This is probably floating around already but this poster is so stimulating.


This is probably floating around already but this poster is so stimulating.





There is no quicker way to make a producer put it down.

Except there probably are quicker ways.

But I’m not thinking of it right now.


50 Greatest HBO Characters
“Bad books on writing tell you to ‘WRITE WHAT YOU KNOW’, a solemn and totally false adage that is the reason there exist so many mediocre novels about English professors contemplating adultery.”

Joe Haldeman (via thegodawfulgatsby)


(via youvegotbeauty)

…and screenplays about awkward writers moving to Los Angeles.

Writing what you know is useful in direct proportion to how interesting what you know is. If you don’t know anything interesting, go learn something!

(via annerocious)

(via annerocious)


You Be The Jury: Vote Now On Festival Films Screening Online


This summer the Estorick Collection presents ‘The Years of La Dolce Vita,’ an exhibition which explores one of the most fertile periods in contemporary Italian cinema and the simultaneous explosion of celebrity culture. The eighty photographs capture the dolce vita (lthe sweet life) enjoyed by Italian movie stars and Hollywood ‘royalty’ working in Rome during the 1960s.

The 1950s and ’1960s were a golden era in Italian film when directors such as Michelangelo Antonioni, Pier Paolo Pasolini and Federico Fellini produced some of their best known movies, including the latter’s iconic ‘La Dolce Vita’ (1960). Hollywood stars John Wayne, Charlton Heston, Lauren Bacall and Liz Taylor, to name but a few, frequented the capital as American filmmakers were lured to Rome by the comparative inexpensiveness of Cinecittà studios, and it was here that such epic productions as ‘Ben-Hur’ (1959) and ‘Cleopatra’ (1963) were shot. In the evenings, however, the focus of Rome’s movie culture — as well as the lenses of its paparazzi — shifted to the bars and cafes lining the city’s exclusive Via Veneto and the popular haunts of glamorous celebrities such as Alain Delon, Kirk Douglas and Audrey Hepburn, transforming Rome’s streets into an open-air film set. Art Tattler: On the Set and behind the Scenes in the Time of ‘La Dolce Vita’

Estorick Collection
39a Canonbury Square
+44 20 7704 9522
The Years of La Dolce Vita
April 30-June 29, 2014

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Julie Gearey (scriptwriter)

There are many schools of thought regarding just exactly what makes the “perfect” screenplay – many would argue that no such thing exists. But there are a handful of screenplays out there that come pretty damn close to perfect, all of which make essential reading for anybody who hopes, dreams or has even fully-realized their dreams of screenwriting as a professional.

Useful Apps for Creatives



With almost everyone owning smartphones and tablets nowadays, the New York Film Academy decided to compile a list of some of the top apps on the market for creatives. We’ve narrowed these apps into their distinctive fields. Enjoy and let us know what you think!