Inspiration Strikes


The sight of beauty is when inspiration strikes

The emotional speech is when inspiration strikes

The bonding between souls is when inspiration strikes

The relation building is when inspiration strikes

The deep story of a movie is when inspiration strikes

The sight of a delightful place is when inspiration strikes

The change of a season is when inspiration strikes

The smell of a flower is when inspiration strikes

The school days memories are when inspiration strikes

The dream girl showing up in front of eyes is when inspiration strikes.

The college days and friendships flashing thru mind is when inspiration strikes.

The sight of a big goal is when inspiration strikes

The relentless hard work to realize a dream is when inspiration strikes

The scent of money is when inspiration strikes

The discount sales is when inspiration strikes

Yes there is no boundaries, no time, no matter when and why inspiration strikes.

How to build stories for making a great movie?


Cinema; the thought of it, the emotions, Heroes, heroines, action sequences, the story and what not brings great feelings. Cinemas are made of stories. Stories are mostly about love, good verses bad, heart touching, memorable actions, twists, turns and melodrama. We see people making movies for mainstream audience and some young aspiring artists making movies for online channels such as YouTube, waiting for a big break.

Stories are created from live events, from the rich imagination of some, some follow the proven formula, some come from historical events and some follow a template theme. One such template is called “story spine”, originally created by playwright Author Kenn Adams, is a tool for creating well-structured stories. The template helps to quickly build a story. It consists of

The platform.  Examples..

          Once upon a time….

           A man walking on a road ..

The catalyst

          But one day..

          Suddenly something happened to the man walking on the road..

The consequences

          Because of that….

          The Man started chasing another man

The climax

          Until finally..

          The man stopped the other and said “hello friend”…

The resolution

          Ever since then..

          The moral of the story is..

          The man and the friend both went to a restaurant and recollect their memories.

Then there is another way of building stories , called what story, how story and why story.

What story.  They simply tell what happened  

Examples…

          A story about an incidence that happened in a village….

          A story about a family that saw their ancestors…

          Boy meets a girl and falls in love but friends don’t like it….

How story. Stories that tell how that happened.

          There is a big hole made in a haunted house.. Villagers are thinking how that could be..

          how are ancestors show up like that …

          How can friends think the boy should not love the girl..

Why story,  analysis of the issue.

          Villagers found some ancient coins near that house…

          Why are the ancestors interested in that house…

          When the boy talked to the friends they told a story about their childhood incidence…

So by having a template like above we can make our imagination work to create stories. Modern cinemas are now made using cutting edge technologies and are influenced by modern society’s change of tastes.

Now being a Software guy I thought of creating a cinema template in the form of a flow chart. I’m using Microsoft word flow chart diagrams , so there will be a limit to my imaginations. But let me try.

The idea is to create a flow chart which can give us multiple choices for a particular theme. The flow chart enables us to come up with several logical conclusions while building some complex themes. So this template will be quite useful to test different ideas with a particular theme.

To create some great stories the trick is not to use the language Cinema people use. We have to change the language in order to come up with more creative stories. one such tip is to select a word and build a story on that word. For example in my flowchart i used a word called “Whisper”.

 I know there are experts on movies but I just want the movie makers to know that we can use innovative way of building stories. Ultimately I love to watch movies that are refreshing, touch the raw nerve, memorable, different and at the same time make me laugh. I made a story while building this template but want you,  the reader to build on the different choices I gave for the story to build your own story out of it. Please do write your conclusions to the story i created as comments…

Story telling
The flow chart for making Movies by RK skillsnest.. Better life with Best practices.

Kabali The movie in my words


He is thalaivar (leader) for masses and his life is full of brilliance

For any movie he can set fire on screen with his appearance.

The release of his movie makes media to become crazy

For his fans the day of the release makes them frenzy.

The loyalty and admiration for him is unheard anywhere

Even Hollywood or any world stars cannot dream or dare.

The name invokes instant adrenaline rush

The person has become an icon with a gush.

Kabali the movie set the imagination of millions of fans on ecstasy

The teasers of the film revoked the golden era of his earlier films fantasy.

The posters and cut-outs, the stickers on aeroplanes to auto rickshaws painted cities across India in colourful tapestry

The marketing of kabali paraphernalia, products, and his cake statue makers made merry with alacrity.

The super star of Indian movie is a god for millions of diehard fans with his enigma

Rajinikanth the name means magic, madness, marvel, mass hysteria, marketing puzzle, modern mogul of cinema and he is lovingly called as thalaiva.

 

–dedicated to diehard fans of marvellous actor Rajinikanth.

22/7/2016  RK