When's the 201 AS (UK) exam? Exams start on the 16th - the G322 exam: Thursday 19th May, 9am. Yr12 Study Leave begins after ? May (Yr13 from the ?)

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

CONBERGENCE MICRO-BUDGET Soderbergh iPhone movie to be self-distributed

From a great site for students of.film comes news of a true iconoclast further blurring the pro/am line with his own smartphone movie.

Soderbergh is an awkward so and so but an unquestioned auteur and 80s Indie pioneer, like Alex Cox bringing something of a punk attitude to 80s film a decade after the upstart Indie outsiders had become Hollywood insiders (Spielberg, Lucas, Scorsese, Coppola).

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http://nofilmschool.com/2017/07/steven-soderbergh-unsane-secret-movie-iphone

Sunday, July 16, 2017

BUDGET Cost of IP rights and screenplay

I'll add to this in time; first up a $5m novel rights example with Scorsese and DiCaprio attached - screenplay adaptation could cost the same again depending on how many writers are contracted to draft it:

Rights to Flower Moon – as it’s known to industry insiders – were snapped up by Imperative last year for a reported $5 million, and a script has reportedly been drafted by veteran Oscar-winning scribe Eric Roth of Forrest Gump and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button fame.

https://www.unilad.co.uk/film/leonardo-dicaprio-and-martin-scorcese-are-working-together-again/

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

WARP Meadows C4 Virtues continues the TV convergence

http://variety.com/2017/tv/global/shane-meadows-this-is-england-the-virtues-1202493233/