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How An Artist Can Find Their Tribe by Markus Redmond

Film Courage:

You said something a moment ago…”find your tribe.” As someone who may have felt like an outsider (and I only say this because I’ve felt like one my entire life), how do you find your tribe? 526 more words

Filmmaking

Every plot hole, far-fetched coincidence and convenient happenstance in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

For a month now, Star Wars: The Last Jedi has dominated the box-office and divided the saga’s fans.
There definitely is much to say about the film but here, I’d like to focus on what I see as its most glaring flaw: a constant recourse to cheap convenient plot points to further its story, hence the following list. 2,081 more words

Film Theory

Pitching A Movie Idea In Hollywood

Pitching A Movie Idea In Hollywood – This is a series of video interviews with Film Courage guests on pitching a movie idea in Hollywood.  Each link goes to a corresponding Youtube video.   56 more words

Screenwriting

Romantic Character Archetypes by Author Pamela Jaye Smith

Film Courage: Are romantic comedies driven by plot or character?

Pamela Jaye Smith: As a genre that has three parts, the plot is just there. 469 more words

Screenwriting

What I Wish I Knew Before Starting In The Film Business by Carole Kirschner

Film Courage: Okay, so the Unwritten Rules of Hollywood, your book . Without giving away too much, from those who have read the book, what are some takeaways where they were completely surprised? 228 more words

Screenwriting