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What’s The Logline?

I thought I'd write a little bit about something that is so tiny, but can make or break your script pitch. And something that I actually struggle with. The logline of a film is a really short version of what you're story is about. It must not be longer than two lines, and it has… Continue reading What’s The Logline?

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I don't see many films that I like, but when I do it makes me see things with fresh eyes. - Nick Abrahams http://www.nicholasabrahams.com/index.htm I had the great pleasure of meeting filmmaker Nick Abrahams at the monthly showcase event for Whirligig Cinema last night, which I was covering for their blog. He's such a dynamic,… Continue reading

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A Quote For The Day…

 “I write original screenplays every year besides the movies I get made, and I just put them away. Write what makes you excited, and if it makes you excited, and you’re any good, it will excite somebody else. And if it doesn’t excite them to buy it, it will excite them to let you write… Continue reading A Quote For The Day…

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Women Watch More Films Than Men: How statistics and film reality don’t add up.

Before you get concerned that this is going to be a rant that alienates you, think for a moment about this: the whole film industry works on creating a product for a target market. Over half that target market is female. Over half. So if you’re not making films with women in mind, you’re making… Continue reading Women Watch More Films Than Men: How statistics and film reality don’t add up.

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Persons of Interest: Paolo Kalalo, Animation Editor, Atomic Cartoons.

How do you edit a cartoon? For those of you who struggled through Film School locked in a darkened room whilst the delighted shouts of kids playing outside in the sun taunted you, you might be more familiar with the way in which editing works. Cutting long takes of shots into the bits you need… Continue reading Persons of Interest: Paolo Kalalo, Animation Editor, Atomic Cartoons.