TV writing and feedback workshop
Playwright, TV screenwriter and Creative Space member Jon Barton will be hosting these open to all sessions for IdeasTap writer members. Topics and exercises covered will include pitching, giving and receiving feedback, coping with rejection and discussing TV formats. The session takes place at mac birmingham at 2-4pm or alternatively 4.30-6.30pm on 28 April. Free tickets can be booked at www.ideastap.com/spa
An interesting article from IndieWire about submitting films to festivals. I would hope we’re a little more open than some of these points, but it true, film programming is a tricky art and there are lots of things to balance.
For their annual Lifetime Achievement Awards, the folks over at the Society of Camera Operators put together a lovely, surprisingly rousing video about the evolution of the movie camera over the course of the past century or so of cinema.…
This is a magazine interview with Marshall Neilan, a filmmaker from the 1920s. Initially an actor, then writer, Marshall ended up directing 11 films between 1920 and 1926. This article found in a 1925 issue of Photoplay magazine.