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A M C , Fox and Pixar Executives: Demystifying the Development Process

Today on Austin Film Festival's On Story Podcast, Demystifying the Development Process with Carrie Gillogly, Jessica Julius, Lauren Neustadter, Erika Weinstein. We usually feature writers on the On Story Podcast. This episode, four executives from film and television share their perspectives on the development process. Aspiring writers get read....

A Night of Horror Film Festival

The festival remains dedicated to screening and promoting the work of independent filmmakers working in the horror genre in both Australia and abroad.....

A Page 2 Scream Halloween Special - The Best of Horror & the Paranormal

Page 2 Screen talks to two paranormal experts about what constitutes good horror.If you’re a screenwriter interested in writing horror, you could learn a lot from two ghostbusters. This week’s guests are Scott Markus (whatsyourghoststory.com) and Mike Huberty (othersidepodcast.com) and they’re paranormal experts, as well as h....

A Quiet Place Part 2: Dialogue, Action & The Theme of Your Screenplay

In the first installment of this podcast, we looked at A Quiet Place in relation to writing action and discussed how all of screenplay formatting really exists for one purpose: to isolate visual moments of action.By isolating visual moments of action we can hypnotize the reader into seeing, hearing, and ....

A Quiet Place: Secrets of Screenplay Format - Part 1

This week we are going to be looking at A Quiet Place by Scott Beck, Bryan Woods, and John Krasinski.Everyone who knows anything about A Quiet Place has commented on the way it uses the visual medium directorially to tell a story with hardly any dialogue at all.But what very few people are talking about is how this relates to the writing of the scr....

A Screenwriter\'s Utopia

We bring ALL the production companies, literary agents, and indie-producers straight to you in a DAILY E-MAIL. No more searching through every single ad, in every city.......

A Writer's Life

Helping writers improve their craft.....

A-Wind

Emulsion position of the film. Holding up a piece of film, if the emulsion faces you, then the image will appear correct. If its reversed (mirror image), it is considered B-Wind.....

A.S.A.

Sensitivity to light which measures the film's speed. (Example: ASA 400.) "ASA" stands for American Standards Association. ....

A/B Roll Editing

Editing from two source VCRs to a third recording VCR. A switcher or mixer is used to provide effects such as dissolves.....

A/B Story

"A" story is the main story/theme while "B" story refers to the background story.....

Aberdeen Film Festival

We are looking for a wide range of content from around the world - we hope to have something for everyone in our 2015 programme.....

Above the Curve Theatre

We provide a fun and safe environment for artists to cultivate new and current talents. All members are encouraged to write, act, produce and direct.....

Above the Line Agency

Above the Line Agency represents writers, directors and hyphenate actors. We work primarily in motion pictures, and provide services in television, books, and other media.....

Abrams Artists Agency

Since 1977, Abrams Artists Agency has enjoyed a reputation as one of the nation's most respected and diversified talent and literary agencies. With principal offices in New York City....

Abu Dhabi Film Commission

Located at the crossroads of Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, Abu Dhabi is an exciting, vibrant, and multi-cutltural city: an international capital.....

Academy Aperture

The full frame of a 35mm image that is exposed by the camera. Aspect ratio = 1.33:1.....

Academy Leader

AKA "S.M.P.T.E. leader." The countdown leader used at the beginning of a film which allows the lab to line up the sound.....

Academy of Film, HKBU

The Department of Cinema and Television was established in 1991, synergizing the theoretical and practical study, the Bachelor of Social Sciences (Hons) in Communication – Cinema and TV....

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Awards

The coveted annual award, the "Oscar," which is presented to the best of the best.....