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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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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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“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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