Ryan Lindquist

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What Kind of Virtual Reality Film Should You Make?

VR makes the viewing experience so much more palpable and real. Where do you want your audience to be when they put on their headset? Maybe you want …

6 Filmmaking Tips From Terrence Malick

Rare bits of publicly shared advice from the very private filmmaker.<p>We’re all familiar with what a <b>Terrence Malick</b> movie is, enough to spot the real …

Isle of Dogs

How to Write a Screenplay That Really Sells

Writing a screenplay is different than writing prose because of all the technical formatting required. No need to freak out – the formatting is …

Experts are wrong about the moon causing ocean tides, Ukip MP Douglas Carswell insists

Ukip MP Douglas Carswell has become embroiled in a bizarre argument with scientists over whether the moon or sun causes ocean tides.<p>Scientific …

Aki Kaurismaki to Judge Baumi Script Development Award

Screenwriters can submit scripts for the prize: $22,000 in development funds.<p>Acclaimed Finnish director Aki Kaurismaki will be the guest judge this …

Tommy Wiseau, director of The Room, threatens film festival with legal action

Tommy Wiseau, the director of the film once called “the Citizen Kane of bad movies”, has forced the Sydney Underground film festival to an unexpected milestone: its first ever cancelled screening.<p>Wiseau has threatened the festival with legal action before its proposed screening of Room Full of …

Tommy Wiseau

How to Write a Screenplay FAST with Jeff Bollow

How to Write a Screenplay with FAST with Jeff Bollow<p>Have you ever wanted to learn how to write a screenplay fast? I know I do. This is why I invited …

HugeDomains.com - Abdugeek.com is for sale (Abdugeek)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

Star Trek superfans build entire set of original TV series

On its many voyages through space, the Starship Enterprise has endured bridge-shaking blasts from enemy ships and infiltration by scheming aliens. …

GENIUS CHARACTER REVEALS: Tallahassee

n this series we look at scenes and moments where a film or TV show has revealed a great deal of character information in a short amount of screen …

Screenwriting

7 Aspects of Writing from Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin

I used to listen to the radio so much I actually played it all night while I slept when I was a teenager. Then I stopped for about thirty-five years …

Biographies

TV WRITING TIPS: Writing Successful Stories for Television

Yvonne Grace talks about what makes a successful stories for television and how to structure your creative ideas to make the best impact on …

Writing

Debunking Screenwriting Myths, Part VI — READING SCREENPLAYS

One of the more celebrated platitudes disguised as “screenwriting advice” is the suggestion to “read all of the scripts you can, and learn what TO do …

Writing

The Great White Death of Writing a First Draft

Writer Rob Tobin gives valuable tips on facing down the blank page to get your first draft done.The post The Great White Death of Writing a First …

Writing

Top 10 Cinematographers Writers Should Follow on Instagram

<i>This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational events, screenwriting competitions and the annual ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship program, connecting screenwriters with agents, managers and</i> …

6 More Filmmaking Tips from Werner Herzog

If there’s anyone who deserves a second Filmmaking Tips column, it’s <b>Werner Herzog</b>. It’s been almost four years since we posted the first list of his …

Screenplay Structure Made Easy - Screenwriting Blueprint

Screenwriting Blueprint: How to Create a Bulletproof Screenplay Structure<p>Screenplay Structure is something that every agent, editor, publisher, …

Filmmaking

6 Stage Plot Structure For Successful Storytelling

Michael Hauge has created a formula around the five turning points and six stages you need to write a good story. Eduardo L. Lozano created this …

Creative Writing

STORY DEVELOPMENT: The Three Commonalities of a Compelling Character

Tim Long explains the three ubiquitous yet distinguishing features that a compelling character seems to share in successful screenplays and films.The …

Screenwriting

How to Option Your Screenplay to a Producer | How to Sell a Screenplay

PLAYING THE GAME: What to Do When a Producer Wants to Option Your Screenplay<p>It's the moment every writer dreams about: You're sitting in Starbucks …

Credit Cards

To Be A Great Cinematographer, You've Got To Be An Inventor

The ASC specifically lists one of the duties of a cinematographer is “to invent needed tools.” Here are two of our favorites.<p>Way back when I first …

5 Lessons on Making Low-Budget Horror From Cult Classic 'Carnival of Souls'

Herk Harvey’s 1962 milestone of low-budget horror can still teach us tricks of the trade today.<p>It starts, like so many other horror films, with death …

Take The Cinematic Plunge And Experience Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition

Stanley Kubrick exerted complete artistic control over his projects; in doing so, he reconceived the genres in which he worked. The exhibition covers …

7 things you can do in 30 days to make more money in the film industry

Having a successful career in the film industry today requires more than just being able to produce films or perform on screen. Talent is important …

Box Office

Fellowship and Mentorship Programs for Screenwriters in 2016

Please check the relevant websites for full entry terms and conditions. Film Independent’s Screenwriting Lab is an intensive four-week program that …

Filmmaking

Every Filmmaking Form You'll Ever Need in 99 Free Templates

Ease your workload (and your mind) with these free templates for everything from storyboarding to contracts to accounting.<p><i>[Editor's Note: No Film</i> …

Stanley Kubrick ruined my childhood: my mum, the Hollywood publicist

Simon Booker recalls his unconventional upbringing with his mother who was a glamorous film publicist in the Mad Men era<p>Stanley Kubrick ruined my childhood. And don’t get me started on Elizabeth Taylor or Marianne Faithfull. Of the hundreds of actors, directors and producers my mother worked with …

Jodie Foster

Why filmmaker David Lynch says Transcendental Meditation is the secret to success

David Lynch says he hasn't missed a day of Transcendental Meditation since he started practicing it 43 years ago.<p>The director and writer behind the cult TV series “Twin Peaks” and movies including "Mulholland Drive" was in Los Angeles recently to lend support to<p>Georgetown UniversitySchool of …

Meditation

Inside the Directorial Manifesto of ‘Creative Control’ Director Benjamin Dickinson

<i>"I want to entertain people. I don't want to be didactic. It's not a polemic. It's more of a conversation,"</i> says Benjamin Dickinson. <i>"</i><i>A good</i> …