Apps

160203-yamato-coen-bros-tease_zqqn4p.jpeg

Six quotes from the Coen brothers to inspire your filmmaking process

The Coen brothers are visionary filmmakers with some advice for their success. A little over 30 years ago, two brothers from Minnesota sat down with a little neo-noir called. the world on fire Just blood. The Coen brothers, as they were later called, were a couple of lanky filmmakers who were excellent at thinking outside […]

Continue Reading
ausbj7sdrwxmd7vxvnjasut6me.jpg

Netflix requires COVID-19 for actors and other “Zone A” workers

Netflix prides itself on being ahead of the curve. And they don’t want COVID-19 to slow down their productions. With productions back on track, Hollywood desperately wants to return to normal. If you have a production schedule like Netflix, this is what you have to do. You released over 70 films and hundreds of TV […]

Continue Reading
horror_subway.jpg

Navigate horror with this creator’s genre subway map

Less than a hundred days to Halloween so check out all of these horror hits! We love a good infographic here, especially one that helps us understand film and television better. That’s why we were so happy to find you Diogo Brüggemann‘s “Horror Subway Map” on Twitter. MAPA DE METR DE FILMES DE TERROR 2021 […]

Continue Reading
5bb627a2240000320056a697.jpeg

This website has hundreds of TV pilots to read

Reading TV pilots can make you a much better writer. If you’re like me, can’t wait to read a TV pilot that you can find. The best way to learn to write is to see what scripts are being sold and check how they are set up on the page. That’s why I was so […]

Continue Reading
43e0db2f-fea0-4308-bfb9-09f2a88f6ee4_what_is_netflix_1_en.png

How does Netflix CEO Scott Stuber view the film revolution?

When Scott Stuber became CEO of Netflix, he wanted to shake things up. He has. Scott Studer was a film producer who worked on titles like Ted and Safe house when he became CEO of Netflix. His hiring prompted the company to formulate a new agenda. They were after the big fish. The filmmakers who […]

Continue Reading
single-camera-pulp-ficiton.jpg

Learn how to capture a scene with a single camera

Shooting with a single camera can be the best way to cover a scene, and that’s why. Every filmmaker knows that every film starts with a solid foundation. A movie needs a foundation to build on before all the intricate details are added later. To create that solid ground, a cameraman needs to sit down […]

Continue Reading
stillwater_nofilmschool_header.jpg

How ‘Stillwater’ captivates you and how ‘Let’s In’ found an IP loophole

Learn from Oscar-winning filmmaker Tom McCarthy and Let Us In writer / director Craig Moss. Still water is the rare example of a fully engaging adult drama that says powerful things about today’s world and human experience. For real. How does someone do that? Tom McCarthy, Noe Debre and Thomas Bidegain discuss with us in […]

Continue Reading
nolan_screenwriting_advice.jpeg

10 tips for screenwriting from Christopher Nolan

Do you want to write a great script? Listen to Christopher Nolan. Christopher Nolan has been making films for almost 25 years. Over those two decades we’ve seen him deconstruct genres, think outside the box, and give us some of the funniest and most epic titles Hollywood has ever seen. With that in mind, he’s […]

Continue Reading
howard_the_duck.jpeg

Why did Robin Williams leave Howard the Duck after a week?

Howard the duck is a cult classic and it almost had a very famous voice. If you’re a fan of quirky Hollywood movies, you’ve probably seen them by now Howard the duck. The film just celebrated its 35th anniversary The Hollywood Reporter write an entire article about how this came about. It features interviews with […]

Continue Reading
the_departed_-_h_-_2006.jpeg

How twisted was the dead scene that Jack Nicholson wrote for “The Departed”?

Jack Nicholson’s character was insane, but was he that insane? One of the most insidious villains in recent theatrical memory is Jack Nicholson’s Frank Costello from The departed. He’s not just a gang boss, he’s a psychopath who walks around with a severed hand in a pocket and tortures his victims before having them killed. […]

Continue Reading