Most Recent Impact50 Updates

The Impact50 Formally Launches Today! Can you make a short film?

  We officially launch the filmmaking leg of The Impact50 feature film today. Calling all filmmakers from around the world, can you make a short film from a two page script? Join hundreds of other filmmaking teams as we collectively produce an extraordinary feature film to be released in 2018. What do you do? Select

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Lullaby written by Jane Hamer, Produced by Red Squares Kino

Directed by Natalia Filson under her Red Squares Kino production company, the film Lullaby written by Jane Hamer is now in post production. Pictures below:     Director Natalia Filson on the set of Jane Hamer’s Lullaby the day before production begins. The short is part of the Impact for Create50. Lullaby stars Heidi Nagel

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Write at the end by Ryan Harris

As the asteroid dust begins to settle, we can now look back at the impact50 competition that left a lot of us with a real emotional impact, some good some bad. For me personally the competition represented another lifeline after years of trial and error & error & error… With the impending feeling that maybe

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Stills from one of the first Impact 50 films…

A number of filmmakers have begun making Impact 50 films to test the site. To be clear, we have not yet launched the filmmaking stage. But you may have also seen that a number of filmmakers have started making films for The Impact 50 ahead of the official launch. This is to help us test

Read More »

Why I’m making a film for Create50 and you should too!

About two months ago, I began pre-production on my latest short film, which we aim to enter into the Impact50. Yes, I know the official filmmaking rules haven’t yet been announced, but if there’s one key piece of advice I’ve picked up from the Create50 and London Screenwriters’ Festival community it’s that you should be

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A Look In The Spec Pile: @Create50, THE IMPACT

Following on from Wednesday’s brilliant post by @ShoreScripts on spec screenwriting clichés, here’s a look inside in the Create50 “lock-in” for LondonSWF’s second crowd-sourced feature film, THE IMPACT. Basically, Team LSF – and some very knowledgeable guests – locked themselves inside Ealing Studios during bank holiday weekend. Over the course of the two days, we re-read

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Create50: Mind Your Language by Dee Chilton

We’re not taking about *@<!%*# swear words here, We’re talking about effectively communicating feedback to other writers. Regardless of the final outcome of our submissions, taking part in the Create50 initiative is one of the best free* educational processes writers could wish for. The stories are short and the system allows us to see all

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Top Tips

We asked some of the most active site members what were the most common notes they had seen, whether in feedback on others’ work or their own. These are collated and posted here as a handy reference guide and provide an invaluable tool to help you craft strong scripts. It’s interesting to note that these

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Building a Jigsaw by Dee Chilton

Like me, you are no doubt on tenterhooks waiting the find out if your script is one of the selections for Create50 ‘The Impact’ filmmaking phase – and I purposely do not phrase that as a ‘winner’ or ‘loser’. To me, we are all winners because we submitted to the process, we created amazing stories,

Read More »

The Impact50 Formally Launches Today! Can you make a short film?

  We officially launch the filmmaking leg of The Impact50 feature film today. Calling all filmmakers from around the world, can you make a short film from a two page script? Join hundreds of other filmmaking teams as we collectively produce an extraordinary feature film to be released in 2018. What do you do? Select

Read More »

Lullaby written by Jane Hamer, Produced by Red Squares Kino

Directed by Natalia Filson under her Red Squares Kino production company, the film Lullaby written by Jane Hamer is now in post production. Pictures below:     Director Natalia Filson on the set of Jane Hamer’s Lullaby the day before production begins. The short is part of the Impact for Create50. Lullaby stars Heidi Nagel

Read More »

Write at the end by Ryan Harris

As the asteroid dust begins to settle, we can now look back at the impact50 competition that left a lot of us with a real emotional impact, some good some bad. For me personally the competition represented another lifeline after years of trial and error & error & error… With the impending feeling that maybe

Read More »

Stills from one of the first Impact 50 films…

A number of filmmakers have begun making Impact 50 films to test the site. To be clear, we have not yet launched the filmmaking stage. But you may have also seen that a number of filmmakers have started making films for The Impact 50 ahead of the official launch. This is to help us test

Read More »

Why I’m making a film for Create50 and you should too!

About two months ago, I began pre-production on my latest short film, which we aim to enter into the Impact50. Yes, I know the official filmmaking rules haven’t yet been announced, but if there’s one key piece of advice I’ve picked up from the Create50 and London Screenwriters’ Festival community it’s that you should be

Read More »

A Look In The Spec Pile: @Create50, THE IMPACT

Following on from Wednesday’s brilliant post by @ShoreScripts on spec screenwriting clichés, here’s a look inside in the Create50 “lock-in” for LondonSWF’s second crowd-sourced feature film, THE IMPACT. Basically, Team LSF – and some very knowledgeable guests – locked themselves inside Ealing Studios during bank holiday weekend. Over the course of the two days, we re-read

Read More »

Create50: Mind Your Language by Dee Chilton

We’re not taking about *@<!%*# swear words here, We’re talking about effectively communicating feedback to other writers. Regardless of the final outcome of our submissions, taking part in the Create50 initiative is one of the best free* educational processes writers could wish for. The stories are short and the system allows us to see all

Read More »

Top Tips

We asked some of the most active site members what were the most common notes they had seen, whether in feedback on others’ work or their own. These are collated and posted here as a handy reference guide and provide an invaluable tool to help you craft strong scripts. It’s interesting to note that these

Read More »

Building a Jigsaw by Dee Chilton

Like me, you are no doubt on tenterhooks waiting the find out if your script is one of the selections for Create50 ‘The Impact’ filmmaking phase – and I purposely do not phrase that as a ‘winner’ or ‘loser’. To me, we are all winners because we submitted to the process, we created amazing stories,

Read More »