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Film Industry News – The new YouTube Subscription Model and the Indie Filmmaker

Posted by Rich - 18th May 2015

YouTube have recently announced a new initiative to offer subscriptions to users to watch content, in return for viewing YouTube ad-free – akin to their music subscription offer ‘Music Key’. This was announced in a letter to all YouTube content … Continue reading


Creative Writing Learning Opportunities, Bristol

Posted by Chrissey - 1st April 2015

Today we’re focusing on creative writing courses, seminars and talks in the Bristol area. All of the events listed below take place, or start in April or May. Writing for Change – A six week course with a focus on … Continue reading


A Rundown of UK Zombie Experiences

Posted by Chrissey - 18th March 2015

Have you ever been up close and personal with a bunch of zombies? You might be surprised at how many opportunities there are! We’ve pulled together a few events from across the UK where you can run, scream and generally … Continue reading


Is cinema out of film?

Posted by Rich - 29th March 2013

David Curtis gives his thoughts on the shift towards Digital Cinema. David is a former film projectionist, and the creator of short films “Rollin’” and “Projector Death Rattle”. At the end of 2012, David was made all but redundant when … Continue reading


Faith Healers: The Flesh Angel – new Web Comic starts Monday 11th March

Posted by Chrissey - 10th March 2013

Tomorrow, in association with Hellbound Media, we’re launching a new regular action-horror web comic. Faith Healers: The Flesh Angel is a brand new adventure for Hellbound Media’s team of Nephilim (half-angel) medics, known as the Faith Healers. Here you can … Continue reading


Project Spotlight #3 – The Fitzroy

Posted by Chrissey - 18th December 2012

In the third of our crowdfunding project spotlights, we’d like to introduce fellow Bristolian film makers Liam Garvo, James Heath (producers) and Andrew Harmer (director), creators of The Fitzroy. This feature length black comedy is a highly ambitious project and … Continue reading


Chrissey’s Writing Tips #5

Posted by Chrissey - 9th April 2012

AS REAL AS CAN BE – Character Profiling and Development If asked what makes a good story, a lot of people would answer, good characters. We like to read about people we can empathise with or despise. A good character … Continue reading


Micro-fiction

Posted by Chrissey - 12th March 2012

I hope you all enjoyed the Ink Babe’s interview! One of the fiction formats they are including in their anthology is micro-fiction; short prose pieces with a story structure. For those who haven’t come across micro-fiction before, here’s a bit … Continue reading


Chrissey’s writing tips #4

Posted by Chrissey - 28th November 2011

BEGINNING, MIDDLE AND END – Standard plotting I’ve not done a post yet about standard plotting because it is something you can read about in many places. I’ve always found it easier to understand something if I know why I’m … Continue reading


Chrissey’s Writing Tips #3

Posted by Chrissey - 26th October 2011

Every writer wants people to read their story. My next few articles deal with the how to engage readers and keep them reading. This month I’m starting at the beginning.   GOING FISHING – hooking readers with the opening of … Continue reading


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