Filmmaking / Directing : Five Tips for Better World-Building in Your Film by Richard "RB" Botto

Richard "RB" Botto

Five Tips for Better World-Building in Your Film

First Draft: Five Tips for Better World-Building in Your Film - MovieMaker Magazine
First Draft: Five Tips for Better World-Building in Your Film - MovieMaker Magazine
When most writers hear the term world-building, they often think of fantasy flicks and sci-fi stories, like Star Wars, Harry Potter and The Lord of the Rings. While these genres thrive on creating uni…
Amanda Toney

stephen king's quote, “belief and reader absorption come in the details." is on point. the details are what give films life.

Richard "RB" Botto

Nice, Joe...

Phil Parker

Nice, thanks RB. It's those details that can make a story world feel real. Good point in the article about not getting carried away with it, though. All it takes sometimes is mentioning an element in a scene and how the character reacts/ interacts with it.

Richard "RB" Botto

It's a fine line indeed, Phil. You especially see this in sci-fi scripts - overkill on building the world while the characters and plot are underserved.

Ezekiel Alexander Enriquez

nice

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