"Filmmaking Script To Screen Step-By-Step"will present a whole new way to make a living as a writer and filmmaker, using all of the tools available today on the internet. The information from the now out of print book "Developing Digital Short Films," will be combined with the "Writing A Great Script Fast Workshop." New story breakdowns include Avatar, Harry Potter, Breaking Bad, Downton Abby, Good Wife, Sons Of Anarchy, Mad Men, 300, Homeland, Frozen, Jurassic World and many more. This book will also cover how to self-publish a novel perfect for a future film deal, and how to use that momentum to get your film crowd funded on websites like Kickstarter. Choose between ebook, color, or black and white print versions. Example movie clips referenced in the book will be posted on MyFlik.com with teaching plans. New MyFlik Story App Coming Soon!
Are you a teacher in the USA interested in using this book in your class?Email me for more information on joining the teacher feedback team and get an advanced copy for free. Please put "Teacher Feedback" in subject line.
MyFlik Goes To UFVA Conference
A big hello to all the amazing film teachers we met this year at the UFVA Conference this August. Thanks for your feedback on what you want in the new book. Sherri taught a workshop on Saturday called "Teaching Visual Storytelling Fast Step-By-Step." MyFlik also had a booth and gave out lots of free copies of the new book to film teachers for feedback. Please send any early feedback tips to Sherri.
Writing A Great Script Fast DVD Workhop $99
I have been getting lots of requests for deals on the WAGSF Workshop. Save 75% off of the $430 Amazon price for a limited time. This is the lowest price ever. Great gift for any writer or filmmaker!
you want to be a filmmaker? Make
a piece of NITRO that you throw in the audience's lap and someone
will notice!" says Quentin Tarantino. What
great advice! Listen to some of the top directors tell you to just
make a movie if you want to be a filmmaker.
do not need to wait to get your project funded
- just make a movie - it's almost free now. I
would focus on the story first too. You could
shoot one scene from a feature script a week with
your friends on the weekend. Do the Writing
A Great Script Fast story development process
first to make sure your script works. Everything
else usually falls into place with a great script.
Boring scripts are like those "waves"
of bad films the directors in this movie talk
about below. Your script needs to be DYNAMITE!
To Write For 3D ........By
is the new Star Wars for this generation of digital
filmmakers. The visual fourth wall has just been
shattered inviting the audience to now be
in the film they are watching during a 3D IMAX type
viewing experience. As a filmmaker and writer, you
now have to consider things like Z depth, and how
your story can literally reach out and grab the
audience from the screen in full 3D glory –
every scene. New
the big April 2010 NAB edition of Student
Version Of MyFlik Going Up!
Welcome to MyFlik your online
microbudget movie studio and free film school.
We help you to develop, fund, produce, market and
distribute digital films and animations. This site
is still under construction, but feel free to look
around and see what is coming up next. MyFlik's
new website is doing a bunch of things that have
never been done before, taking a little more time
than we had planned. New phase coming soon!
How To Articles For Student Filmmakers Magazine
new series of articles by Sherri
Sheridan on story for digital filmmaking
began appearing in Student
Filmmakers Magazine in March 2009. This
new preproduction and screenwriting series
will continue throughout the year. The first
one was "10 Tips For Great Dialogue"
and the big anniversary NAB April issue
"40 Plot Points For A Feature Film."
A Great Script Fast Online Interactive
soon the whole 20 hour story development
process from the new workshop
will be posted online as an interactive
point, click and enter story engine. Video
downloads in Quicktime of the entire workshop
will also be available. This amazing new
interactive tool will help you to create
a great script fast online in a snap!
recently did a month long story
teaching tour throughout China with
lots of new movies coming soon from
this inspiring trip. The country
of China is now using the new step-by-step
process from Writing A Great Script
Fast in their film schools and production
companies as their new main story
Plot Points For A Feature Film
Plot Points for a basic feature
film explained in 10 minutes!
Storytelling Using Symbols & Metaphors
how to use Metaphors and Symbols in your films, stories and animations
from the new step-by-step "Writing
A Great Script Fast" DVD Workshop:
Plot Twists To Create Suspense
one big unexpected twist that happens in the middle of your story to shift
the main character(s) plot goal. Then add any little twists you can create
to each scene for a series of surprise reversals.
Use the twist
list in the movie below to brainstorm some twist ideas for your
New! How To Write A Script: Hero Journey Plot
A country wide story teaching tour throughout China took place in 2007 and 2008 by Sherri Sheridan. China chose Developing Digital Short Films for their official story, screenwriting and film textbook. Many schools and filmmakers across China are now using the story process from Writing A Great Script Fast, and Developing Digital Short Films, to make films millions of people want to watch. New version coming soon of this visual story process book called Filmmaking Script To Screen. A new story app using this step-by-step process is also in the works.
for all the emails! Please keep in mind that I do not speak Chinese and
get them translated first if you need a reply. Check out the new article in CG China on Sherri.
Special FX ...By
simple special FX shots to your film idea will make it stand out if
you can plan the story around them visually in a fresh way. How
to blow things up, makes things disappear, add lips to objects and how
to pull the perfect bluescreen with software file examples.
New Series of Articles coming
this fall in Student
Filmmakers Magazine. Longer versions of each article will be posted
on MyFlik.com with
extra FX story ideas.
Cheapest Feature? Modern 2D ...By
is the cheapest and easiest type of feature film for one person
or a small team to make these days? I would say a highly
stylized 2D animated Southpark looking cartoon. Why? Because
no one can say it does not look right or real. New
soon in the big April 2010 NAB edition of Student
Filmmakers Magazine! Longer versions of each new article will
be posted on MyFlik.com
soon with videos.
You Want To Learn How To Write A Great Script Fast? Story
is the hardest thing to learn for most digital filmmakers
these days since the technology has become so easy to
use and inexpensive. How would you like to write
a great script in about 24 hours while learning almost
everything you need to know to tell brilliant visual stories
for the rest of your life?
out the free sample 94 minute screenwriting class here.
along and create a great film or story idea fast! Download the Workbook
to edit. You can also use a notebook or paper and the Online
Workbook or watch it
along online at MyFlik as we write the final script and create a series
of evolving animatics for this new HD 3D animated supernatural feature
tale. We will be using Photoshop to create the storyboards, Adobe Premier
for editing the animatic, Maya for the 3D animatic and After Effects for
Heart String Marionette 3D Feature Film By MDot
Check out the new trailer for MDot's new 3D Film! MDot is a big fan of the writing process and idea generation tools from Developing Digital Short Films and the Workshop. Notice the preproduction book he has created. This is a great idea for promotion and revenue. This 3D film was made using Maya and ZBrush.
Goals To Keep In Mind
tell a story? Watch some sample movies below on Storytelling Goals, Creating
Themes and Using Symbols and Metaphors from the new step-by-step "Writing
A Great Script Fast" DVD Workshop:
you want to make a short or feature film? What ideas do you want to communicate?
What is the goal of this project?
To Use Invisible Story Themes
how to include themes in your films and stories in this free sample movie
from the new step-by-step "Writing
A Great Script Fast" DVD Workshop. What themes are you interested
in developing in your stories?