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Showcasing the best of Crime and Mystery Stories and Films from around the world.

Best Scene CRIME Screenplay – HICK, by by Marianna Moneymaker

  This story is inspired by the real-world relationship between reporter Lorena Hickok (Hick) and Eleanor Roosevelt. It’s 1932 New York City when Associated Press crime reporter, Lorena Hickok’s next assignment brings her to a crossroads and she must choose: … Continue reading

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TV CRIME 1st Scene of CELTIC BLOOD, by Richard William Masterson

 When a young man released from jail returns to take back control of his drug operation he’s forced to travel from Dublin to New York on a high-stakes mission. Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama CAST LIST: Narrator: Laura Kyswaty Michael Mullan: … Continue reading

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August 2017 CRIME/MYSTERY Stories, Screenplays, and Short Films

Submit your Crime/Mystery Screenplay or Film to the Festival Today: http://crimemysteryfestival.com   1st SCENE CRIME Screenplay – THE BIRTHING FIELD August 2017 Readingby Robert Thorpe 1st SCENE HORROR Screenplay – SILHOUETTE August 2017 Readingby Lukas Hassel LGBT TV PILOT Screenplay – … Continue reading

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Interview with Storyboard Artist Robert Castillo (X-Men: Apocalypse, Star Wars: Episode VII)

Originally posted on Matthew Toffolo's Summary:
Award winning Director, Animator and Illustrator and Storyboard Artist Robert Castillo discovered his passion for art and illustration at the tender age of five. Nicknamed “Sketch”, Castillo would draw his way through his…

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The ART of ART DIRECTION and PRODUCTION DESIGN in the movies.

Originally posted on Matthew Toffolo's Summary:
ART DIRECTING FILMMAKING NOTES Production Design – the domain of the art director – is the visual art and craft of cinematic storytelling. The most important job that no one outside teh industry…

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Art Department Interviews

Originally posted on Matthew Toffolo's Summary:
Read interviews from top people working in the Art Department in the movie industry today. Production Designers. Art Directors. Storyboard Artists. Costume Designers.  Interview with Oscar Nominated Production Designer Anne Seibel (Midnight in…

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Interview with Production Designer Maria Djurkovic (Oscar Nominated – The Imitation Game)

Originally posted on Matthew Toffolo's Summary:
Maria Djurkovic is one of the most talented Production Designers in the industry today. She has created a multitude of worlds in many critically acclaimed movies and TV shows, including: Sliding Doors (1998),…

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