Monthly Archives: September 2013

Playwriting – The Poor Man’s Art Form

Theater, especially black box, is most often an intimate experience, both for the audience and for the actor. Award-winning playwright Raegan Payne talks about her playwriting and what attracts her to this kind of storytelling. A Poor Man’s Art Form “I like being forced to tell a story with just dialogue and almost no resources,” […]

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Sean Breathnach on Filmmaking

A UNIQUE SENSIBILITY Writer and filmmaker Sean Breathnach has produced a number of short films and music videos in his native Ireland. In viewing a selection – both his and others – I can’t help but notice what I would call a unique sensibility. A knack for telling the small story with beauty, charm, warmth […]

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Irish Filmmaker Frank Kelly – Part Two

Last month I posted part one of an interview with Irish writer and filmmaker Frank Kelly. Several of his films are Derelict and 140. Today I follow up with part two: Kelly’s thoughts on the new wave of filmmaking in Ireland. Ireland has long been known for its strong tradition in writing and theatre. I asked […]

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Writing a Web Series

One of the core truths of writing a web series: it ain’t television or movies. Sure, they have common elements. As Mildred Lewis, co-creator of the web series Etiquette, says, “Good writing is good writing is good writing. Plot, character, setting, conflict, compelling ideas, engaging emotions all remain crucial.” That being said, the audience experiences […]

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