Nelson Carvajal

Nelson Carvajal is an independent digital filmmaker, writer and content creator. His video essays on cinema have been published on indieWIRE's Press Play and Fandor's Keyframe. Carvajal's video art pieces and experimental short films have screened at the London Underground Film Festival, the 2010 International Digital Film Festival and the Oregon Independent Film Festival.

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Nelson Carvajal has written 3 articles:

Video Essay: Mise En Scène & The Visual Themes of Wes Anderson Features

Video Essay: Mise En Scène & The Visual Themes of Wes Anderson

Wes Anderson has become a film genre. Even Saturday Night Live did a spoof on this notion, re-envisioning a modern horror film as a Wes Anderson comedy for one of their digital shorts. And although the auteur would not likely refer to himself as a “genre”, the evidence is onscreen in every one of his Read More
Video Essay: Social Anthropology In Narratives of Darren Aronofsky Features

Video Essay: Social Anthropology In Narratives of Darren Aronofsky

From the outset, the films of Darren Aronofsky seem as different from each other as any filmography can be. There’s the microbudget black and white feature debut Pi; the drug-addled, head-spinning Requiem For A Dream; the ambitious, time-spanning love odyssey that is The Fountain; the Dardenne Brothers-influenced intimacy of The Wrestler; the psycho-sexual ballet drama Read More
Video Essay: The Screen Poetry of Terrence Malick Features

Video Essay: The Screen Poetry of Terrence Malick

At the core, the cinema is the most powerful art form between sound and image. From his most direct, plot-driven narrative, Badlands, to his most abstract, polarizing film The Tree of Life, Terrence Malick has been progressively moving toward the highest form of pure cinema poetry. Read More