Between the Lines: The Fantastical Imagery in the ‘Paddington 2’ (2017) Screenplay

Writers Paul King and Simon Farnaby use a mix of sound design, animated illustrations and flashbacks to bring the thoughts of characters to life.

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Between the Lines: NFF Writers Talk About Their Short Films

I was fortunate enough to have a virtual chat with not one, but two writers featured in the strand: Mike Marriage with his dystopian drama Ghillie and Azhur Saleem with his dark thriller Muse.

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Between the Lines: How David Robert Mitchell Writes Horror in the ‘It Follows’ (2014) Screenplay

The surprise horror hit of 2014 is a truly terrifying film thanks to its central premise.

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Between the Lines: Creating a Visual Identity in the ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. the World’ (2010) Screenplay

Even with Wright’s brand of snappy editing and energetic pacing, it’s interesting to see how much of the now iconic visual style actually came from an early draft of the screenplay written by Bacall.

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Between the Lines: How Comedy Tells a Story Throughout the ‘Hot Fuzz’ (2007) Screenplay

Edgar Wright films are recognised for their intelligent use of visual comedy and snappy editing styles, where Hot Fuzz is rich with both.

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