What Rookies Must Know Before Submitting Movie Scripts

You have a movie script which you believe would get the attention of movie enthusiasts, critics, eagles, pundits and record a box office hit! Where do you go from here?

The Down Play of Child Stars in Nollywood Movies

Actors, with more emphasis being placed on the High flyers, are celebrated in Top ranking Movie Industries in the the world. Child stars have also been incorporated into their success stories but unfortunately, the same can’t be said of their counterpart “Nollywood.”

Beavis and Butthead – Modern Stapstick With a Good Dose of Stupidity

“Beavis and Butthead” is an animated series that ran primarily on MTV between 1993 to 1997. It still has a large cult following and reruns air on MTV and Spike Television. The show is proof that it takes very little to make us laugh and could be considered modern slapstick merged with a good dose of stupidity. Its followers seem to be primarily male, and women seen to only recognize it’s stupidity to the detriment of it’s humor and genius.

Who Creates Movie Ratings?

The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) has controlled the film industry, including movie ratings, since its advent in 1922. The ratings system itself was not organized until the late 1960’s however. Prior to that the movies had a standardized rulebook for thhings they could and could not do.

Tunde Kelani – A Legend in Nollywood

Not many movie practitioners have made an impact in Nollywood, let alone on the International front. However, one man stands shoulder high above the lot. Tunde kelani has over time, braved all odds to get to where he is today.

History of the Television’s Creation

Television is already one of the common things we can find in a house these days. The television was developed by several inventors from 1860’s-1900’s.

How to Develop an Idea For a TV Programme

This is the first major step you’d have to take. Write down everything you know about the idea as it comes to you. Writing is mentally sapping and highly demanding. Most don’t like writing because they don’t like the act, don’t feel like it, can’t express their thoughts in a logical and coherent manner, or are just to busy to do such. If that’s the case, then get someone else to do it for you. What you might scribble down on paper might be a page or less or more, depending on how big, complex your ideas are. The important thing is to have it written down.

Beavis and Butthead on Music

Beavis and Butthead is an animated series produced in the 1990s and closely associated with MTV, where it primarily aired and where reruns occur today. Beavis and Butthead are two heavy metal loving teenagers who have a complete lack of social skills, are amazingly rude to everyone on the show including each other, and have neither work ethic nor any other ethics.

MOMA and Tim Burton – It Was Only a Matter of Time

Tim Burton has given us Batman, Sweeney Todd, Mars Attacks, Beattlejuice, Edward Scissorhands plus many more films that always peeks your interests. This creative mind has a distinctive style and approach to movie making. Not only has he reinvented Hollywood film making using his personal vision, Tim Burton has also influenced a generation of young artists. Most of his films are dark and humorous, the signature settings for his films oh and stars Johnny Depp!

Nollywood in 2010

Nigeria’s growing movie industry has been one of the most progressive industries in the whole world in terms of producing movies. It produces more than 2000 movies annually and is now considered the third largest movie industry in the world today following the footsteps set by Hollywood of the United States and Bollywood of India. With only a budget of $10k-20k each film is produced and shoots for barely a week or two.

Are You Ready For a New Halloween?

What are you thinking? It’s not a challenge. But it’s time for the review of a second chapter of the “Halloween” saga’s remake. The original horror masterpiece was produced and directed starting in 1978 by the director John Carpenter, (one of the best horror directors ever). The remakes are directed by Rob Zombie, a new director but a really talented one.

Why Avatar is Another Blockbuster

A movie’s name and release date add up to numbers. These will either help or hinder its success at the box office. With “Avatar”, James Cameron has hit the jackpot once again.