Knowing how to set out your script is an important lesson to learn. As I mentioned in the entry ‘Ideas’, the script’s the cornerstone of your production. So unless you plan to ditch the script completely and improvise your way through your film lets discuss script layout. I’ve knocked up a page based [...]
Warning! Contains material that some may find offensive. Welcome to Mick Roads first video blog. Mick shows us some interesting snow sculptures, teaches us about snails and looks at some Bollywood posters. He rounds it all of with a really offensive joke.
Nice one Mick!
If you’ve not seen our film making tip on the virtues of polystyrene then check it out here.
I bought this polystyrene ball the other day and instantly saw the sci-fi benfits.
Rest of article coming in the next 12 hours.
Todays sound effects taken from the Blunt Vaults are mostly paper bag related. Bag rustles X 3,bag crinkling and a backward pop.
Free Sound Effects 27/01/10
If you want to see the film these sound effects came from it’s here…
I love the idea of making a zombie film and after thinking about locations and budget I need to think about what’s going to make my film stand out from the crowd. Let’s face it everybody and their wife are making zombie films so I’m going to have to give it a fresh [...]
I’m going to put into practice what I discussed in the earlier entry on ‘ideas’. I talked about three key elements (focusing on a film that you, yourself, are going to produce) that I thought were necessary when having an idea for a film: Budget, Originality and Hook. So if I were to [...]
We’re going to start out looking at the script as the fundemental building block for your movie. I always thought that writing a feature film would be easy. You could just get a handful of set pieces and string them together. I thought it was as simple as sitting down over a weekend [...]
Billed as a truly epic review of the 1999 film “Star Wars: The Phantom Menace” this is a funny (sometimes disturbing) and even educational video. This first installment discusses one key major flaw; characters and the lack of their connection with the audience. We learn not just how Lucas royally fucked the Star Wars [...]
A 3 minute sci-fi thriller we made in about 2001. A worker for the evil scientist Dr. Mandarax finds it hard to quit when Mandarax’s army of robots is on constant standby. Starring Richard Lee, Jonathan Digby, Paul Elliott and Ben Slotover.