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Coffee & Content: What Is An Antagonist?

Happy Sunday, Creative Army! Have you had a creative weekend so far? I have some content here for you that is sure to get the creative juices flowing, so grab your coffee, and let's dive in. First up, in this video from StudioBinder, they’re looking at one of storytelling’s most crucial elements, the antagonist, including breaking down the 7 types of antagonists, their characteristics, and their functions in a story. Unlike the protagonist, who is usually a character, an antagonist can be ma...

Coffee & Content: What Is An Antagonist?

How To Produce An Audio Drama

Audio dramas are a fun way to bring your project to life without the cost of television production. Think War of the Worlds. When radio was the only medium available to digest content from, dramatic shows gained popularity but fell to the wayside with the introduction of visual media. However, with the introduction of podcasting and its resulting popularity, audio dramas are making a comeback. I published my first novel, Day After Disaster, in 2014. It became book one in a series of novels ti...

Sara Hathaway
Sara Hathaway
6 days ago
How To Produce An Audio Drama

What Kind Of Thinker Are You?

Too many people are not learning how to learn, how to actually think, and how to communicate their thoughts. Reasons range from distraction by tech, lowering of educational standards, or denial of access to learning. In oppressive systems, it can lead to the actual removal of the learned, the artists, and the thinkers. The Ageless Wisdom posits that “The next war for humanity will be fought on the Mental Planes”. That sure seems to be happening now. Let’s look at three levels of thinking and s...

What Kind Of Thinker Are You?

Waiting Until Post-Production To Hire A Film Publicist Will Cost You

Most independent filmmakers forgo hiring a unit or film publicist in pre-production. There are many reasons they do this, but the most common one is that they don’t think they have it in their budget. The truth is filmmakers can’t afford to make that mistake. Planning your publicity strategy in pre-production will give your film its best chance at success. Here’s a deeper look into why independent filmmakers should have a film publicist on their team from the get-go. Procrastination Gets Yo...

Tamaryn Tobian
Tamaryn Tobian
8 days ago
Waiting Until Post-Production To Hire A Film Publicist Will Cost You

Executive & Screenwriter Wrap Production On Pilot After Connecting Through Stage 32!

So, we're on set filming the pilot episode. On the monitor, we're watching a corporate meeting devolve into a hilarious gunfight. Yet, all I can think is that I owe this entire ridiculous situation to RB and STAGE 32. Let me explain. Stage 32 is a fantastic platform for curating and connecting new, up-and-coming writers and filmmakers with entertainment professionals like me. My absolute favorite offering from Stage 32 is their consulting service. It allows me to interact with a writer in a mo...

Harry Lowell
Harry Lowell
9 days ago
Executive & Screenwriter Wrap Production On Pilot After Connecting Through Stage 32!

The Importance Of Transparency In Film Finance

In the captivating world of filmmaking, securing financing is often a pivotal step in bringing creative visions to life. However, the process of finding suitable investors can sometimes resemble navigating a maze filled with hidden pitfalls. In recent years, the call for transparency in film finance has grown louder, and for good reason. Filmmakers, both seasoned professionals, and aspiring creators, are frequently approached by individuals or entities offering funding opportunities that appea...

Jack Binder
Jack Binder
10 days ago
The Importance Of Transparency In Film Finance

The Lowdown On Your Stage 32 Education Library

Hello, Creative Community! I'm Sydney Summers, and I'm thrilled to be part of the education team here at Stage 32. If we haven't had the pleasure of meeting yet, allow me to extend a warm hello! Today, I'm excited to share some fantastic education updates that we've recently implemented on the Stage 32 platform. Now, all your education purchases, including classes, labs, and webinars, can be found conveniently housed in 'My Library.' To ensure you make the most of these enhancements, I've pr...

Sydney Summers
Sydney Summers
11 days ago
The Lowdown On Your Stage 32 Education Library

Coffee & Content: Filming With No Crew

Happy Sunday, Creative Army! First, congratulations to all of you who have already participated in our monthly Introduce Yourself Weekend! Thousands of connections have been made between entertainment creatives and professionals from around the globe. Whether you are a long-time member or brand new to Stage 32, take a moment to pop over to the Introduce Yourself Lounge and say hello before the end of the weekend. First up, in this video from In Depth Cine, they’re breaking down how Jonathan...

Coffee & Content: Filming With No Crew

How To Have An Epic Q&A About Your Film At Festivals

It is thrilling after all your work on a film, to have the exhilarating experience of a dynamic and successful Q&A at a film festival with a packed audience. Conversely, most of us have experienced the shock of seeing a Q&A where no questions were asked. Worse is having your short-screened with others and ending up the only one not having a question asked after hearing, “Well, guys, that’s all we have time for as the next film is coming in.” You Can Pack Those Screenings You can have jammed-p...

How To Have An Epic Q&A About Your Film At Festivals

The Importance Of Location Management In Your Productions

Have you ever wondered how movies and TV shows find all of the amazing and unique locations in which they are shot? Or how the production gains access to these locations once they are identified? Moreover, once a production has access, how does it operate safely and responsibly, even if cars crash, helicopters fly, or houses explode? And who ensures that locations are left in as good a shape, or even better, than they were found, so property owners feel good about the experience? These questions...

The Importance Of Location Management In Your Productions