Most Recent Impact50 Updates

‘Be Prepared’ by Blue Tartan Films

A small team that started in the northeast of Scotland, which uses local people to produce short and public information films. ‘Be Prepared’ explores the dilemma faced by two Guide Leaders on whether to carry on camping or to tell the Guides of their impending doom, knowing that they are miles away from their families.

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‘School’s Out’ by Schooldays Films

School’s Out follows the staff and pupils at St. Mark’s (a fictional secondary school) as news of the impact breaks within a normal school day. Producer James Skinner works as Media Coordinator at a school in London, supporting pupils to make short films in collaboration with pupils from another local school. He enlisted the help

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The route to making our Impact 50 film ‘Ultimate Cosplay’

Yesterday, my two-page screenplay ‘Ultimate Cosplay’ finally found its way on top of a very high tower block in Tower Hamlets to become a short film. The story is about a group of friends that like to dress up in costumes (cos-play) who on learning a meteor will bring an end to life on earth,

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My Favorite Three Impact50 Scripts by Mark Williams

One of the things that has struck me – both writing and reading for this project – is how quickly we all jump to grand, sweeping gestures which may or may not be out of character – obviously we never get to see this for ourselves – but so many of the characters are looking

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The Impact50 Filmmakers Playground by Adam Harper

I’m delighted to have been asked to choose my favourite Impact 50 scripts. To make my selection I made my best effort to get into the mind-set of a director and ask myself whether the script would be fulfilling to bring to the screen. Ultimately, the one thing about all of my picks is that

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Impact50 Video Update… The Edit Has Begun (but you can still make a film)

  Stitching together up to fifty films, shot on different formats, different resolutions, different frame rates (this is the biggie), edited on different platforms, on Mac and PC… It’s a technical challenge of global proportions, never mind one of creativity! Chris Jones www.Impact50film.com Want to get a little bit more Impact? Here’s some related posts…

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‘Be Prepared’ by Blue Tartan Films

A small team that started in the northeast of Scotland, which uses local people to produce short and public information films. ‘Be Prepared’ explores the dilemma faced by two Guide Leaders on whether to carry on camping or to tell the Guides of their impending doom, knowing that they are miles away from their families.

Read More »

‘School’s Out’ by Schooldays Films

School’s Out follows the staff and pupils at St. Mark’s (a fictional secondary school) as news of the impact breaks within a normal school day. Producer James Skinner works as Media Coordinator at a school in London, supporting pupils to make short films in collaboration with pupils from another local school. He enlisted the help

Read More »

The route to making our Impact 50 film ‘Ultimate Cosplay’

Yesterday, my two-page screenplay ‘Ultimate Cosplay’ finally found its way on top of a very high tower block in Tower Hamlets to become a short film. The story is about a group of friends that like to dress up in costumes (cos-play) who on learning a meteor will bring an end to life on earth,

Read More »

My Favorite Three Impact50 Scripts by Mark Williams

One of the things that has struck me – both writing and reading for this project – is how quickly we all jump to grand, sweeping gestures which may or may not be out of character – obviously we never get to see this for ourselves – but so many of the characters are looking

Read More »

The Impact50 Filmmakers Playground by Adam Harper

I’m delighted to have been asked to choose my favourite Impact 50 scripts. To make my selection I made my best effort to get into the mind-set of a director and ask myself whether the script would be fulfilling to bring to the screen. Ultimately, the one thing about all of my picks is that

Read More »

Impact50 Video Update… The Edit Has Begun (but you can still make a film)

  Stitching together up to fifty films, shot on different formats, different resolutions, different frame rates (this is the biggie), edited on different platforms, on Mac and PC… It’s a technical challenge of global proportions, never mind one of creativity! Chris Jones www.Impact50film.com Want to get a little bit more Impact? Here’s some related posts…

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