Story of Film – Episode 1 – Birth of the Cinema

Notes – Episode 1  The following material is from Wikipedia. Introduction Saving Private Ryan (1998) dir. Steven Spielberg A lie to tell the truth Three Colors: Blue (1993) dir. Krzysztof Kieślowski White light links the young and old Cinema as an empathy machine Casablanca (1942) dir. Michael Curtiz Lit like a movie star (highlights in her eyes) The Record of a Tenement […]

Film – Week 8 –Screenwriting

“Ali film script” by Zadi Diaz is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 “You can’t fix a bad script after you start shooting. The problems on the page only get bigger as they move to the big screen.” – Howard Hawks SUMMARY This week, like the many that have come before it, was tough. I spent my time organizing and running […]