Act 3 Resolution
This is when all the threads are drawn together and half way through the Act the climax happens. The climax is where the plot reaches its maximum tension. This is the point where the hero rises to the challenge and tackles the growing problem that has continued to dog him [...]
Alan Strongbow and his bastard son Malcolm present a show with whatever comes to hand in their shed in the West Country. Contains fighting.
So once you’ve set everything up in Act 1, Act 2 is where a multitude of obstacles are placed in our heroes path. If our film is going to last 90 minutes Act 2 is going to need to be around 45 minutes long. In a lot of ways the ‘set up’ is [...]
Here’s a random selection of sound effects that I found on my hard drive. They are as follows: Sci Fi Beam Up, Burning, Fire Extinguisher and Leopard.
Click on the link below…
Free Sound Effects 11/02/10
All previous sound effects can be found there [...]
As mentioned on the blog entry ‘Three Act Structure: First Act’ we would look a little further into inciting incidents and plot points. An inciting incident usually comes half way through the first act and sets your whole film in motion. So for example in ‘Night of the living dead’ this is the [...]
There’s something about this I can’t get enough of. Model recreations of stuff – love it. Great use of cotton wool for smoke. Shame about the big fucking annotation above which almost ruins it. When will people learn – annotation = annoying.
In the previous blog entry I was talking about the three act structure. Let’s take a little look at what should happen in the first act.
Act 1: SET UP
If our film is 90 minutes long then our first act is going to be about 20 -25 minutes long. In those [...]
Knowing how to structure your film will really help when you come to write the screenplay. If you apply the three act structure it will divide your film into three parts (see diagram below).
Once applied you should begin to get an idea of what should be happening [...]
Consumer Court fights for your rights as a consumer! This week: a special report into overcharging at the off licence (liquor store for all you Americans)
We’ve got some more sound effects from Scum of the Earth: Model plane. They as follows page turning, slurp, suck (like a liquid being sucked up a tube) and bubbles. The link below gives you acces to this weeks free sound effects plus all of the other sound effects from previous weeks.
Free Sound [...]