Category Archives: Art of development

‘Can you Learn to Write?’

This blog is an extract from Chris Trengove’s blog on ‘Can you Learn to write?’  Chris is a BCre8ive Creative Champion, one of our team of experienced advisors who support our work on developing new ideas, mentoring talent, and creative … Continue reading

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Creating Great Children’s Content – Episodic Structure 1

This blog series follows on from the last of a series of development frameworks for narrative screenworks from mobile and short films to long running TV series.  The aim of this blog is to look at the structure for children’s … Continue reading

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Creating Great Children’s Content – initial questions

This blog series follows on from the last of a series of development frameworks for narrative screenworks from mobile and short films to long running TV series.  The aim of this blog is to look at the very first stage … Continue reading

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Creative Story Development 4 : Series

This blog is part of a series of development frameworks for narrative screenworks from mobile and short films to long running TV series.  The aim of the series is to look at the very first stage of development, when an … Continue reading

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Creative Story Development 3 : The Television Serial/TV Movie

This blog is part of a series of development frameworks for narrative screenworks from mobile and short films to long running TV series.  The aim of the series is to look at the very first stage of development, when an … Continue reading

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Creative Story Development 2 : Short and Feature films

This blog is part of a series of development frameworks for narrative screenworks from mobile and short films to long running TV series.  The aim of the series is to look at the very first stage of development, when an … Continue reading

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Creative Story Development 1 – Mobile/Web shorts

Development is a process of discovery especially in the early stages, what seemed like a great idea an hour ago when put to the test of a few simple questions may have some obvious limitations. The point is not that … Continue reading

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Why is Research is Central to Creativity?

Why research is important to narratives? Creatives research in order to be able to develop their work, to create worlds they have not experienced, and to avoid  actually creating something!. Research, and particularly interviewing people, generates the raw material from … Continue reading

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When Worlds Change – the BCre8ive Lab process

“BCre8ive has given me the opportunity to work inside the industry much earlier than I ever envisaged, so for me it’s all been personally very rewarding.“Paul McIntosh, writer of ‘When Worlds Change’. This blog sets out the journey of all … Continue reading

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Looking for Love…. or Not!

With only two, possibly three, romance films – ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’, ‘Far from the Madding Crowd’, and possibly ‘Focus’ – in the UK top 50 box office in 2015 this is a look at what makes a good romance … Continue reading

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