The October 2013 Log (featuring busy void)

October was a really busy month… outside of Mythomen. <tl;dr> 3 incredible new minutes of screenplay and that’s about it… Managing priorities The very complicated thing when working on a huge side project like Mythomen, is that when you have a very big load of work in your day job, it means that you are already exhausted when it’s time to work on it. October was a very busy month here at the Stupeflix HQ,...

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The September 2013 log (featuring AE World Conference, more designs, more screenplay…)
Oct15

The September 2013 log (featuring AE World Conference, more designs, more screenplay…)

<tl;dr> Visited Adobe at the Ae World Conference 5 new rough character designs Storyboarding v1.5 postponed A lot of great scripting work on animation tools by Maltaannon 17 new minutes of screenplay written (now 98 minutes in total) The Adobe AE World Conference To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Adobe After Effects, Adobe and the After Effects team joined forces with FMC to create a new yearly event called The After Effects...

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The August 2013 Log (featuring Character Draft, Screenplay and Scripting)
Sep05

The August 2013 Log (featuring Character Draft, Screenplay and Scripting)

<tl;dr> Wrote 34 new minutes of screenplay (81 minutes in total) Storyboarding v1.5 almost finished Characters draft started Roadmap adjustment Here comes the Sun August was a really shiny month here in Paris. What a perfect weather to work on the balcony, with a mug of tea, waiting for the sun to go down. And that’s been a very profilic month as I finally managed to break the 15 minutes a month speed barrier and wrote 34...

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Creative Process: How to Design a Story
Aug14

Creative Process: How to Design a Story

The Creative Process Episode 01 In this first instalment of the Creative Process Series, we discover how to design a story. This design process is the big-bang of story telling, the very first step into bringing life to an all new idea. If you just had a brilliant idea and want to know what to do with it, you should really click that “Read More” button ;) Episode one Writing a story, may it be for a novel, a play, a movie...

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The July 2013 Log (featuring Maltaannon, Scriptwriting and Video)
Aug09

The July 2013 Log (featuring Maltaannon, Scriptwriting and Video)

<tl;dr> Maltaannon joined the team ! Hourray ! 15 new minutes of story written (47 minutes of film done) Lot’s of behind the curtain work done (Sprites) Project Presentation Video An in depth article about production of a documentary That’s pretty much about it  Sine qua Maltaannon So Maltaannon joined the project team, and that’s awesome. Maltaannon lives in Poland, but we’ve already met in Paris a few...

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Adobe Story: The Great tool that could be Ace
Aug06

Adobe Story: The Great tool that could be Ace

I’ve made no mystery that my favorite tool when it comes to writing is Adobe Story. It’s a web application, sadly flash driven, that is included free with the Creative Cloud Subscription. I’m using it to write Mythomen and the only major grip I have with it as it is, is that I cannot write on my iPad. The web application is based on Flash instead of HTML5 so it’s a no go on tablets and smartphones. There is an...

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