The beginning of the story

This is a very useful video by Michael Arndt (Toy Story 3) about the struggle and importance of the story’s beginning–creating the foundation for the rest of the story.  I am very interested in the experience of writing and developing a story, asking myself, what does it feel like to write?  Writing is purely mechanical unless it is aligned with creative problem solving and lateral thinking.  Fun!

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I am a filmmaker, teacher, and consultant, based in Los Angeles, California. I am working on projects and assignments worldwide. Please visit my website (www.anthonycollinsfilm.com) to consider my creative, scholarly, and professional work as Producer, Writer, Editor and Director.

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