Oscar Nominated Short Films

We’re all excited about Parasite winning Best Picture, obviously, but the Academy Awards isn’t just about feature films. They may not acknowledge TV like the…

Writing

The Rise of the Newsletter

They say all you need to be a writer, is to write. They say, if you write every day, you’re a writer. They say that…

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Case Study: The Cost of Blogging

There are a great many great reasons to have your own website/blog, and a great many providers able to offer you a simple templated solution…

Mobile Apps for Writers 2019

These days many writers rely on their mobile devices, their phones and tablets, rather than (or in addition to) more analogue stationary. Anything to get…

Bird Box

Story of a Script: Bird Box

Bird Box was written by Eric Heisserer, based on the book of the same title by Josh Malerman. While Eric’s previous adaptation, Arrival was a…

TV & Movies

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Thoughts on Joker (2019)

When Joker came out last year, I was in no great hurry to see it. I was curious, but not that curious, and the dialogue…

Oscar Nominated Short Films

We’re all excited about Parasite winning Best Picture, obviously, but the Academy Awards isn’t just about feature films. They may not acknowledge TV like the…

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NowTV Sky Cinema – Worth it?

I’ve always tended to dip in and out of NowTV, usually based around whenever there’s a prestige show such as Game of Thrones, True Detective…

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New Netflix Movies for 2020

Netflix Films was kind enough to announce their 2020 slate on Twitter, so I thought I’d list them all and familiarise myself with them. The…

Photography

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Filmmaking, Comics & Roleplaying

Alien Roleplaying Game Pre-Order

Ridley Scott’s Alien celebrates its 40th anniversary this May, and to commemorate it, Free League Publishing have opened pre-orders on their Alien roleplaying game. It…

Webseries: Relationshit

Relationshit is a comedy series by filmmaker, dog lover and online stranger-friend Ivy Jelisavac. It is about three housemates, trying to find love, and ending…

Others

It’s Been 84 Years…

It’s not been 84 years, it only feels that way. It’s been over seven months since the last post went up on Story Factory, back…

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Beyond the Event Horizon

One thing the diversification of our entertainment ecosystem hasn’t changed, is that it’s still not OK to like things, if the internet says ‘no’. Despite…