The 8 Steps of the Character Growth Arc · writesmarternotharder.com
For easy reference, here are the eight steps of the character growth arc (from my workshop, Dynamic Characterization: A No-Inspiration Required System for Creating Unforgettable Characters).
The Ultimate Guide to the Basics of a Writer's Life - Verily Merrily Mary
This is a comprehensive guide that covers the basics of a writer's life and how to best implement them to reach your writing goals.
The Best Websites For Filmmakers: Directing, Cinematography, VFX, Screenwriting, And Much More!
There are thousands of websites out there for filmmakers both good & bad. Here is our list of the 37 best websites for filmmakers as picked by our students.
These Static Frames from Oscar Contender 'Ida' Show Why Composition is King
The subtle, well-composed frames of Ida prove that composition is amongst the most powerful visual storytelling tools at our disposal.
It’s not writing that’s hard, it’s sitting down.
I don't know about you all, but sometimes I will spend a lot of time whining (either in my head or to anyone who will listen) about how little time I'm getting to write. "If only I had writing time," I'll say. And then writing time will get handed to me, and... Well, haven't I been meaning to clean up my office? Shouldn't I call and get McKenna signed up for ballet? I really should print out that recipe before I forget... Maybe that's why this quote struck a nerve: Once I get my Word…
30 key storytelling lessons from 58 filmmakers. — Story & Heart Blog
We asked filmmakers to rally together—not for us, not for themselves, and not even for the Storytelling Parade prizes. We asked them to rally together to tell the story of individuals or organizations doing good for the world—to share their stories in hopes of inspiring the world. What ha
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Top 25 Documentaries About Filmmaking I assume I'm like many of you. Obsessed with finding behind-the-scenes documentaries about my favorite movies. For years, filmmaking documentaries have allowed filmmakers to get a fly on the wall insight into how some of their favorite films came togethe
Getting Started and Getting Better – Filmmaking Tips from an Indie Filmmaker and Former Film Festival Programmer
Recently, Think Ten Media Group Co-Founder and Indie Film Producer Jennifer Fischer (AKA @IndieJenFischer) was interviewed by Coach Jeanna as part of an entertainment focus she had for her radio sh…
Alfred Hitchcock: “When you finish the script,...” on Changemakrs.com
When you finish the script, the film is perfect. But in shooting it you lose perhaps 40 percent of your original conception.