Archive for November, 2011

“Write What You Know”


A few tips on screenwriting.

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Created by Vancouver Film School student Bruce Balino through the VFS Writing for Film & Television program. Director: Darren Borrowman Producer: Wade Fennig Director of Photography: Gregory J. Brown Assistant Director: Jeevin Johal 2nd Cam Op: Theo Kim Sound Supervisor: Ryan Jackson Art Director: Ashley Bratkin Editor: Darren Borrowman Make-Up: Abby Cruz Cast: Sean Gilchrist, Jason Vaisvilla, Stephen Lebail, Sidika Larbes, Bruce Balino

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A father of two, sensitive soul, a self proclaimed slob, novelist, screenwriter and talented actor; Ethan Hawke is the thinking girls heartthrob. 16:22 Who can forget his emotional acting debut with Robin Williams in 1989s Dead Poets Society flaunting the rules and standing on his desk – he salutes his teacher with the line Captain, my Captain ? 16:36 Ethan Hawke encapsulates a kind of poetic, even bemused leading man. 16:45 A career highlight came in 2002 when he was nominated for an Academy Award for best supporting role in Training Day along side Denzel Washington. 16:55 2004 brought one of his best reviews – a complex performance in Taking Lives – co starring with Angelina Jolie in the hunt for a serial killer. 17:06 It was emerging from an unsettled upbringing the son of a 17 year old mother and 18 year old father, who separated when Hawke was a toddler that the actor found a refuge in school theatrical productions. 17:20 In a blissful life-high Ethan married fellow actor Uma Thurman. The pair fell in love while working on the futuristic DNA drama Gattaca in 1997. The couple have produced two children, a daughter Maya Ray and a son Roan, born in 2002. However, the two separated in 2003 amid rumours of an affair. 17:42 From scruffy philosophical slacker in Reality Bites to moody romantic lead in Before Sunrise, Ethan Hawke is now leaning more toward a career in writing. 17:51 With two published novels and a screenwriting credit under his belt, we can expect to see

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See the final presentation here!: www.youtube.com xP Yep, those were a lot of takes I recorded and had to pick the best few out of to send to Sapphire, who picked the best one to use in the final product. Just the later half of my lines because I thought “Oh yeah! This is for the finale! Gotta make it special!” while recording. I was behind on my monthly upload because I was busy (as of this moment, I’m roughly 2 months away from graduating with a BA in screenwriting), but this oughta make up for it!

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Want to finish your script by Labor Day? You Can! Coach with award winning prof. Marilyn Horowitz or take an online class 6/7-8/16/11

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