Finding The Truth About Your Work

Finding The Truth About Your Work

Finding The Truth About Your Work – Good, Bad Or Indifferent by Michele Wallerstein OK, let’s say you’ve come this far as a writer:  you’ve written one or two original screenplays or a novel or one or two TV movies or spec episodes.  Now comes the scary part.  Are...
Unstoppable

Unstoppable

Some movies are unstoppable I’m not talking about runaway box office successes. I’m talking about those movies that can hold your rapt attention in every scene until the closing credits — whether you want them to or not. Sometimes I’ll flip...
The Shorts Trend – Big Screen PIXELS

The Shorts Trend – Big Screen PIXELS

The trend of successful viral shorts being made into movies continues. Previously, I had posted this article about PIXELS. Now comes this news: So many shorts to adapt, so little time. Late last year Sam Raimi paid top dollar for Fede Alvarez’s internet...
How To Be Creative

How To Be Creative

I was going through some of my old emails the other day and found one with the subject line: “I’d like my crayons back, please.” It was an excerpt from an article entitled, “how to be creative,” by Hugh MacLeod, that offers 30 great tips...
Short Film: Evidence

Short Film: Evidence

There’s an amazing extended scene in the movie Birth (2004), where the camera just holds on Nicole Kidman as she watches an Opera — her head swirling with emotion and confusion. It’s simple, but mesmerizing. The short film Evidence (1995), by Godfrey...