Isharya Fonseka

18 Added | 5 Magazines | 4 Likes | 2 Following | @IsharyaFons2016 | Keep up with Isharya Fonseka on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Isharya Fonseka”

Character development questions: Building character arcs

Like real people, memorable characters change and evolve over time. Here are character development questions that will help you link character …

Creative Writing

“The Couch to 80k” Writing Boot Camp: Take a Free 8-Week Podcast Course to Start Writing Fiction, or Even Finish a Novel

We've all read fiction, but how to go about writing it? Nobody has the definitive answer, and there, in the multiplicity of possible approaches, …

‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ Color Grading Breakdown Is Another Reminder George Miller is a Genius — Watch

Two years after its release, we're still just as obsessed with "Mad Max: Fury Road."<p>It’s now been over two years since “Mad Max: Fury Road” first …

Nicolas Winding Refn’s Favorite Films and Where to Stream Them

• 01.25.18<p>01.24.18<p>01.24.18<p>01.23.18<p>01.22.18<p>01.22.18<p>01.21.18<p>01.19.18

The 25 Best Action Movies of the 21st Century, From ‘The Dark Knight’ to ‘Kill Bill’

From martial arts movies to stories about bank robbers, the best action films of the 21st century breathe new life into the genre.<p>Many films have …

Watch: How to Capture Different Emotions with Different Lenses

There's no such thing as the "right" lens, just the "right" lens for your story.<p>Your job as a filmmaker is not just to capture images that are …

Short of the Day: ‘The Pavement’ is the Smartest Storytelling You’ll See This Week

I promise.<p>In the realm of innovative cinematic storytelling, neo-noir has been particularly dominant over the last 15 or 20 years thanks to films …

Top 10

Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah: The Air Jordan-Wearing, Migos-Listening Future of Jazz

The self-proclaimed "sonic architect" talks about bringing trap beats to Carnegie Hall, touring with Thom Yorke, and the meaning of the gold chains he wears.<p>Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah wears more gold than your favorite rappers do, and his latest releases feature enough acoustic drum kits, 808s, …

Quentin Tarantino Directed ‘Django’ Like A ‘Tyrant,’ Cursed At Jamie Foxx During Rehearsal — Watch

Would Foxx work with Tarantino again after "Django Unchained"? Absolutely.<p>Some filmmakers are notorious control freaks who forbid improvisation on …

The 6 Habits of the World's Most Creative People

Looking for tricks to expand your creative productivity? Here are 6 strategies by history’s most creative minds.<p>I expend a huge amount of my time and …

Creativity

Essential Tips on Story Structure from the Writer of ‘Die Hard 2’

Learn story structure tips from a professional screenwriter!<p>Every writer has their own strategy for creating a solid foundation to their story. …

Southern California

Past Perfect: Why Back to the Future is One of the Greatest Scripts Ever

The answers are revealed in a must-watch video essay.<p>When people talk about great screenplays, inevitably the conversation turns to films like</i> …

Pad See Ew Noodles with Chicken

Brown Rice Vermicelli Pad See Ew Noodles with Chicken(ผัดซีอิ๊ว)<p>Brown Rice Vermicelli Pad See Ew Noodles with Chicken<p>If you have been on our blog …

Healthy Thai Green Curry Fried Rice

Green Curry Fried Brown Rice<p>If you look up the most commonly Googled Thai recipes, you usually find Green Curry in the top five. Fried rice is also …

Curries

Ignore your email, cut the coffee, and other ways to stay focused at work

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: How can I improve my focus?</i> <i>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of www.CEOLifestyle.io and VP at Toptal.</i><p>It took me months to write my first book. It failed. I sold less than 50 copies. I made the cover using Microsoft Paint. Some of my friends laughed at the …

Time Management

Free Scripts! Download Martin Scorsese’s ‘Silence,’ Studio Ghibli’s ‘The Red Turtle’ and More

Others included are "The Girl on the Train," "Captain Fantastic" and "The Secret Life of Pets."<p>Last year IndieWire shared free scripts available to …