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Big Story Colophon

col·o·phon: from the Greek ‘kolophon,’ finishing touch. 1. A brief description of a publication or production notes relevant to the edition.

The Big Story Colophon is a description or ‘finishing touch’ from the thoughts and ideas, insight and inspiration of poets, writers, filmmakers, producers, directors, artists, photographers, designers, painters, animators and performers…anyone whose vision or understanding of creativity, life and its wonders brings clarity or understanding to creating content…including you.
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How to Write a Screenplay

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts – BAFTA – has assembled a remarkable group of screenwriters and created a series of three videos in their “How I Write” series. The screenwriters discuss their working process from research to outlining and first draft to rewriting to provide you with insights about how to write a screenplay offering tips and techniques to get your screenplay underway.

 

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How do screenwriters begin a new project? BAFTA spoke to a range of leading experts who offer insights into their working process. Find out why David S. Goyer meditates, how food shopping helps Susannah Grant, and why long walks lead to Richard Curtis writing Love Actually.
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Interview: Werner Herzog On His Filmmaking Class at Masterclass

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“Werner Herzog On His Filmmaking Class At Masterclass”, an interview with Herzog by Marc Nemcik at Filmmaker Magazine, reveals Herzog’s approach to creating his methods for learning filmmaking online. The class, Werner Herzog Teaches Filmmaking”, features 20 video lessons to watch, listen and learn as Werner covers every aspect of filmmaking, from pre-production to distribution. An excerpt from the interview:
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Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2 Concept Art Released

 

Blade Runner 2 – Opening Scene Revealed by Director Ridley Scott
 
Denis Villeneuve’s “Blade Runner 2” is the sequel to Ridley Scott’s classic 1982 science fiction drama ‘Blade Runner’. Although Warner Bros. has released little about the film, it’s been widely publicized that three-time Oscar-nominated director Ridley Scott is set to produce the sequel to his own ground-breaking fiction classic. The film is set several decades after the 1982 original, with Harrison Ford reprising his iconic role as Rick Deckard. The first look at concept art for the sequel was released in July 2016…
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Ridley Scott’s Alien Covenant Stars Michael Fassbender, Noomi Rapace

 

“Alien Covenant” is the sequel to Ridley Scott’s ‘Prometheus’ and the prequel to the original ‘Alien’, starring Michael Fassbender reprising his role in Prometheus as the android David and reportedly Noomi Rapace, reprising her Prometheus role as scientist Elizabeth Shaw. The 2017 film also stars Danny McBride. 20th Century Fox provided the official first look at Alien Covenant during the April 2016 ‘Alien Day’. From the 20th Century Fox description:
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The Next Rembrandt – How This New Painting Was Created

 

Blurring the boundaries between art and technology, the organization “The Next Rembrandt” set out on a challenge to see if the great Master could be brought back to life to create a new painting. Together, ING, Microsoft and others collaborated on the project to use modern computer and imaging technologies that would re-create Rembrandt van Rijn’s inimitable style and technique. From The Next Rembrandt project:
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