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The first and final frames of movies

Posted by J N on 19th January 2015  /   No Comments

I love this analysis by Jacob T. Swinney. It resonates so closely with how a good writer creates the script.

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Posted by J N on 7th January 2015  /   No Comments

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Depth of field calculator

Posted by J N on 1st January 2015  /   No Comments

A wonderfully insightful tool created by Michael Bemowski that allows you to see the impact a lens and fstop have on the dof. http://dofsimulator.net/en/

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Building blocks to Story

Posted by J N on 8th May 2014  /   No Comments

Maybe it’s the Breaking Bad parallel in my brain being piqued but I was intrigued by the idea that you can build a story using elements like the periodic table. I’m not convinced but it’s …

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A lesson in framing

Posted by J N on 2nd April 2014  /   No Comments

I like this post by Distractify which I think for a director, it’s a lesson in framing.

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2 awards for The Moment

Posted by J N on 15th February 2014  /   No Comments

Finally after 18months the 50 Kisses project drew to a close and all filmmakers & screenwriters and crew attended a premier screening in London to view the finished film. I’m really pleased that the film …

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Ira Glass on being an overnight success

Posted by J N on 29th January 2014  /   No Comments

It doesn’t happen, does it. Not normally. But we perceive it to happen because we don’t see the work going on behind the scenes, the work that takes years and years to do.

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Anne Rice in discussion with Christopher Rice

Posted by J N on 19th January 2014  /   No Comments

Success is inspiration fuelled by perspiration fuelled by inspiration fuelled by…well you get the idea. You haven’t seen this? Call yourself a creative? Huh.

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Awards season & silliness

Posted by J N on 18th January 2014  /   No Comments

It’s that time of year when creative material, blueprints and even end product are flying around the internet available free for download. How the various organisers have yet to find a way to secure this …

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Creating a moment of jeopardy

Posted by J N on 7th January 2014  /   No Comments

So this is what it looks like. To face your fears. Confronting death head-on in an image. It’s actually quite simple really. Hope is represented by something sturdy that looks flimsy. On one side security. …

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