Film CD cover illustrates how Making short films has never been easier.

MAKING SHORT FILMS HAS NEVER BEEN EASIER

Making short films has never been easier. Cameras are smaller, lighter, less expensive and easier to use. A home PC and an inexpensive programme is all you need to edit, compose music and add sound and digital effects. Films can be uploaded on YouTube and a host of streaming sites. If you wants to take […]

Girl writing on a wall illustrates the 3 key elements of the great short story

3 KEY ELEMENTS OF A GREAT SHORT STORY

The 3 elements of a great short story are character, plot and setting.  Shorts are a puzzle the reader probably won’t work out until the last paragraph. They weave fine lines more than broad strokes. Short stories make use of suggestion, atmosphere, the subtly implied gesture. Every word is a soldier ant carrying twice its own […]

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Dalí, Buñuel and Making Short Films

Salvador Dalí and Luis Buñuel started making short films together when they were still students at university in Madrid in the 1920s – a century ago. After the first film, Un Chien andalou, Dalí applied what he called his paranoiac-critical method to co-write film No 2 – L’Âge d’Or. The film that was instantly banned […]