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Who Would Direct My Perfect Film? A Writer's Breakdown

DISCLAIMER: For the purpose of this post, I’m only considering current living directors that have had success in Western markets.

I got to thinking the other day, what would my perfect film be and who would direct it? 1,205 more words

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Short Film!!! 

Hey, so as you can tell by the title, this post is about a short film! Who’s short film? My short film!

That’s right! I’m making a short film and I’m SOOOO excited!! 105 more words

Ex Machina: One Very Fine Machine

About a third of the way into this movie I found myself thinking that film has become such a high art form, attracting so much talent the world over, that either we’re going to run out of ideas or our heads are going to explode. 71 more words

Movies

_____ Like Me: How “Poetic Justice” and Black Filmmakers Inspired Me To Follow Their Path

Being “that kid” on the block who never wanted to be on the block had its perks. I watched a ton of TV and was able to regurgitate all kinds of recaps, facts and stats whether I was asked or not. 1,141 more words

An Aberrant Mind

The Third Draft of a screenplay

When it comes to screenwriting my experience so far has been in the least amount of word possible. “Painful” and I don’t mean that in a negative way. 700 more words

Script vs. Movie: Taxi Driver

Director: Martin Scorsese

Screenwriter: Paul Schrader

Main Actor(s): Robert DeNiro, Jodie Foster, Cybil Shepherd

Cinematographer: Michael Chapman

Date: 1976

SPOILER ALERT! (in case you, like me, have been living under a rock and haven’t seen this movie) 611 more words

Writing

Secret Story Design Hack Of Bestsellers (#2)

Bestselling authors use story design hacks to virtually guarantee their stories evolve into potent, emotionally-gripping narratives. We looked at one such hack in the last post. 375 more words