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What is a Lower Third? Definition and Design Strategies

If you’ve ever watched a show, movie, or commercial with words on the screen, you’ve likely seen lower thirds at work. But what is a lower third? And how can you create them effectively, while maintaining aesthetic integrity? A slick design with strategic font and color choices will add a layer of professionalism to your project. Here are some tips on how to make that happen, including tutorials and templates for lower thirds in After Effects, Premiere, Photoshop, Final Cut Pro. (more…)

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The Ultimate Film Beat Sheet [FREE Save the Cat Beat Sheet Template]

For a writer, it’s exciting to hatch a new idea. Maybe you even have a rockstar logline. But it’s all too easy to take that idea and run, only to stumble at page 30 without a clue of where to go. Don’t worry - this is avoidable. You just need a firm grasp on how to map out your idea. With the right tools, you can see if your idea has the “legs” to deliver a feature-length film to the finish line. How do you do that?In today’s post, we’ll examine how, with Blake Snyder’s famous "Save the Cat" beat ...

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The Best Free Model Release Form Template for Photography

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The Ultimate Guide to Auditions [FREE Casting Sheet Template]

The project’s been green lit. The script’s been finalized. I’m going to hold an open casting call! Not so fast. If you’re not careful, your open casting call can be disorganized and rushed, netting you less than amazing actors. (more…)

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Ultimate AV Script Template to Write Better Ads [FREE AV Script Template]

Writing an Audio/Visual (AV) script template can be a nerve-racking undertaking. Your message may be simple, but getting it down to one-minute timing can be an intimidating thing. (more…)

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Character Development: Write Stronger Characters [with FREE Worksheet]

If there’s one thing writers will agree on, it’s that character development is super critical to writing a winning script. (more…)

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Holding Auditions [FREE Audition Form]

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The Complete Guide to Actor Release Forms (FREE Template)

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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 character arc is dynamic and compelling. We'll also discuss some excellent character arc examples along the way. Let's floor it! (more…)