Posted by J N on 25th May 2017  /   No Comments

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Writing a screenplay? Here’s your underlying structure

Posted by J N on 23rd March 2015  /   No Comments

It’s all you need to know. Really.


The newity of it all

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

We have a word in our house that we use to describe the pristine glow that accompanies anything new. “NEWITY” is the shroud that cocoons an item that ensures the utmost care is taken when …


We don’t have the words for this…

Posted by J N on 18th March 2015  /   No Comments

but other languages do! I love these words for those things and situations we can identify but not name. Lets use these words. http://twistedsifter.com/2014/05/words-with-no-direct-english-equivalent/ They’d make perfect titles for short films.


These come up a lot.

Posted by J N on 10th February 2015  /   No Comments

The low barrier to entry in filmmaking. What an absolute pain in the arse it can be to everyone with a modicum of experience when they find themselves involved in a shoot where the Writer/Producer …


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/


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 …


Writing dialogue that sizzles – a Hollywood view – William Monahan

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



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?



Posted by J N on 22nd January 2010  /   No Comments