Script Writing

Without seeing what’s on the screen, Ria relies on music to create the movie world for her

One of my first experiences of a Hollywood movie was Harry Potter. I lived in Indonesia until I was 16 and didn’t speak English. I’ve also been blind since the age of five — the result of congenital glaucoma. I heard the story of Harry Potter for the first time from my favorite cousin. He …

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With three titles at Cannes, the Belgian film sector is riding high | Features

Three is the magic number for the Belgian film industry at Cannes this year. Filmmakers from the territory have directed a trio of films in Competition: Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne’s Tori And LokitaFelix Van Groeningen and Charlotte Vandermeersch’s The Eight Mountains and Lukas Dhont’s Close. Bad Boys For Life directors Adil El Arbi and Bilall …

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What are job hiring platforms?

Hiring platforms routinely screen out experienced candidates simply because they aren’t college graduates. Such systems also disproportionately penalize workers of colour, according to new research. With millions of openings going unfilled, a Harvard professor says companies should be looking for skills rather than degrees. OneTen is an organization formed by business leaders to help close …

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Stars & Fans React to Rebecca’s Emotional Farewell

[Warning: The below contains MAJOR spoilers for Season 6, Episode 17 of This Is Us, “The Train.”] Viewers said farewell to Mandy Moore’s Rebecca Pearson on the Tuesday, May 17, penultimate episode of NBC drama This Is Usand emotions were certainly running high. The episode focused on Rebecca’s final moments as friends and family gathered …

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Technology is making it easier to write and learn Chinese

Few languages are so associated with their written form as is Chinese. The mere mention of the language calls to mind an elaborate, beautiful and—to outsiders—mysterious script. The Chinese themselves are extraordinarily proud of it. Without a doubt, though, it is hard. Opinions vary on how many characters a user must know, but around 1,000 …

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How ‘Squid Game’ Turned Rage Into a Radical Hit—And Plans for Season 2

They told him no one would watch. In 2009, director Hwang Dong-hyuk tried writing what would become Squid Game as a feature film. It was a time of global financial crisis. Hwang himself was in debt, as were his mother and grandmother. But for all his efforts, he could not secure financing for a movie …

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Lasting legacy of theatre’s Renaissance man- The New Indian Express

The last enduring image of Girish Karnad I have is from 5 September 2018. With a tube near his nose, the sprightly polymath was wearing a placard around his neck reading ‘Me Too Urban Naxal’, to commemorate the first death anniversary of Gauri Lankesh— she was a journalist who was brutally murdered for her sharp …

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