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“Creativity is not a talent. It is a way of operating.”

Posted by J N on 12th November 2012  /   No Comments

John Cleese suggests the 5 things required to be creative. From the Brainpickings.org blog

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Listen to John Sturges – this is a must for all filmmakers

Posted by J N on 6th November 2012  /   No Comments

From the excellent online resource – cinephilearchive.tumblr.com http://cinephilearchive.tumblr.com/post/38154370629/paul-thomas-anderson-claims-that-everything-he

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Everything I know About Making A film – Nigel Cole on Storify

Posted by J N on 3rd November 2012  /   No Comments

Some fantastic insights and sound bites from a British director.   http://storify.com/Nigelgcole/everything-i-know-about-making-a-film?utm_source=t.co&utm_campaign=&awesm=sfy.co_hBSj&utm_content=storify-pingback&utm_medium=sfy.co-twitter

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Mackendrick

Posted by J N on 3rd November 2012  /   No Comments

Sandy Mackendrick was known for the post-it notes he gave to his students. [print_gllr id=3104]

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I want to make a horror film

Posted by J N on 1st November 2012  /   No Comments

Often thought of as the easiest route into filmmaking and getting yourself noticed is to make a horror. This simple info graphic asks if you have the stomach for it.

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Writing dialogue that sizzles – a Hollywood view – William Monahan

Posted by J N on 1st November 2012  /   No Comments

http://www.fastcocreate.com/1682092/oscar-winner-william-monahan-on-how-to-write-unforgettable-dialogue

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Vonnegut – How to write a good story

Posted by J N on 17th October 2012  /   No Comments

8 very simple rules. It really couldn’t be any easier, could it?

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Writing the Photoplay, by J. Berg Esenwein and Arthur Leeds

Posted by J N on 5th October 2012  /   No Comments

A Gutenberg project: http://www.gutenberg.org/files/17903/17903-h/17903-h.htm

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How to write a screenplay

Posted by J N on 4th September 2012  /   No Comments

Something here for everyone in writing a screenplay.  

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Andrew Stanton on story at TEDx

Posted by J N on 24th August 2012  /   No Comments

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