Saturday, 25 March 2017

Mark Gatiss On Screenwriting

The Sherlock creator and writer on the mystique of screenwriting, researching period pieces and making comedy work with drama.


Friday, 24 March 2017

Thursday, 23 March 2017

The Pencil Trick Scene in 'The Dark Knight'

This is a comprehensive analysis of camera angles and movement of the "Pencil Trick" scene from Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight.


Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Chess in Movies

Chess is everywhere in movies, and it can mean a lot more than you may think. Let's take a look at chess and see what this ancient game holds for us in cinema.


Tuesday, 21 March 2017

How to Create a Great Twist Ending

Want to learn the formula to creating a great twist ending for your movie? Then this is that video.


Monday, 20 March 2017

Barry White on Making Love

"When a man is making love, the last thing he thinks about is war." ~Barry White


Saturday, 18 March 2017

Camera Angles and Movement

This is a comprehensive analysis of the "Sanchez's apartment scene' from Orson Welles's Touch of Evil, his second great masterpiece after Citizen Kane. The scene is a 12-minute one-take shot that was designed to be invisible. How did Welles pull that off?