Max Effort, Max Reward

Another quiet weekend at home, with the snow disrupting my travel plans for next week, but hopefully protecting my family Christmas. And my trip to see my dear friends at Realm Pictures These are friends from my childhood, people I grew up with and grew my love of film and drama. And they are my talented inspirations. They've made a short film about film-making for the Pepsi Max It Legends competition. And I confess that, when I saw it, I shed a tear. Because it portrays the struggle of the indie film company and the hard work and dedication of so many individuals. And it's our story too. Check it out here....
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Starting

So, I'm back from holiday and I haven't written a word. Well, that's a lie. I scribbled a couple of rewritten scenes in my notebook and wrote about two thousand words of something completely unpublishable. And then I just can't concentrate on one thing at a time (as you may have noticed). But maybe this is a good thing? Michelle Lipton quotes Adrian Mead on types of writer: - The Martyr - full time movie writer - The Optimist - full time movie and TV writer - The Realist - full time screenwriter: movies, TV, theatre, radio, online, multi-platform, games So...it's good that I'm like the Energizer bunny on speed? And, if you're a green newbie like me, Bitter's 'How do I get started?' is a good summary of the complexity of hard work and determination required for this business. Okay...going to stop procrastinating now and work on my short ...
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