Being productive in testing times

May 20, 2020
Bob Eckhard

Hi all, Hope you have been keeping well and safe? We live in strange times, indeed. Okay, apologies for the break from blogs but with every artistic organisation desperate to get their material out there (as much to assert their raison …

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Exploring the artist’s opportunity to thrive?

April 8, 2020
Bob Eckhard

I wonder what this image brings to mind? For many of us the picture will speak of freedom or wild abandonment. For some, it will suggest a chance to explore and discover new things. Yet for some, it serves the …

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Making a short film poem – step 2

February 19, 2020
Bob Eckhard

Welcome! Those of you who read last week’s post will know that in my attempts to get writers to produce things, I have set a challenge to make a film poem in 3-4 weeks. In that post, I set the …

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Making a short film? – proactive and productive (part 3)

January 22, 2020
Bob Eckhard

Above: Mood board used in finalist weekend for Enter the Pitch filmmaker’s competition: Kings of Urban Okay, hot on the heels of last week’s post – which can be found here  – we consider the issues that come with producing a short …

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Proactive and productive? (part 2)

January 16, 2020
Bob Eckhard

Hi all, The above screenshot is taken from ‘Ultimate Cosplay’ – a short that we filmed earlier this year in Tower Hamlets. It was written by yours truly then made for the Impact 50 competition (London Screenwriter’s Festival) in the …

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Proactive and productive? (part 1)

January 3, 2020
Bob Eckhard

Hi all, The other day I got to thinking about how disastisfying the whole process of writing can be for many writers – irrespective of whether they realise this or not.  Indeed, from the moment a writer begins to plan, outline, create …

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