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Making The Watchers… There and back again by David F. Jacobson

The Watchers has been a long-time coming. A very long time coming. I wrote the first draft on June 8th 2015, it was then titled ‘The Watchers of Worlds’ – a nod to the astronauts being the only witnesses to a world both pre- and post-impact. Since then I’ve gotten a degree in history, encountered

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Joe Eszterhas Script for #Impact50 Goes Live…

I just got the email confirming that Joe Ezsterhas signed the contract for his #Impact50 screenplay that will open the film. Boom! We can finally share the script that we are shooting in the coming week, with the astonishingly awesome Olivia Williams playing the president of America. You can read the script HERE. All this coincides

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What Was the Idea Behind ‘Norah’s Ark’?

The brief was to write about peoples’ reactions in the 97 minutes after the Presidential announcement that life on earth was going to cease – in no more than 2 pages. What was the idea behind Norah’s Ark? I noticed a 25’ boat sitting on stilts outside a commercial garage in a village in Hampshire,

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A World of Silence by Lee Burgess

When we entered The Impact 50, I had a clear and unwavering vision in my head. This was not going to be a big blustering film, but a small domestic glimpse into the world of a little girl who has a very different understanding of life. We knew that a lot of people were crowd-funding

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The Hooks and Headaches of Becoming a Producer

“What if no one options it?” After the initial euphoria had waned, this was my focus. I couldn’t bear to think that my story, In Vino Veritas, had battled its way through over two thousand screenplays, only to possibly fall at the last hurdle and the more I thought about it, the more this potential

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Reflections… The Impact Of Our Words By Dee Chilton

Being involved in the whole script-to-screen process of our two short films, has taught me much about translating my stories for the screen, as well as what each team member involved brings to the party, be it pre or post production or on set. As others have already blogged, you cannot put a price on

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Making The Watchers… There and back again by David F. Jacobson

The Watchers has been a long-time coming. A very long time coming. I wrote the first draft on June 8th 2015, it was then titled ‘The Watchers of Worlds’ – a nod to the astronauts being the only witnesses to a world both pre- and post-impact. Since then I’ve gotten a degree in history, encountered

Read More »

Joe Eszterhas Script for #Impact50 Goes Live…

I just got the email confirming that Joe Ezsterhas signed the contract for his #Impact50 screenplay that will open the film. Boom! We can finally share the script that we are shooting in the coming week, with the astonishingly awesome Olivia Williams playing the president of America. You can read the script HERE. All this coincides

Read More »

What Was the Idea Behind ‘Norah’s Ark’?

The brief was to write about peoples’ reactions in the 97 minutes after the Presidential announcement that life on earth was going to cease – in no more than 2 pages. What was the idea behind Norah’s Ark? I noticed a 25’ boat sitting on stilts outside a commercial garage in a village in Hampshire,

Read More »

A World of Silence by Lee Burgess

When we entered The Impact 50, I had a clear and unwavering vision in my head. This was not going to be a big blustering film, but a small domestic glimpse into the world of a little girl who has a very different understanding of life. We knew that a lot of people were crowd-funding

Read More »

The Hooks and Headaches of Becoming a Producer

“What if no one options it?” After the initial euphoria had waned, this was my focus. I couldn’t bear to think that my story, In Vino Veritas, had battled its way through over two thousand screenplays, only to possibly fall at the last hurdle and the more I thought about it, the more this potential

Read More »

Reflections… The Impact Of Our Words By Dee Chilton

Being involved in the whole script-to-screen process of our two short films, has taught me much about translating my stories for the screen, as well as what each team member involved brings to the party, be it pre or post production or on set. As others have already blogged, you cannot put a price on

Read More »