Do You Suffer From NWS?: Living With Nice Writer Syndrome By Janice Hardy, @Janice_Hardy Do you love your characters? Do you wish nothing bad would ever happen to them? Short Formats: Narrative Film Hey, sorry for taking so long to come back and write down the last part of the Short Formats series. I await for this article to be a really special one, hopefully it won’t burst your expectations, nor confirm your disappointments. This is the moment of truth: does your idea fit into a narrative short film? If you have simply ignored that your concept might be a better music video or interactive film than a classical short story until now, you must remember that the story gonna pick its format.
The Differences Between Voice Acting and Acting for Film or Theater Many people who have had experience acting in front of audience may find it easy having to transition from theater or film acting to doing voice-overs. This is precisely why many celebrities have also served as voice-over talents for some top-name brands and companies. But, the good news is that there is plenty of room for the right people in the industry of commercial voice-overs. You don’t really need to be a popular actor or celebrity to become a voice artist.
How Stories Change the Brain Ben’s dying. That’s what Ben’s father says to the camera as we see Ben play in the background. Ben is two years old and doesn’t know that a brain tumor will take his life in a matter of months. Ben’s father tells us how difficult it is to be joyful around Ben because the father knows what is coming. Dramatic structure History Freytag's analysis "Freytag's pyramid", symbolizing his theory of dramatic structure
12 tips to perfect the art of storytelling Kathryn Cave, editor, IDG Connect International Find the human story: A lot of written material fundamentally fails because it doesn't lead with the most interesting material. Usually with human stories the more emotive the tale and the more people can relate the better it will perform. People ultimately need to take a journey and identify with characters. Learn from old-school direct mail packages: If you really tell a good story and make people identify they will want to buy. There is lot to be learned from the really long, old-school direct mail packages which are written to a tried and tested formula.
23 Fiction Writing Ideas That Will Revitalize Your Story Posted by Melissa Donovan on September 29, 2015 · Refresh your story with these fiction writing ideas. Sometimes our fiction writing projects dry up. A Smart Script Primer for Short Films by Hollywood Story Consultant Julie Marsh - Polly Staffle - An Entertainment Website Specializing in Movie & DVD Reviews By Julie Marsh Special to PollyStaffle.com Shorts. There must be a million of them by now on YouTube. Despite the deluge of pet antics, never before has there been such a viable marketing tool for the creative professional. We are witnessing the birth of Guerilla Distribution and an influx of recreational filmmaking. As someone who’s worked as a writer on a number of award-winning short films and consulted on many more, I am sometimes asked for advice on story strategy.
Picking the Right Media for a Story - Berkeley Advanced Media Institute Tutorial: Picking the Right Media for a Story Introduction One of the toughest decisions a multimedia reporter must make is what type of media would best be used to tell a particular story. Should you shoot it in video? Would a photo camera and audio recorder to create a photo slideshow be better? Is this just a text story with a photo?