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7 Places to Find a GREAT STORY for your Film

Here are 7 solid places you can mine for great stories, guaranteed.

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Film Trivia

The 3 Best Books on Screenplay Writing

The Three Act Structure What is the Three act structure, commonly attributed to Aristotle? Simply put, it means that everything must have a beginning, middle and an end. This is a tautology of sorts, since every type of art must start and end. It applies to life and death, the seasons, day and night, ad […]

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Pre Production

A Quick Guide to Planning your Pre-production Schedule

The sheer number of activities to be completed during pre-production is daunting to any first-time filmmaker. This article shows you how to deal with it.

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Scriptwriting Basics

Understanding the Screenplay Format and How to use MS Word to write Scripts (Part Two)

This article explains the screenplay format and how you can use Microsoft Word or another word processor for script writing.

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Scriptwriting Basics

Understanding the Screenplay Format and How to use MS Word to write Scripts (Part One)

This article explains the screenplay format and how you can use Microsoft Word or another word processor for script writing.

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Pre Production

An Overview of the different Stages of Pre-production (Part One)

A solid pre-production is the key to any successful production. Let’s break down the stages involved in pre-production and explain their importance.

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Making The Impossible Murder

Chapter 2: The Impossible Shooting Script

Now that I had the screenplay in place, and an ending that I thought worked, I was faced with the uncertain challenge of putting it together in a tight shooting script – one that would be purely dictated by the budget and schedule. Most films are budgeted and scheduled after the shooting script is planned […]

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Making The Impossible Murder

Chapter 1: The Impossible Script

Anyone who has ever written anything knows how easy it is to visualize an idea but difficult to put it on paper. Not only do you have to do it once, but again and again, until you have something that can be shared, understood, and hopefully enjoyed and appreciated. The script of my first feature […]