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Should You Storyboard?

Shark Week. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machines. Southwest Airlines. As legend has it, all three ideas came from sketching out an idea on a cocktail napkin. While there’s no way of knowing for sure if these stories are 100 percent accurate (or if a few cocktails helped along the way), creating visuals can lead to […]

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The Upside of Side Projects

Being a creative professional is a career path that’s less straight ahead, more filled with twists, turns and moments of highs and lows. Working in a creative field requires agility, quick thinking, and a sense of self confidence. It’s important for us to consistently improve our skills, refine our talent, and to remain attuned to […]

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Which Books are Good to Adapt?

As if writing a screenplay wasn’t hard enough, writing a screenplay based on a novel can be even harder. While you have the benefit of knowing the basic storyline and having, in most cases, a well-honed leading character, in other ways writing a great screenplay adaptation of a book comes with a whole host of […]

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The Power of Positive Thinking for Creatives

If you’re a creative person who’s experienced moments or even long periods of time feeling unsure about yourself or conflicted, you’re not alone. Creative people tend to examine the external world and to delve deep and ask questions that aren’t even on the radar for most folks. The payoff for their capacity to feel and […]

Five Scientific Discoveries That Need to be Movies

Looking for some inspiration or a subject matter you can really sink your hooks into? If so, all you have to do is take a look at some of the many real world scientific discoveries that have taken place over the past few years. There have been a number of massive breakthroughs that are so […]

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