Film

A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of film.

Video playlists about Film

The power of film

13 talks • 3h 38m
12 visionary creators and curators -- from Hollywood, Bollywood and Nollywood -- talk about how to make movie magic.

How to tell a story

6 talks • 1h 51m
Why do we love our favorite stories? Do they need a beginning, middle and end, and a character who changes by the conclusion? Masters of storytelling explore new answers to age-old questions of the craft.

Media with meaning

12 talks • 2h 21m
In a world filled with sound bites and paparazzi-snapped photos, there are still storytellers determined to create media with meaning. From feature films to citizen journalism, their work is worth spreading.

The artist is in.

14 talks • 2h 52m
Why create? Artists and designers share their work, their process and their vision in these deeply personal -- and often hilarious -- talks.
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Exclusive articles about Film

How color helps a movie tell its story

There’s no Academy Award for Best Color — yet — but this less-celebrated element of filmmaking is used to propel and convey the plot. Here’s how. A sunny, hopeful yellow. An int...

Why women still get killed for love

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy, who won the 2016 Oscar for Best Documentary Short, explains why she feels it’s her duty to focus on topics others shy away from … like honor killings. Fil...
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