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The first 10 pages are probably some of the most important ones in your script, because, well, people don’t usually read screenplays for the sheer thrill of it. There’s a reason the saying “cut to the chase” originated in Hollywood—no one wants to wait until the end to find out …

Are call sheets a thing of the past? Well, no. However, Studio Binder is a platform that is looking to modernise and improve production schedules for filmmakers at all levels. While we can be certain that this app won’t lead to the extinction of Call Sheets, the chances are good …

Blocking is much more important than you might think. Blocking in cinema is the use of movement and proportion of people and objects within the frame’s space. The term comes from theatre, but in movies, the camera can travel through cinematic space, making blocking a powerful tool. In this video …

Film emulation company Koji have announced Koji Go, an app that aims to bring the look of 35mm motion picture film to your iPhone. With the rise in popularity of film emulation plugins and software, Koji have taken some of their popular film stock looks and made them available on …

What you do in your crowdfunding campaign can affect the final release of your film — positively and negatively. Here’s what you should keep in mind from the start. It’s been four years since I ran a Kickstarter campaign of my own, and shared several articles about things to think …

If you ever manage to get your script in front of a script reader, you’re kind of lucky, but you’re also kind of screwed. Readers are notoriously known for dismissing scripts, tossing them for having a boring first paragraph, poor formatting, or less. (You really can’t blame them — they …