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Frank Spotnitz on the Writers Room Dynamics and 10 Pieces Of Supernatural Advice

Twenty-Five year television veteran Frank Spotnitz is a big believer in luck. He was lucky that his parents never supervised their son’s voracious and indiscriminate consumption of 60s and 70s television, allowing him to build up a vast catalogue of narrative strategies in his mind. He was lucky that Chris Carter hired him for his […]

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‘Withnail and I’ Script to Screen with Bruce Robinson #LondonSWF

Bruce Robinson started out his industry life as an actor. Having trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama and acted as Benvolio in Franco Zeffirelli’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ he found himself broke and living in a house with one light bulb which he would take from room to room and mostly use while […]

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Actors And The Script: How Actors Find Their Way To Your Work #LondonSWF

Both artistically and commercially, attracting the right talent to your project can make all the difference. Actors Rebecca Root, Sanjeev Bhaskar and Casting Director Manuel Puro sat down with Screenwriter Tom Kerevan about the process of attaching actors to a project and what people look for when seeking out screenplays. First Steps Before a script lands […]

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5 Ways To Get Top Talent Attached To Your Screenplay by JK Amalou

Attaching top talent to your screenplay doesn’t guarantee that you’ll get your film made, but it certainly increases your chances. The questions asked in 99% of meetings with distributors, film financiers, and sales agents after you’ve pitched your screenplay or they have read your screenplay is: “Who is the director?” followed by “Who is in […]

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How I Cast Brian Blessed, Joanna Lumley and Jack Davenport in my fantasy short, Guest Blog by Hugh Hancock

Why You Should Consider Virtual Filmmaking For Your Next Project Guest blog post by Hugh Hancock, filmmaker and author of Machinima for Dummies Everyone knows that it’s impossible for micro-budget filmmakers to make a CGI animated movie, right? It’s horrendously expensive. It’s brutally slow – hours of rendering for every frame. It’s so technical that […]

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