Category Archives: education

Learn to Make Great Videos for next to Nothing

If you fancy learning how to make decent videos cheaply, come along to my course. It will involve watching videos, discussion, questions and answers, and practical exercises. Making videos is great fun, and it’s far easier and cheaper than you’d … Continue reading

Posted in acting, education, script, technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Learn to Make Great Videos for next to Nothing

A new Adelaide meetup group for Screenwriters

I’ve recently created a new local group for writers to meet every month. While the focus is to learn by reviewing each other’s work, we’ll also review other screenplays, share resources, and encourage each other on the journey. I’m really … Continue reading

Posted in education | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on A new Adelaide meetup group for Screenwriters

Internet Video Coach: a change of pace

My latest project is a bit different: a screencast DVD teaching computer newbies how to use the Internet. Most readers of my blog probably know most of the contents, but they’d probably pick a few things up. For more information, … Continue reading

Posted in education, technology | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Internet Video Coach: a change of pace

Fun with Special Effects

I’ve been playing around with editing recently. I’m using Sony Vegas Movie Studio: nothing fancy, but more than good enough for the basics. I got caught up in effects like fire, explosion and gunshots. It’s amazing how good they look! … Continue reading

Posted in education, technology | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Fun with Special Effects

An Education … for Peanuts

I’ve just finished Michael Hauge’s superb book Writing Screenplays that Sell. It’s incredible how much helpful information is packed into a single book. There’s no doubt I’ll be rereading it in time, along with the others I’ve already read. I’m … Continue reading

Posted in education | Tagged , | Comments Off on An Education … for Peanuts