Hitch on Pure Cinema

“Photographs of people talking… bares no relation to the art of the cinema.”

That quote alone makes this clip of Hitchcock wisdom worth watching.

Will your screenplay result in “photographs of people talking”?
Or will it instead be pure cinema?

Another nice one: “Tell the story visually and let the talk be part of the atmosphere.” Hitch also responds to his being ‘canonized’ by the leaders of the French avant garde.

Expect a lot more of Hitchcock goodness on Wednesdays!


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Karel FG Segers

Karel Segers wrote his first produced screenplayat age 17. Today he is a story analyst with experience in international acquisition, development and production. He co-wrote Danger Close, the biggest budget Australian film of the decade, and has trained and consulted all over the world, including award-winners and Academy Award nominees. Karel ranks among the most influential people for screenwriting on social media, and speaks a handful of European languages, which he is still trying to find a use for in his present hometown of Sydney, Australia

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