Best Screenwriting Programs — Top 10 Schools To Consider

Aspiring screenwriters often ask “what are the best screenwriting programs?” And although that question certainly holds merit, its answer is completely subjective. The truth is that there are no “best screenwriting schools;” for one person it may be YouTube, for another it may be an Ivy League institution. Still, we’re going to break down the… Continue reading Best Screenwriting Programs — Top 10 Schools To Consider

Ari Aster Short Films — Munchausen, The Johnsons Explained

In 2013, Ari Aster released Munchausen, a short film about the proxy disorder of the same name in which a caregiver torments people in their care. Munchausen made waves upon release in large part due to Aster’s impressive direction. In the years following the release of Munchausen, Aster became a household name in cinema circles… Continue reading Ari Aster Short Films — Munchausen, The Johnsons Explained

Lord of the Rings Script PDF — ‘Fellowship’ Analysis & Download

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring is the best story in the trilogy. There are those who will disagree with me, but there’s no denying that Fellowship does a tremendous job of establishing the characters and world of Middle-Earth – while also balancing fantastical whimsy with dramatic action. Fellowship is adapted… Continue reading Lord of the Rings Script PDF — ‘Fellowship’ Analysis & Download

Film Studios in Atlanta Georgia — A Guide to Shooting in ATL

In 2016, Georgia eclipsed California as the state that produced the most feature films in the U.S.A. Much of Georgia’s prolific film production comes from Atlanta – but it’s not entirely centralized. We’re going to explore the benefits to shooting in Georgia and film studios in Atlanta. By the end, you’ll know why many call… Continue reading Film Studios in Atlanta Georgia — A Guide to Shooting in ATL

TV Script Format 101 — Examples of How to Format a TV Script

TV script format is perhaps the most difficult type of script format to master. That’s because it involves tons of intricacies that screenplays and stage plays don’t. Never fear though, we’re going to break down everything you need to know about TV script format, from 30-minute sitcoms to hour-plus dramas. We’ll look at teleplay examples… Continue reading TV Script Format 101 — Examples of How to Format a TV Script

What is a Production Manager — Job Description & Duties

Production managers are important players in Hollywood – but what is a production manager? We’re going to get to the bottom of that question by looking at the production manager definition, as well as production manager examples in film. By the end, you’ll know what production managers do and why they’re important.Continue reading What is… Continue reading What is a Production Manager — Job Description & Duties

What is Direct Characterization — Character Building Tips

Characterization is simply “what makes a character a character.” But under the umbrella of characterization, there are two subtypes: direct characterization and indirect characterization. We’re going to break down direct characterization by looking at examples from John Wick, The Grapes of Wrath, and more. By the end, you’ll know how to implement direct characterization in… Continue reading What is Direct Characterization — Character Building Tips

What is a Production Company in Film (& What Do They Do?)

What is a production company? Quite simply, it is a company that produces content. But there’s a lot more to the term than just that and every company is a little different from the next. Whether it’s animation, commercials, music videos, feature films, or web content, there is a production entity behind it. We’re going… Continue reading What is a Production Company in Film (& What Do They Do?)

What is Indirect Characterization — Character Building Tips

Indirect characterization is an essential part of developing nuanced characters. But what is indirect characterization? We’re going to break down this writerly concept by looking at its definition and examples in literature and film. By the end, you’ll know why indirect characterization is an important part of developing nuanced characters.Continue reading What is Indirect Characterization… Continue reading What is Indirect Characterization — Character Building Tips

How to Write a Biopic Screenplay — Research & Writing TIps

Writing a biopic screenplay can present an enormous challenge for even the most veteran screenwriters. That’s because biopics often involve legal and circumstantial challenges that aren’t an issue with other forms. Don’t fear though: we’re going to show you how to write a biopic screenplay step-by-step. By the end, you’ll be ready to write a… Continue reading How to Write a Biopic Screenplay — Research & Writing TIps

What is Characterization — A Guide to Character Building

How do writers make characters into people we can empathize with and understand? One way is through the use of characterization. But what is characterization? We’re going to answer that question by looking at examples from Kill Bill and The Social Network, and by listening to the perspective of some of the world’s most foremost… Continue reading What is Characterization — A Guide to Character Building

What is Tenebrism — The Art of Light and Shadow Explained

What is tenebrism? Tenebrism is a lighting style that’s often confused with chiaroscuro – but what are the differences between them? And what makes the style unique? We’re going to explore tenebrism by looking at paintings from the Renaissance period. By the end, you’ll know where this style originated, what it can bring to your… Continue reading What is Tenebrism — The Art of Light and Shadow Explained

What is Inductive Reasoning — Definition and Examples

Even if we’re not conscious of it, we use inductive reasoning everyday. But what is inductive reasoning? We’re going to answer that question by looking at inductive reasoning examples from history. We’ll also show you how to recognize it in everyday life. By the end, you’ll know how to apply inductive logic and reasoning in… Continue reading What is Inductive Reasoning — Definition and Examples