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Category Archives: Dramatic Worlds
This blog sets out the basic issues you need to take on board as an animator, writer or developer looking to explore and create in the new Virtual Reality(VR) spaces. VR is developing fast and the opportunities for storytelling are … Continue reading
“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
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
“We are thrilled to have won the “A Place Like Settle” competition” Deborah Hodges, Heretic’s team member. After three months in the BCre8ive Lab, which ran from October to December 2015, the ‘Heretic’s team emerged the winners of the Settle Stories … Continue reading
In looking for a genre framework in to which the Bond movies fit we have looked at the relationship and the investigative thrillers. This blog is about the other two main sub-genre – the Political or Conspiracy Thriller and the … Continue reading
In the last blog – ‘Is Bond a thriller?‘ I set out a basic framework for assessing whether a film was a thriller or not. However, at the end of the blog I asked the question – ‘Which type of … Continue reading
BCre8ve Mentor launches new course module this month. October sees the launch of a new level 3 module within the creative writing faculty at Anglia Ruskin University. Anglia Ruskin, in Cambridge, was started in 1858 by the famous art critic … Continue reading
In the week of the new James Bond film ‘Spectre’ Phil Parker looks at the thriller genre and asks is James Bond really a thriller? This is one of a series of blogs I am writing on genre to help … Continue reading
Back in April this year, I was listening to an international group of students pitch their ideas for TV drama series. And what I noticed was that the American students gave equal weight to setting and theme, plus characters and … Continue reading