Tal Yarden: Live Cinema
YouTube: Telecast on 8/10/2018, 6:00 PM EDT, 3:00 PM PDT
Tal Yarden discusses his idea, Live Cinema. Live Cinema is a technique he developed working in large theaters. The concept is to give the audience the intimate experience and connection to the characters they are watching and yet surprise them with complex camera movement and unique perspectives.
The Live Cinema concept is being adopted by more directors. including notably Francis Ford Coppolla
Tal Yarden is an international Video and Projection Designer of over 200 productions for stage. He is a long-time collaborator of director Ivo van Hove including the recent production of The Damned at the Park Avenue Armory. His recent work on Broadway includes: Indecent, Sunday in the Park with George, and The Crucible. Off Broadway he has recently designed the musicals A Walk On The Moon (at A.C.T. San Francisco), Passing Strange (Wilma theater in Philadelphia), David Bowie’s Lazarus (New York and London). He has also designed Between the World and Me (at the Apollo) Network (National Theater), Obsession and Antigone (Barbican), Hamlet (Almeida), and King Lear (Shakespeare in the Park). His work for Opera includes Boris Godunov (Paris Opera), The Exterminating Angel (Salzburg, ROH, Metropolitan Opera, Copenhagen), 170 Days (Nanjing Opera), Between Worlds (ENO), Salome, Der Schatzgräber (DNO), Mazeppa, La Clemenza de Tito, Idomeneo (La Monnaie), and Brokeback Mountain (Teatro Real).