How to Make Film Adaptations, According to Linda Seger

The Book The Art of Adaptation: Turning Fact and Fiction into Film Systematizes the Basics of Film Adaptations Linda Seger‘s books are well known among script lovers, particularly, Making a Good Script Great and Creating Unforgettable Characters, the two of…

Video-Analysis: The First Ten Minutes of THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS (Jonathan Demme, 1991)

During the first key 10-15 minutes of any movie, the audience takes a fundamental decision: they make their minds about taking the film’s side or just disengaging. 10-15 minutes is the amount of time that filmmakers, in general, have to…

Video-Analysis: The First Ten Minutes of BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID (George Roy Hill, 1969)

During the first key 10-15 minutes of any movie, the audience takes a fundamental decision: they make their minds about taking the film’s side or just disengaging.10-15 minutes is the amount of time that filmmakers, in general, have to set…