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THE INDEPENDENT – AVAILABLE ONLINE

the independentApocalypse Films’ debut feature film, The Independent,  is now available online.  Australia’s preeminent film reviewing couple, Margaret Pomeranz and David Stratton called the film  “Charming… poignant… brave”. Continue reading THE INDEPENDENT – AVAILABLE ONLINE

10 REASONS TO STOP WORRYING ABOUT ADAPTATION

Are you considering the adaptation of a classic novel but are too nervous to write the screenplay? Are you worried about dedicated fans who may rip you to shreds online? Here are a list of 10 reasons that you should stop worrying and start writing…

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7 TIPS MAKING SHORT FILMS IN A FOREIGN COUNTRY

Making short films is difficult enough on your home turf even though you may have peers to call on, favours to call in, actors to call up –  but producing a short overseas is a different “hervidor de pescado”. (See Tip #3)

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STEPHEN CLEARY – WHAT AN AUDIENCE FEELS

Stephen Cleary – What an audience feels

The world’s screenwriting gurus inscribe pages of instruction to assist heroes, after their incident has been incited, to claim their personal elixir after victory in a supreme ordeal and a cathartic sacrifice. It’s noble work being the hero behind the hero. Aristotle knew it.

Stephen Cleary
Stephen Cleary addresses the audience at the VCA School of Film and TV in Melbourne, Australia.

International screenwriting lecturer and all-round story scholar, Stephen Cleary,

sailed from Australia’s shores, leaving behind the question ‘Has this focus on writing from the writer’s point of view led to better storytelling?’ Continue reading STEPHEN CLEARY – WHAT AN AUDIENCE FEELS