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Top Ten Things I Learned From My Last Film… And the REAL driving force behind it

Last weekend we premiered the latest film I directed, a hard hitting drama about forbidden love called ‘Seeing Him’. Starring, produced by and written by Vanessa Bailey, it’s been several years in the making, with reboots, re-envisioning, recasting… and with at least four directors at the helm! Why so long? Why so many incarnations? Put […]

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5 Steps to Creating a Compelling Antagonist for Your Film… Meet the Nolan incarnation of The Joker

By Emma Hallewell Two important characters in every film are the protagonist and their antagonist, so I’m always looking for ways to create more interesting and compelling antagonists in my writing. One of my favourite antagonists is Heath Ledger’s The Joker (The Dark Knight, 2008), and I stumbled onto a great video by Lessons from […]

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Christopher Vogler and The Hero’s Journey… The Outline, Archetypes and Mythical Memo

Ahead of the masterclass by Christopher Vogler at LondonSWF this year, I thought I should share some detailed insight into the heros journey… plus the mythical memo he wrote while at Disney and the interview I did with him. Download Chris Voglers original memo here. The Mythical Memo Chris+Vogler+memo.pdf DOWNLOAD As taken from Voglers site, […]

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