Monday Starters #2

A collection of links, fun and serious, on film and culture, to start the week.


Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s Theatre of Treachery from Electric Sheep Magazine
(not to be confused with his brother Herman, the co-writer of Citizen Kane)



Wounded is a Finnish independent feature film looking for funding

NB! If you have a film on Indiegogo or any other crowd funding website, let us know and you’ll be featured in the Monday Starters.


Screenplay Competition of London Independent Film Festival 2013
Categories: Best International Screenplay, Best UK Screenplay, Best Sci-fi/Horror Screenplay, Best Short Screenplay, Best Screenplay Pitch.


Settle Storytelling Festival 11-14 October

Defy Gravity with Responsible Fishing at Settle Storytelling Festival


Magnum on Set at the London Film Museum
The exhibition, which has never before been seen in the UK, hosts 146 of some of the most recognised film images in the world and original artefacts, including Eve Arnold’s Nikon, Inge Morath’s Leica as well as original props, scripts and costumes.

Film Studies


“I don’t know where to start. The only way to really describe it is to imagine that someone has dumped out five separate puzzles into a pile on the floor, mixed them all up, and told you to put them all together in one hour.”

On Writing


Stunning Photos of Silent Hallways in Majestic European Palaces

We wouldn’t mind if our office looked like this.


PRI Selected Shorts – short stories by famous authors read by famous actors.

Screenwriter on the Web


“Words may belong to one writer (eg author, poet, screenwriter, playwright, comedian, journalist, critic, scholar) but sentiment may be shared by more than one.”



Online cinema with an extensive collection of the best classic, foreign and independent films, with updates from international film festivals, and you get to share movie reviews, ratings and make your own lists.

The Big Combo on MUBI


My movie is born first in my head, dies on paper; is resuscitated by the living persons and real objects I use, which are killed on film but, placed in a certain order and projected on to a screen, come to life again like flowers in water.
– Robert Bresson



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