How to Write a Fight Scene in a Screenplay Like John Wick

You want to learn how to write a fight scene in a screenplay, but it seems that each writer takes their own unique approach. How then can you determine the ‘right way’ to write compelling fight scenes? No worries.  This post will take you through the process of writing the best fight scenes for different… Continue reading How to Write a Fight Scene in a Screenplay Like John Wick

The Deadpool Script: Movie Quotes and Screenplay PDF Download

By GenreOpen menu Comedy Sci-Fi Action Romantic Animation Thriller Drama Crime TV Scripts Horror Fantasy Western Musical War ResourcesOpen menu Best Screenplays to Read Shane Black Movies & Screenwriting Explained Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay Best Horror Movie Scripts to Download StudioBinder Screenwriting Library Write Your Script for… Continue reading The Deadpool Script: Movie Quotes and Screenplay PDF Download

10 Best Video Games Movies: Good Films Based On Video Games

Video game movies are often cast aside or plain derided by critics and fans, but we think that’s pure poppycock. It’s hard enough to bring a novel to life without angering fans, but just imagine if you were so immersed and devoted to that book that you occasionally slammed it into your hardwood floors, shattering it… Continue reading 10 Best Video Games Movies: Good Films Based On Video Games

Blocking and Staging a Scene like Spielberg, Kubrick, and Inarritu

Watching a scene is easy, but blocking and staging a scene effectively is a complex dance between actors and your camera. When deciding where to position your actors and your camera, you’re essentially solving a puzzle — a puzzle with more than one solution. So, how is it done? In this post, we’re going to show you… Continue reading Blocking and Staging a Scene like Spielberg, Kubrick, and Inarritu

Joker Movie Review: Todd Phillips and Joaquin Phoenix Humanize Chaos

Joker Script DownloadBest Joker ActorsJoker ControversyJoker Movie Review Todd Phillips’ new film Joker, starring Joaquin Phoenix, is a realistic take on the super villain that wants viewers to empathize as they watch him descend into homicidal madness. The best moments come from capitalizing on the medium of cinema during the strongest parts of the script,… Continue reading Joker Movie Review: Todd Phillips and Joaquin Phoenix Humanize Chaos

Amazon’s The Boys: Mise En Scene, Production Design, and Costumes

What is Production Design What Does a Production Designer Do? Amazon’s The Boys Production Design Production Design Tips Academy Award for Best Production Design You’re a filmmaker who wants to get the most out of your production design, mise en scene, and scene elements, but you’re not sure how to plan and maximize your visual… Continue reading Amazon’s The Boys: Mise En Scene, Production Design, and Costumes

Good Will Hunting Script: Screenplay Plot Analysis & PDF Download

By GenreOpen menu Comedy Sci-Fi Action Romantic Animation Thriller Drama Crime TV Scripts Horror Fantasy Western Musical War ResourcesOpen menu Best Screenplays to Read Shane Black Movies & Screenwriting Explained Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay Best Horror Movie Scripts to Download StudioBinder Screenwriting Library Write Your Script for… Continue reading Good Will Hunting Script: Screenplay Plot Analysis & PDF Download

Sony Announcement: Two NEW APS-C E-Mount Zoom Lenses Out Soon

Sony has announced two new APS-C lenses for the Sony E-mount, bringing Sony’s total E-mount lineup to 54 lenses. What does this mean for Sony alpha users in the near future, and should they invest? In this post, we’ll take a look at these new Sony APS-C lenses to see their capabilities, what they bring to… Continue reading Sony Announcement: Two NEW APS-C E-Mount Zoom Lenses Out Soon

14 Best Martial Arts Fight Scenes of All Time | Movie Fights Ranked List

The best martial arts fight scenes of all time each bring something unique to the table. They have to because there is a long tradition of one upsmanship with complexity and overall skill.  We put together a list of the best martial arts fight scene from a filmmakers perspective, so we’ll be looking at everything from… Continue reading 14 Best Martial Arts Fight Scenes of All Time | Movie Fights Ranked List

“Ad Astra” Review: A Precise Exploration of Solitude

James Gray’s new film Ad Astra is a visually stunning journey through our solar system that explores concepts like solitude, commitment, and a focus on the essential to the exclusion of all else. Precision. That’s the word that immediately comes to mind when watching this film. Both from the impressive direction from James Gray to the flawless… Continue reading “Ad Astra” Review: A Precise Exploration of Solitude

StudioBinder’s Screenwriting Software — From Development through Production

StudioBinder presents the next step in our goal to create a truly holistic approach to pre-production: screenwriting software. Our software guides you through the creation of professionally formatted scripts, the ability to share and collaborate on each draft, and allows you to sync new drafts across your entire project without losing any previous work like… Continue reading StudioBinder’s Screenwriting Software — From Development through Production

VFX in Netflix’s Mindhunter: Matte Paintings, Composites, and 3D Tracking

When I watch the Netflix series Mindhunter, I’m blown away by how accurate the production design seems to portray the time period. I think to myself, “How do they find these places?” The short answer… they don’t. They find locations that have the right skeleton, and then collaborate with a skilled VFX team to enhance scenes… Continue reading VFX in Netflix’s Mindhunter: Matte Paintings, Composites, and 3D Tracking

How Much Does A PA Make? Find Production Assistant Jobs & Salary Info

Production assistant jobs are a great way to break into the film and entertainment industry, but they can be hard to find and even harder to book. Afterall, they’re highly sought after entry-level jobs. We’re going to help you find a movie PA job, teach you how to put together a production assistant resume, and… Continue reading How Much Does A PA Make? Find Production Assistant Jobs & Salary Info

Carl Zeiss Cinema Lenses: The Best Showreels and Shorts

Types of LensesOpen menu Lens Basics Prime Lens Zoom Lens Anamorphic Lens Focal LengthsOpen menu Wide Angle Lens (14mm – 35mm) Standard (35mm – 70mm) What is a 50mm Lens Good For 35mm vs 50mm Lenses Telephoto Lens (70mm – 200mm) Specialty LensesOpen menu What is a T-Stop Macro Lens Fisheye Lens Tilt-Shift Lens Split-Diopter… Continue reading Carl Zeiss Cinema Lenses: The Best Showreels and Shorts

How to Write a Movie Script: Screenplay Format and Examples

Understanding how to write a movie script, also known as a screenplay, can seem daunting at first, but once you understand script format and structure you can then focus on your creativity. We’ll take you through the process of writing a screenplay so that you can begin building that great movie idea into a professional script. Continue… Continue reading How to Write a Movie Script: Screenplay Format and Examples

What Is a Plot? Types of Plot, Definitions, and Examples

EssentialsOpen menu What is a Scene What is The Three Act Structure What is Story Structure What is a Story Beat What Is a Plot Plot vs Story What is a Non-Linear Plot What is a Plot Device What is Freytag’s Pyramid Screenplay StructureOpen menu Screenplay Structure Examples What is a Story Mountain Joseph Campbell’s… Continue reading What Is a Plot? Types of Plot, Definitions, and Examples