Daniel YarbroughMissouri Film Connection

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eleventh lessonPosted by Daniel Yarbrough on 2018-02-26

I would really have liked this chapter on line production to have actually been about line production. Other than a brief summary of what Line Production is and a link to a much more informative interview with an actual line producer the rest of this chapter was really just overblow conjecture trying to hammer home the rather obvious point that your film has to make money so you can keep making films... Read More >>

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tenth lessonPosted by Daniel Yarbrough on 2018-02-05

Chapter 10 on building a climax to me was bit to common sense and over simplification of storytelling.  I can see where some new writers may need that instruction and spelling it out how to build to a climax... Read More >>

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eighth lessonPosted by Daniel Yarbrough on 2018-01-08

This was a good overview of the stages of production. I get the feeling that in a longer class environment each of the six stages, development, financing, pre-production, production, postproduction and distributing, would all get their own chapter with more detailed exploration but they are rather self-explanatory... Read More >>

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fifth lessonPosted by Daniel Yarbrough on 2017-11-21

The hierarchy of production is definitely one of the parts of film making I’m most unfamiliar with. I knew of course that there are many jobs involved in a film production but starting to actually break them down and see who is responsible is something I need to learn... Read More >>

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fourth lessonPosted by Daniel Yarbrough on 2017-10-22

Getting into the subject of writing is something I’ve looked forward to with these lessons. I find it kind of funny the topic of this chapter is Write What You Know when the course in explaining the idea also comes out against it... Read More >>

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third lessonPosted by Daniel Yarbrough on 2017-10-12

This chapter on Joseph Campbell’s The Hero with a Thousand Faces was an interesting read. Heroes and their stores are what I lean towards both as a fan and a creator so I find the subject of breaking them down, noting the similarities of myth and their importance very interesting... Read More >>

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second lessonPosted by Daniel Yarbrough on 2017-09-28

It has been a few days since I read the chapter but I found the second chapter of the course to be more interesting. While the topics in film history were only briefly touched on I thought there were all informative and interesting... Read More >>