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Writing a Comic Book Script 101: Expert Storytelling Tips
Think comic books and graphic novels are just for kids? Guess again. Comic book writers are some of the smartest people in the writing game, creating rich stories that readers of all ages love.
How to Write and Format a Series of Shots in Your Screenplay
If you want to be taken seriously by Hollywood’s screenwriting elite, it’s important that your screenplay formatting is impeccable.
How to Storyboard a Parallel Storyline
Every book or movie has a storyline. But some like to double (or triple) the fun by introducing an additional parallel storyline – sometimes more!
How to Write an Amazing Film Synopsis (Step-by-step Guide)
After you’ve finished writing your latest Hollywood smash and put your pen down (or shut your computer), you might think your work’s done. But there’s one thing left to do: write a film synopsis.
How to Write Your First Short Film: Step-by-Step Guide for 2021
Short films win Oscars, launch careers, and delight audiences with tasty, bite-sized stories. In this post, we’ll show you how to write your own.
Video Game Storyboarding: Step-by-Step Guide for 2021
Creating a storyboard for your video game is a vital part of game design.
Animation Storyboarding: Step-by-Step Guide 2021
Storyboarding your 3D animation can help you nail down the story, saving filmmakers time, money, and stress before the production process begins.
The Coen Brothers' 10 Best Storyboards & the Stories Behind Them
The Coen Brothers are filmmakers with 18 feature films under their belt. In Hollywood, Joel and Ethan Coen are known for always working together in their filmmaking and sharing the credit for writing, directing, and producing.
How to Storyboard a Music Video: Step-by-Step Guide for 2021
Storyboarding your music video can help you nail down the story, saving time, money, and stress when your film crew starts shooting.
Martin Scorsese's Hand Drawn Taxi Driver Storyboards & the Stories Behind Them
The 1976 thriller Taxi Driver is among filmmaker Martin Scorsese's most successful and most iconic movies.
How to Storyboard a Comic Book: Step-by-Step Guide for 2021
Storyboarding your comic book can help you nail down the story, saving time, money, and stress when you start inking your comic panels
10 Best Ridley Scott Storyboards to Give you Inspiration
Ridley Scott is an English filmmaker known for directing Hollywood productions such as Gladiator, The Martian, Black Hawk Down, Blade Runner, and Alien.