Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Art and Craft…of the Title Sequence

Part of my blathering, both here and in my accompanying websites (such as The Great Canadian Guide to the Movies & TV), is to consider and opine on the storytelling process. As a kind of minor example example of that … Continue reading

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Even Artists Must Respect the Craftmanship

In an earlier post, I used an up-coming TV series (sight unseen) to comment on some potential pitfalls in storytelling — to speculate on “do”s and “don’t”s. Which can be a kind of interesting topic, with two schools of thought. … Continue reading

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Reviewing radio drama — Trust Inc

Workers in Canadian film & TV often complain about how hard it is to get press coverage and reviews, squeezed in between the American releases…and radio drama has even more obstacles. So today I’m looking at a current CBC Radio … Continue reading

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The “Game Changers” of Canadian TV

I keep drafting essays I intend to post — but then a random comment in one will kind of drag my thoughts off in a whole new direction for a different piece altogether. This post ended up morphing out of … Continue reading

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Those Who Don’t Learn From Time Travel TV Series Are Doomed to Repeat Them…

And that cheeky paraphrasing of George Santayana’s oft-referenced admonishment leads us into today’s topic, kiddies n’ pals… Sometimes you’ll see books (or advice columns) about how to write great movies, hit movies, how to craft a great screenplay. But, you … Continue reading

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