Posted by Richard "RB" Botto

Happy Sunday Creative Army!

Here's hoping you have had a productive and creative weekend so far. I've got a full pot of coffee and some piping hot content coming your way.

First up, we all know that music can be a powerful way to drive story. In our first piece of content from Studio Binder, they discuss how filmmakers use "needle drops", or bits of popular music at strategic moments, to create impactful, memorable moments. From the toe-tapping 80's throwback soundtrack of Guardians of the Galaxy to the iconic parade scene in Ferris Buellers Day Off - this video covers all genres of film and music collaboration. 

Next up, the folks over at Vanity Fair challenge action-adventure screenwriter Emily Carmichael (Jurassic World: Dominion (2021), Pacific Rim: Uprising) to write a scene in seven minutes. Follow along with Emily's screenwriting process, and learn how to overcome tight deadlines in the process. Looking for a Sunday project? Challenge yourself to write your own 7-minute scene. Join in the comments below to suggest prompts and characters for your fellow screenwriters! 

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Studio Binder - What Fuel's the Best Movie Soundtracks?


Vanity Fair - Hollywood Screenwriter Attempts to Write a Scene in 7 Minutes


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