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Category Archives: Feature films
Every year major film awards are made in the world the Oscar’s; the BAFTAS; EFA, Palme D’Or; BIFA, Sundance, IFFA etc. with much press coverage, celebrations, disappointments, box office boosts and some disbelief. However, what genre is most likely to … Continue reading
This BCre8ive blog looks at the importance of the screenplay in the debate about creating independent films, and why it is so often overlooked. The example of independent cinema discussed is the UK, but the issues equally apply in the … Continue reading
At the Children’s Media Conference (CMC) on Thursday 7th July I chaired a session on the prospects and future of family films being produced in the UK. On the panel with me were Pauline Burt(CEO Film Cymru/Wales); Ansgar Ahlers (director … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
The term, ‘genre’, is used widely by critics, writers, audiences, and those in the creative industries from painters to filmmakers and games developers. This term ‘genre’ is seen by many as an outrageous constraint on their artistic freedom and reject … Continue reading