Category Archives: Filmmaking

Pro Tip: Doing Exposition Like A Boss

Nobody likes exposition

But when you have information that you just have to get across to the audience, what’s the best way to give exposition without completely killing the momentum of your story with a huge exposition dump?

Well thanks to the awesome team over at RocketJump Film School (along with a little inspiration from Kurt Russell‘s classic film Escape From New York), you can learn how to deliver tons of exposition (and stay out of movie jail) with this entertaining and informative video!

Spoiler: it involves everything from clothing, to props, to integrating the exposition into the drama of the story. Continue reading Pro Tip: Doing Exposition Like A Boss

2014 Academy Awards Nominations Are Here!

And the Oscar race is on! Today, the Academy released their nominations for the 2014 Academy Awards. The complete list is below.

The biggest shock to me was that Tom Hanks didn’t receive a nomination for either of his films this past year – Saving Mr. Banks or Captain Philips (despite the latter getting a Best Picture nod), but what do you think?

Have thoughts on who didn’t deserve their nomination, or who was robbed? Let me know in comments below. Continue reading 2014 Academy Awards Nominations Are Here!

Monday Script Share: It’s a Wonderful Life

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We’ve got a very special Monday Script Share today, to celebrate the holiday season!

Here’s your chance to download the script for It’s a Wonderful Life (Screenplay by Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Frank Capra, & Jo Swerling) For those who can’t or prefer not to download the pdf , I’ve also embedded it below so that you can read it here. Enjoy!
You can also check out previous Monday Script Share scripts, by clicking here.
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