Saturday, 22 April 2017

Slyvester Stallone on screenwriting

Slyvester Stallone on screenwriting, with maybe the best advice you can give to a newbie writer.

Friday, 21 April 2017

Saturday, 15 April 2017

Three Mistakes Screenwriters Make That Ruin A Screenplay

Michael Hauge shares three mistakes Screenwriters make in Act 1 that ruin a screenplay.

Friday, 14 April 2017

Monday, 10 April 2017

The 2017 Hawaii Film Challenge

Sometimes having a great story isn’t enough to get it done. You need the right location, equipment, casting, talent... a lot of blood, sweat and tears to make a film. That’s where the 2017 Hawaii Film Challenge comes in! Submit your 10-12 minute film script here!

Your story can be set anywhere in the world, it's up to you. If your script’s chosen, they’ll fly you and/or your core team of Director, DP, Editor and Sound to Hawaii to make your film!

The deadline is July 15th 2017. Give it a shot!

Saturday, 8 April 2017

Scott Frank

In this BAFTA lecture, Scott Frank illustrates the importance of opening scenes, the challenges his craft encompasses and how, ultimately, "it's all about the words".

Friday, 7 April 2017

Thursday, 6 April 2017

The Emperor of Time

The strange and sordid tale of Eadweard Muybridge, the man who accidentally invented motion pictures. The film is told from the point of view of Muybridge's abandoned son and viewed completely through a nineteenth century early cinema contraption called a mutoscope.

Wednesday, 5 April 2017

Wild Elephants

Elephants, right? Nature film. Ho hum. This one surprised me. Take a look.

Tuesday, 4 April 2017

Ben Wheatley

Ben Wheatley talks about his approach to writing (Free Fire, Kill List and High Rise) and how he got his early work produced.

Monday, 3 April 2017

Onions and Garlic

This animated short tells a humourous Hebrew folk tale about a man's venture to introduce onions to a far away kingdom and a disreputable man's attempt to exploit that.

Sunday, 2 April 2017

Saturday, 1 April 2017

April Fool's Day

A prank done for April Fool's Day for a math class. The professor "accidentally" drew on the projector with a whiteboard marker, and got help from a YouTube video to fix things.