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what is plot,story and structure in script writing

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One of best filmmaking article on plot strucuture by filmtechniques http://filmtechniques.blogspot.in/2007/08/plot-story-narration.html In narrative, a plot or storyline is the rendering and ordering of the events and actions of a story, particularly towards the achievement of some particular artistic or emotional effect. A plot is “the arrangement of incidents” that (ideally) each follow plausibly from the other. The plot is like …

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Filmmaking – Entire process in one article

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yes Normally they have their own team like Assistant directors,personal manager and script writers etc. Independent film directors may have small number of friends helping him Till they get producer they will work on script and pre production stage.Once they get producer then normally it will be collaboration between writing,direction and production team for pre production. Pre production is a …

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Cinematography – is Really film directors need knowledge of cinematography

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its not required as many directors hire good cinematographers and convey their vision to DPs. Example is woodey Allen who is not a technical expert but got basic knowledge to convey his vision.Anyway after some movie experience you will automatically get basic expertise in technical filed .Tree of life director terrance malick just give instructions and cinematographer chivo creates the …

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special story 2016 – greatest technical achievements in cinema in 2016

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Compared to 2015 – REVENANT used long takes,real conditions and natural light to shoot the film is a great achievement .Not to mention about mad max 1000s of action stunt choreographers worked for the film .the 3rd act of whiplash editing,music and emotions is a great technical filmmaking Now for 2016 I am not seeing that much breathtaking filmmaking this …

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How to write villain character efficiently advice

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I am giving my view and what works for me. I will start with villain scenes as a complete lunatic or dangerous I never reveal his story in start of script or novel itself I will reveal his story later point in script A good villain is one not a complete lunatic but he must have some motivation In his …

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Filmmaking Q&A – Answers and advice

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Should the film editor have music knowledge to edit a film? Editing is different with Sound editing .Although they share same process both crafts are slightly different but overall film editor need to take care of all other processes like sound editing,mixing etc ,so overall in depth of Sound editing is not required but he should have overall idea of …

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Filmmaking- What are props and their use in films

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Prop is nothing but an object used with respect to story in films like gun,sunglasses,chairs etc. You can say non living actors in a movie are props . putting objects randomly in a scene is bad directing A director should analyse why a particular prop is used,in what camera angle it should be in ,is prop is directly related to …

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Excellent article on questions a writer should ask himself

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Source – cinemababu First ask yourself these questions 1.What is the feedback you got for your script? 2. is your script is minimum 90 pages? 3.How many revisions you made to the script? 4.Did your script is having individual character descriptions,treatment,sequnces? 5.Did your action scenes are having storyboards? 6.Is script divided to sequences ? 7.Are dialogues are relatble yo the …

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best film schhols in India and practicle advice for film students

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In India no institute can give a job in films ,if they try also you will be placed as at most an Assistant to someone in present scenario. In olden times there are lots of opportunities for FTII students but in present days it is very difficult but you will learn more from FTII college .You will gain great knowledge …

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