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How To Write A Contained Film

How To Write A Contained Film

Contained films are restrained stories that have traditionally been limited to the horror/ thriller genre. They are characterized by having few characters (often three to five, sometimes as few as one), no more than one or two main locations such as a haunted house, and a skeleton crew. Most importantly, they are filmed on shoestring budgets. […]

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For the Thrill of It All. Writing Escape Room Narratives as Contained Thrillers

For the Thrill of It All. Writing Escape Room Narratives as Contained Thrillers

So, What’s an Escape Room, and Why Should You Care? Content creator, Joey Madia, explains what Escape Rooms are and how to weave them into your stories to Creative Screenwriting Magazine.  I understand the question. You’re a screenwriter, or you write for TV or a web series. Why would you want to know about Escape Rooms? […]