The Kuleshov Effect Explained (and How Spielberg Subverts it)

Movies and television are incredible because they can transport us into a world of wonderment. Today we’re going to go over the Kuleshov Effect and how the greatest director of all time, Steven Spielberg, put his own twist on the editing technique for his personal stamp.Continue reading The Kuleshov Effect Explained (and How Spielberg Subverts… Continue reading The Kuleshov Effect Explained (and How Spielberg Subverts it)

The Clapperboard Explained — How to Use a Film Slate

The humble film slate, scuffed and scratched and tossed casually aside between setups, is actually a very important piece of equipment that no film set should ever be without.In this post we’re going to give you the insider’s tour of the slate. We’ll show you how to use a film slate on set, including how… Continue reading The Clapperboard Explained — How to Use a Film Slate

How to Write a Fight Scene in a Screenplay: John Wick Fight Scenes

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: John Wick Fight Scenes

How Can You Kickstart Your Social Media Advertising?

I think we can agree that the ads are oftentimes the most exciting and emotional posts on social media. Good content is good content, plain and simple. As new media platforms have taken up a huge percentage of our collective cultural experience, social media advertising has become a legitimate, prominent, and cost-effective way to reach consumers.… Continue reading How Can You Kickstart Your Social Media Advertising?

How to Create a Production Company Business Plan [FREE Template]

Highly successful video companies start with a strong production company business plan. Whether your company has been around for a while, or you’re a freelancer ready to take your services to the next level, this post will provide you with actionable strategies for success to compete more effectively right now.Continue reading How to Create a… Continue reading How to Create a Production Company Business Plan [FREE Template]

Small Business Advertising Ideas from LeBron James Commercials

Small business advertising ideas can be hard to come by. On the one hand, you need to reach out to a local community and connect with them. But your budget might be tight and your time…even tighter. But luckily, there are ways that allow you to accomplish what you want, regardless of time and budget.… Continue reading Small Business Advertising Ideas from LeBron James Commercials

Screenwriting Software that Composes Your Whole Production

Screenwriting software that composes your whole productionWrite, share, and collaborate to create professionally formatted screenplays. Seamlessly connect scripts to the world’s leading production software. All in one hub. GET STARTED FOR FREE TAKE THE TOURHow it Works PATH TO PRODUCTIONFrom script to pre-production with a click.With StudioBinder screenwriting software, you can write your script natively… Continue reading Screenwriting Software that Composes Your Whole Production

9 Video Branding Strategies to Get More Followers Right Now

T here are billions of videos on YouTube right now. If you’re a content creator, it can be hard to get noticed! But if you carefully apply smart branding strategies, you can stand out of the pack and build a base. It’s easier than you may think. Today we’re going to go over ten brand strategies to… Continue reading 9 Video Branding Strategies to Get More Followers Right Now

How to Write a Script Outline for Film and TV (Free Template and Examples)

T he actual writing of your script is the fun part. But, just like any form of writing, you have to know where you’re going first. Organization is important. That’s where a script outline comes into play. Understanding your central character’s desire, and capturing the scenarios they attract for themselves, should guide that process. There is no… Continue reading How to Write a Script Outline for Film and TV (Free Template and Examples)

How Script Notes Can Improve Your Screenplay [With Example]

It’s incredibly hard to make any movie, but a perfect movie? That’s nearly impossible without a great set of script notes. Today we’ll learn how script notes catapulted Back to the Future into theaters and changed history forever. Travel with us as we talk about casting, rewrites, and the development process. Hop in! Where we’re going, we… Continue reading How Script Notes Can Improve Your Screenplay [With Example]

How To Write The Best Character Arc with Examples [FREE Story Speedometer]

Writing a great character arc is a challenge. Great characters and their arcs are what drive a plot, make a story relatable, and memorable.  In this post, we’re going to teach you how to write a great character arc using a tool we created called the Story Speedometer. It’s the fastest way to make sure your… Continue reading How To Write The Best Character Arc with Examples [FREE Story Speedometer]

15 Best Screenwriting Books to Help You Break Into Hollywood

T here are so many screenwriting books out there that claim to be the best, so how do you know which ones to buy? Today we’re going to go through what I think are the very best screenwriting books. We’ll help you discover how each screenwriting book can help you break your story and open new… Continue reading 15 Best Screenwriting Books to Help You Break Into Hollywood

How to Make A YouTube Channel That Stands Out in 5 Simple Steps

W e live in an era dominated by shareable content, and one of the fastest growing platforms for this kind of content? YouTube. That’s why every day countless people want to know how to make a YouTube channel.  Starting a YouTube channel isn’t that hard, but laying the groundwork for an effective one, that will reach your… Continue reading How to Make A YouTube Channel That Stands Out in 5 Simple Steps

The Story Circle

The Story CircleElevate your narrative with a simple eight-step guide and worksheet. Who is Dan Harmon?Dan Harmon is the mastermind behind the Story Circle. Currently an executive producer at Rick and Morty, he also created and ran the NBC show Community. Dan consolidated Joseph Campbell’s classic Hero’s Journey from 17+ steps into a more contemporary set of 8. We… Continue reading The Story Circle

The Best Explainer Video Trends for Your Brand

T he late Stephen Hawking said, “Science is beautiful when it makes simple explanations of phenomena.” This sentiment rings true for advertisers as well. When a brand has a product or service they are looking to promote, they want a tool that easily informs customers about its benefits. This is where explainer videos come in handy.Continue… Continue reading The Best Explainer Video Trends for Your Brand