Author: Craig Griffiths

Writer vs Filmmaker

Writer vs Filmmaker

Writer vs Filmmaker – what are you? I think it is important to perhaps establish some form of gradient for craft. A lot of people say they are “writers”. But that just means that...

Making your scene work

What a Scene Needs

How to make your scenes work. A good scene is more important than anything else. No doubt you’ve be told that you must grab a reader on the first page. Or that people can...

No Rules for Writing

The rules of writing.

Rules, Laws and Writing Gurus (ignore them). In life we crave certainty. It makes us feel secure. If you have ever studied Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, ‘Security’ is a base need. As humans once...

Likable Antagonists

Likeable Antagonists

Why should you focus on creating likeable antagonists? Because it becomes boring for your audience if you don’t. If there is nothing to like about your antagonists, your antagonists will be “one note” and...

Choosing the right camera

If you are like me and most people I know, you don’t have money to throw around on camera gear that isn’t going to do what you want. You need to be careful when...

Story vs Plot

Story vs Plot

What is the difference between story and plot? This simple question is one that a lot of writers have trouble answering. Mostly because the dictionary definition is based on each word individually and not...

BMPCC4K BRAW Yes RAW is here

The BMPCC4K ( Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K ) has been one of the most written about cameras in memory.  It was heralded as a future classic, providing amazing performance and image quality at...