How to Make An Award Winning Movie Without Film School

Greta Gerwig never went to film school herself, but she is now an Oscar Nominee and shares the best filmmaking advice from her experience.

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Gavin Hood – Practical Advice and Inspiration from Eye In The Sky Director

Gavin Hood is climbing the ranks in the film industry, having directed some popular movies with tenacious morale. I first noticed him after watching Eye in the Sky, which is about the disputes of modern warfare. I was thoroughly impressed. I don’t remember the last time I was on the edge of my seat for … Continue reading Gavin Hood – Practical Advice and Inspiration from Eye In The Sky Director

Aliens: Screenwriting Principles From a Perfect Film

Written by Brenden Bell. *********THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS MAJOR SPOILERS FOR THE 1989 FILM ALIENS************ If you’ve listened to me talk about movies, you know how much I love James Cameron’s Aliens. I gush over it endlessly, describing in detail the first time I watched it; sitting on the edge of my sofa, yelling at the … Continue reading Aliens: Screenwriting Principles From a Perfect Film

Jack Sparrow & Me

Written by Connor Campbell. Every filmmaker has those films that inspired them to pursue their dream and make films of their own. I am no different. But looking back on these films, I noticed a distinct pattern and discovered a connection between the films that inspired me and the stories I now create. When I … Continue reading Jack Sparrow & Me

Creating Dialogue that Doesn’t Completely Suck

written by Brenden Bell   I hate writing dialogue. Ok, that’s not entirely true. I’m not good at writing dialogue, and therefore I hate it. When writing a script, it’s always the thing I change a million times more than anything else.   This is probably because my least favourite experience as a screenwriter is … Continue reading Creating Dialogue that Doesn’t Completely Suck