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Tips for Writing Great Dialogue

Tips for Writing Great Dialogue

1. Give your characters a voice A test of good dialogue is: can you omit the character’s name heading and still know who’s speaking? If so, you have found your character’s unique voice. In one screenplay I had a character who, for purposes of maintaining control,...

The Battle of Netflix

The Battle of Netflix

To most people, the Cannes Film Festival is the epitome of what the film industry represents in our collective unconsciousness: glamour, beautiful people doing awesome things, red carpets, flashes and validation from the masses in the form of cheers and long rounds of...

Making and Funding Your Short Film

Making and Funding Your Short Film

The benefits of making shorts and submitting to festivals are multiple. From a group of school leavers creating a short film with an iPhone, to an experienced commercials director demonstrating their skills at voicing a story in more than 30 seconds, the benefits are...