Tag Archives: Screenplay

Story Lab Cuba 2014

I’ve just returned from delivering my Story Lab Cuba 2014 workshop at the Escuela Internacional de Cine y Television in Cuba and am very pleased with how it went. I had a wonderful group of participants, all experienced in film or related fields such as journalism, with an age range from 25 years old to […]

The Raven On The Jetty – Vlog 28 & 29: Final Thoughts

Almost on the eve of the first preview screening of The Raven On The Jetty for cast and crew – and almost exactly a year after the first of the Vlogs for this project – Mark Duggan talks to Erik Knudsen¬†about his new film. Erik reflects on the the aims of the project, the approach […]

The Raven On The Jetty Vlog 2

Mark Duggan and Erik Knudsen visit a number of locations in the Lake District of England in preparation for Erik Knudsen’s forthcoming film, The Raven On The Jetty. They visited a raven handler, the farmhouse that will be a central part of the film, a number of woods and the lakeside where key scenes in […]

Back Stories and Sub-plots

A first draft of the screenplay for The Raven On The Jetty simply poured out of me and it now exists! I don’t know how. I think, in part this is because I spent a lot of time prior to starting the script reflecting on the theme, visualising moments and actions and then planning out […]

Location! Location! Location!

So far I have mapped out the entire story of The Raven On The Jetty in 50 key scenes and have started writing the detailed screenplay. There are few things I enjoy more about the process of writing the screenplay than visiting potential locations. That, and when I have cast the people to play the […]