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Posted: Nov 30, 2016 Hosted By: Jeff York Guest: Kent Williams

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Page 2 Screen podcast # 47 (NOCTURNAL ANIMALS)
11/27/16

 

"Nocturnal Animals" presents a beautiful world filled with brutality.

 

Tom Ford may have come from the world of fashion and beauty, but his latest movie entitled "Nocturnal Animals" is all about ugliness. Susan (Amy Adams) may be rich and glamorous, but her life is cold and lonely. Her art gallery is bleeding cash, her marriage is marred by infidelity, and she covers her shame in artifice. Then her ex Edward (Jake Gyllenhaal) sends her the new novel he's written, dedicated to her. As she reads, Susan realizes his fiction is a metaphor for their reality 20 years earlier. And the brutality in his story echoes that which ended their marriage. Tom Ford writes and directs this multi-tiered story with extraordinary attention to every word and detail. He's a true artist, provoking his audience with a controversial work as exquisite as it is unsettling.

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Posted: Nov 24, 2016 Hosted By: Jeff York Guest: Christopher Dewan

"Westworld" is an enigmatic mystery that keeps us guessing.

 

The new HBO series does more than just re-imagine Michael Crichton's 1973 cult movie "Westworld" as a deeper and more philosophical examination of modern technology. It also confounds most of the rules of narrative in a television series. Almost every character at work and at play in the westernized adult theme park remains enigmatic eight hours into the 10-episode season. Multiple timelines may be at play, though they've yet to be clearly stated. And just what the maze at the center of the show means is anybody's guess. Maybe because so much is left to the viewer to decide and decipher, it's become the ‘water cooler' show of the fall season. Is it about robots becoming human, or God complexes or something else? Hard to say, but no matter where it's all going, it is utterly enthralling television. And we anxiously await its answers.

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Posted: Nov 24, 2016 Hosted By: Jacob Krueger

An excerpt from Jacob Krueger's podcast: 

 

"... So learning how to write a successful screenplay is not actually just about learning how to write a good screenplay, it's learning how to know what compromises you can make and what compromises you cannot. Which imperfections your audience will accept, which imperfections are going to pull them out of the story.


In many ways, the success or failure of your movie all boils down to one really simple concept: Feeding The Genre Monster."

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My True Colors Film Festival The My True Colors Festival is a two week event promoting cultural diversity by presenting works for and by underrepresented LGBTQ storytellers throughTheater, Film, Original Web Series Byron Bay International Film Festival Screening films of all genres from all over the world. First Scene and Short Screenplay Festival In the first 10 pages the writer needs to let the reader know in general terms what the story is about, and what is at stake. Set the tone of what world and genre the writer has created Mill Valley Film Festival Offering a high profile, non-competitive environment to celebrate the best in independent and world cinema.  Short & feature categories: narrative, doc, experimental, animation, childre Joss Whedon Screenwriting Talk - Impossible Event The Impossible Network recently interviewed Joss Whedon (The Avengers) and he did not disappoint. This 25 minute interview is full of fantastic advice for screenwriters.

Find the full transcript of the interview below!

http://news.impossible.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Joss-screenwriting-talk.pdf
College Town Film Festival The College Town Film Festival is happy to be entering it's fourth year. Along the journey, we have met talented filmmakers and artists. Our first stop is Penn State. Glass Page Books Small Press Lakeshore Entertainment Lakeshore Entertainment is one of the leading independent production, finance and international sales and distribution companies. Founded in 1994 by Chairman and CEO Tom Rosenberg, Lak Port Townsend Film Festival Port Townsend, 60 miles north of Seattle, is a favorite resort destination town. We’re a well educated, articulate bunch and we’ve loved and supported independent film here for 16 years Salt Lake City Film Festival Empowering independent filmmakers through exhibition, community engagement, education, and resource management Illinois Film Office Illinois is a world class film destination!  Check out our location, from the beautiful, iconic Chicago skyline and 58 mile lakefront to the gritty back alleys and unique historic neigh Moving Media Corporation Creative Movie Development and Production Grace Talent Agency Grace Talent is a talent and literary agency based in Beverly Hills, California. We represent Commercial, Film, Literary, and Television. We believe in cultivating a relationship that Aspen Film Location scouting/managing, line producing, production managing and real people casting on national commercials, print campaigns, features and industrials. Idaho Film Office Idaho is a land of wid-open spaces, small towns and friendly, helpful natives. It also has some of the most diverse topography is the US, so chances are you can "fake it" in Idaho! SAG-AFTRA SAG-AFTRA represents approximately 160,000 actors, announcers, broadcast journalists, dancers, DJs, news writers, news editors, program hosts, puppeteers, recording artists, & singers. ShockerFest International Film Festival ShockerFest is the best in Independent Horror, Sci-Fi & Fantasy Films. We have had a wonderful audience reception of the festival and the films. The films just get better and better Female Filmmakers Initiative Resource Map We’ve created this database as a central information storehouse of the opportunities and programs available to U.S.-based women filmmakers. Max Timm's, The WishKeeper Audiobook Serial - Chapter 3

Welcome back to The WishKeeper serial podcast, and thanks for coming back! I guess that means I did something right in the first episode. Let's keep going with Shea's story - it's barely just begun. We last saw Shea dealing with not only remembering a difficult past, but managing her boring and monotonous day-to-day life. The argument with her dad at the end of Chapter 2 is just a very brief glimpse into their relationship, and really just the tip of the proverbial iceberg where they're concerned. Their relationship is a bit of a powder keg because neither of them have dealt with the loss of Shea's mom very well. Shea just wants to forget, and Beren needs to hold on. And even though we all deal with loss differently, Shea and Beren have allowed their processes to push each other away.

 

Stay tuned after this episode is over. We're moving on to Chapter 3, and yes, this episode will contain only one chapter, but that's because Chapter 3 is kind of an epic one, and a very interesting one for me to write. At the end of the episode, I'll give more insight into my process of writing this chapter. It's rarely easy getting exposition across in a quick and succinct way, and since I have built a rather huge universe in this book, there is a lot to cover. Little by little, I reveal bits about the world, so listen in. Pay attention. And hopefully you become as enamored with my wishing world as I have. So let's dive in and get back to Shea and see what kind of trouble she's about to get into.

 

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