Alfred Hitchcock: “When you finish the script,...” on Changemakrs.com
When you finish the script, the film is perfect. But in shooting it you lose perhaps 40 percent of your original conception.
The Ultimate Guide to the Basics of a Writer's Life - Verily Merrily Mary
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It's not writing that's hard, it's sitting down.
I don't know about you all, but sometimes I will spend a lot of time whining (either in my head or to anyone who will listen) about how little time I'm getting to write. "If only I had writing time," I'll say. And then writing time will get handed to me, and... Well, haven't I been meaning to clean up my office? Shouldn't I call and get McKenna signed up for ballet? I really should print out that recipe before I forget... Maybe that's why this quote struck a nerve: Once I get my Word…
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When you come right down to it, films are really just a series of different shots edited together. Most people who have been directing for a while have a shorthand way of describing what they want. For example, you will typically hear a director say "We'll start Wide then move into an OTS
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Top 25 Documentaries About Filmmaking I assume I'm like many of you. Obsessed with finding behind-the-scenes documentaries about my favorite movies. For years, filmmaking documentaries have allowed filmmakers to get a fly on the wall insight into how some of their favorite films came togethe