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)
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
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.
Between Allegory and Seduction: Perceptual Modulation in Battlestar Galactica by Enrica Picarelli
“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.”
Screenwriter on the Web
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