Posted by Richard "RB" Botto

Happy Sunday Creative Army!

I've got my coffee and hand and your weekly dose of content coming in hot - grab your coffee of choice and let's dive right in.

First up, the folks over at The Closer Look have put together a short video essay about how to create strong, memorable characters. This video uses Sherlock Holmes, Batman, Darth Vader, Bilbo Baggins, and Superman as examples. When writing, filming, or performing a character, The Closer Look explains how and why you think about the characters likability, activity (does the plot happen to them, or do they effect the plot?), and competency

Next up, Film Riot has compiled an epic list of free resources that will help you make your next (or your first!) short film. This video breaks down resources that will help you in every stage of production on your short film - from storyboarding in pre-production, getting creative with gear during production, and what software to use during post-production.

As always here at Stage 32, we love to share stories and knowledge with our fellow film fans. Know someone who would love this content? Share it with them! Tag them below! You can keep up with all of our content by subscribing to the Stage 32 YouTube. For more inspirational, educational, and motivational content on all things entertainment industry follow me on Instagram and Twitter @rbwalksintoabar.

Wishing you a very happy, healthy, & creative Sunday.




The Closer Look - How to Create a Great Character


Film Riot - Free Resources for Making Short Films



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