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Editor Eddie Hamilton on working in HD

HD is a phrase used repeatedly, but not all HD is the same. What does 4:2:2 really mean? What does, compression, pixel ratio, 4K or 2K, 8bit, 12bit, 16bit, HDCam yada yada… What does it all mean? Watch world class editor Eddie Hamilton as he explains in great detail, what all those numbers, phrases and terminologies really mean to you the film maker – be you a producer, editor or director. It’s illuminating!

Phil Parker on writing for the Digital Age

Phil Parker looks at the skills of short film, and series, writing, and how they have become the essential writer’s foundations for the future. From web series, mobile downloads, and games, TV series and feature films how does a writer write in the new digital opportunities world?

Linda Aronson on being a 21st Century Screenwriter

In this 30 minute interview, Linda deconstructs the traditional three act structure and shows how 21st Century writers can powerfully use tools such as parallel narrative, flashback / falshforward, multiple lead characters, to write scripts and make movies that speak to contemporary audiences. The interview also includes an entire chapter from her groundbreaking new book, The 21st Century Screenplay, whcih deals with writers block. Make a cup of coffee now and settle into a mini seminar with a master of the art and craft of screenwriting. 


Script guru Chris Vogler on the Heros Jouney

We filmed this interview as Chris Vogler could not make it to the festival this year. His work on ‘The Hero’s Journey’ though his workshops and books has transformed many screenplays. In this interview, Chris offers insights into screenwriting in 2010, shares ideas on how the Hero’s Journey can be used as a tool to quickly build ‘pitches’ and discusses ideas on how to improve your writing immediately with unique 'tools'.

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