers himself to be a man from the past, critics…

CHARLES CHAPLIN : LIFE AND WORK

Santi Jayasekera (Mahatma Shanti), PhD, Grand PhD © 2014 IUFS Press Saint-Petersburg State University of Cinema and Television (Course Work)   Introduction Talking about Charles Chaplin is easy and hard at the same time. Easy, because his life and activities are described in hundreds of publications, memoirs and studies. His genealogy is traced from great-grandparents…

MASTERS OF THE BLUE SCREEN

Santhi Jayasekera, PhD Job of television director While viewing a TV program or movie, the audience pays attention to the play of actors, shooting quality, but the fact, that a great job has been made by a director – is left behind the scenes. On his talent depend skills of a director-producer, the success of…