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Getting from MTV to the big screen

Anton Corbijn’s first feature film was the biopic “Control,’’ starring Sam Riley and Joe Anderson. Anton Corbijn’s first feature film was the biopic “Control,’’ starring Sam Riley and Joe Anderson. (The Weinstein Company)
By Saul Austerlitz
Globe Correspondent / September 5, 2010

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For over a decade, the roster of elite indie filmmakers has been filled with draftees from the playing fields of music video. Spike Jonze (“Adaptation’’), Michel Gondry (“Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind’’), Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris (“Little Miss Sunshine’’), and others have catapulted from MTV to indie-film success via a canny manipulation of what they learned in the ... (Full article: 1272 words)

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