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Get Carter’s Tragic Inclines

Rewatch, note every incline and when it happens in the story. I suspect that the inclines, angle, number, height above ground all &#8230

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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 fo&#8230

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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 ex&#8230

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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 &#8230

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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 MI&#8230

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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&#8230

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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“!&#8230

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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 u&#8230

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Last Legs

I’ve finallylocked 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 t&#8230

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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 y&#8230

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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 wil&#8230

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