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The cure for writer's block is here! 

The cure for writer’s block is here in the form of the Writer Emergency Pack: A deck of cards designed to give writers a leg-up when they’re feeling a little left behind. 171 more words


First and Final Frames

While I was grabbing that John August/Scriptnotes link the other day, I noticed he had posted a montage video link to Jacob Swinney’s Vimeo post, analyzing first and last frames of films.   20 more words

Alex Buono - SNL40 App

Almost 2 years ago I paid to attend a traveling workshop, The Art of Visual Storytelling with Alex Buono.  Alex is the D.P. for the Saturday Night Live Film Unit, in addition to a lot of other work he does for television and film projects. 537 more words

Tierno homenaje al cine de terror

por Cristina Rojas

En 1984, el director Tim Burton lanzó su carrera con la presentación de un cortometraje llamado Frankenweenie, y 28 años después revive ese material para crear un largometraje de animación en blanco y negro inspirado en… 234 more words


"You Aren’t Special"

Screenwriting pep talk for the day:

Here’s the real cautionary tale; We all think we’re special. Every screenwriter I know thinks they’re better than all the screenwriters. 354 more words


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