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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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Writers and their typewriters

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

Tennessee is my favourite  

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PIXAR – 22 rules of storytelling analysed

Posted by J N on 31st May 2013  /   No Comments

Pixar22RulesAnalyzed An interesting analysis in the form of a pdf looking closely at the 22 rules of Storytelling by Pixar that has been flying around. Enclosed below is the original info graphic created by Emma …

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Lies v Truth – how to get to the truth of a story by telling lies

Posted by J N on 30th May 2013  /   No Comments

Chris Atkins talk at TED X Ealing is a revealing alternative to finding your story. It questions what we should believe in.

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What you have to offer is you.

Posted by J N on 15th April 2013  /   No Comments

A Charlie Kaufman inspired piece from his BAFTA Screenwriter Lecture series.

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TORN – the mood board

Posted by J N on 19th January 2013  /   No Comments

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16 Fantastic Behind The Scenes Of Photos From Famous Films

Posted by J N on 15th January 2013  /   No Comments

16 photos and insights of blockbuster favourites from So Bad So Good blog. http://sobadsogood.com/2013/03/14/16-rare-behind-the-scenes-of-photos-from-famous-films/

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