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The Best Short Film Festivals – Part 1

The age of the short film festival has been with us for decades but has never been as popular as it is today.
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The Best Short Film Festivals – Part 2

The concluding part of the best short film festivals around the world takes us to Greece, Germany and the UK among others.
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The Different Kind of Categories at Film Festivals

When a director, producer or filmmaker decides to enter one of their films in a festival it is highly important they indicate and tick the right boxes what category their film belongs in.
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The Most Unusual Film Festivals

When people talk about film festivals then certain images come straight to mind such as beautiful Cannes or Sundance, perhaps even short film festivals for animation etc.
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How to Become a Screenwriter

As we all know many films are based on books by famous and non-famous authors, but they then have to be adapted so they are suitable for the big screen.
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The World’s Best Film Awards

There is hardly anything more glamorous than a film festival, and some of the award ceremonies around the world certainly capture the attention of the world media. Hard work should be appreciated, and the film industry is no different than any other in that respect. There are many film award nights that are held annually…

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The Best Ever Film Directors – Part 3

The third and concluding part of our blog to undercover the best ever film directors continues with David Cronenberg. So far, our list includes mainly American filmmakers and the dominance of Hollywood probably is responsible for this. However, we have also seen that countries such as Iran and Japan have also great directors that are…

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The Best Ever Film Directors – Part 2

Following on from our first blog on the best ever film directors we continue our quest to highlight some of the most elite directors that have ever made movies. It is not difficult to comprehend that the director creates a piece of work by molding the actors into a certain mindset and capturing their ideas…

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The Best Ever Film Directors – Part 1

There is no doubting how important a director is to a film; the director is probably the most important component in the makeup of a production. The director has the ultimate say and control over the film including editing, so even if a big movie star thinks they are the most important part of the…

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The Oldest Film Festivals in the World – Part 2

Readers of our first blog will recall that we crammed in a fair amount of information relating to the Venice Film Festival. Which holds the undisputed title of the oldest film festival in the world. This time around we turn our attention to another heavyweight festival, in the form of the Cannes Film Festival. The…

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The Oldest Film Festivals in the World – Part 1

There are film festivals held all around the globe. In fact, more and more festivals are cropping up each year with the ever-expansive movie-goer following in huge appreciation. Some are gigantic events that run for around a week, while others are smaller affairs that perhaps only last a day or two. Some cater for mainstream…

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The Best Film Festivals Around the World – Part 3

Continuing in our series of blogs talking about the best film festivals from around the world, we are now onto our 3rd and final part. Those who have read the first 2 will have seen we have covered some of the biggest, best and well-known festivals. As a reminder we reviewed Sundance, the Cannes Film…

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The Best Film Festivals Around the World – Part 2

In part 1 of our 3-part blog series we took a closer look at two of the very best film festivals, notably, The Cannes Film Festival and Sundance Film Festival. Sundance is on our list because of the way that it showcases some of the future Oscar winners and features a mix of talent that…

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The Best Film Festivals Around the World – Part 1

Film festivals have seen an upsurge in popularity recently. In fact, there are now thought to be over 3,000 festivals held globally every year. This series of blog posts will take a look at some of the very best, covering who’s who and what films broke through due to the exposure of these top festivals….

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What are the Differences Between Screenwriting and Script Writing

Screenwriting and scriptwriting are very commonly thought of as the same thing, but there are nuances between them. In simplistic terms one is only for cinema and the other for everything else. This is quite true, but there are several differences that also separate the art of screenwriting and scriptwriting and this blog will help…

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