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  • Heart & Stroke Foundation

    16andUnder from Taso Alexander on Vimeo.

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  • THE REVEAL

    Thinking of this has revealed the hidden path to the conclusion of my current feature script. It has provided a deeper function for a specific character, given them a clear objective and provided a critical …

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  • 1, 2, 7, 14 ‘GITS’ IT DONE

    Go Into The Story is easily one of my favourite screenwriter’s blogs out there, written by Scott Myers. All his posts are excellent and filled with very useful and interesting insights, information, industry news and …

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  • HIT ME, BABY, ONE MORE PAGE

    It’s been said to me that compared to actually making a film, writing the script is free. I used to buy into that…

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  • All Else Will Follow

    Write what you know. Write what you feel. Write who you know. Know yourself. You write from yourself, from within you. Write from what you feel, what you’ve felt, from what you’ve felt about others. …

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  • Conditions

    I pushed my soul into a deep dark hole…

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  • Read to write

    I’ve offered to do a scene-by-scene breakdown of MICHAEL CLAYTON, one of my favourite films, written and directed by one of my favourite screenwriters, Tony Gilroy.

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  • I word good

    I often find that writing is a mental bear trap, with my mind hovering just above its rusty jaws.

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  • Pinterest

    Visual gallery of images for colour grading reference.

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  • Laughton v. Kubrick

    There seem to be quite a few visual similarities (and some strong behind-the-scenes connections) between Charles Laughton’s superb and unsettling “Night of the Hunter” and Stanley Kubrick’s equally eerie “The Shining”.

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  • Percolation

    At last. At long, long, long, long, long, long last I have achieved picture lock on my short film, “IN THE MEATHOUSE“! I shot the bulk of it over a weekend in April 2014, and …

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  • Last Legs, pt 2

    This is goodbye, but not good riddance.

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  • Flip Flopped

    Every movie buff has a set of films they love over all the others. I will watch and re-watch these classics again and again, in unspoken hope that I will feel the same wonder and thrill as …

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  • Last Legs

    I’ve finally locked in shoot dates for the last remaining scenes from my boxing short, In The Meathouse

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  • Location Fact Sheet

    My version of a Location Fact Sheet.

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  • Motion Capture

    I recently attended a workshop on Motion Capture, presented by Plato Fountidakis of FAST Motion Studios, a motion capture studio that specialises in stunt work.

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  • Murch, Mamet & Hauser

    The critical person who saves me from blundering down the path to creative tyranny is my girlfriend Maria.

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  • Notes from Charlie Kaufman

    “What can be done? Say who you are, really say it in your life and in your work. Tell someone out there who is lost, someone not yet born, someone who won’t be born for 500 years. Your writing will be a record of your time.”

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  • The Conversations

    Walter Murch and the Art of Editing Films.
    Michael Ondaatje. 2004.

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  • Taxi Driver (1976)

    Technically, this is a simple shot to explain where Travis is. He has signed up for a Taxi driver job and sees the vehicles he will be driving in the future.

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  • The Angst & The Relief

    I’m an independent film-maker. I don’t have formal training, experience or a job in the industry, which makes me an amateur. I work with unpaid actors, unpaid crew (unfed as well – our current budget …

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