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Fatelink For some reason, humans need stories...and storytellers. So our mission is to create compelling stories and empower others to tell their own.
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We make movies. Theatre, too.

Mission: Our missing is to create compelling content and to empower others to create their own.

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Anyone who dismisses imagination as a luxury has not met a child who survived abuse. In GUYS READING POEMS, a resourcefu...
12/21/2020
Official Trailer - Guys Reading Poems (2018)

Anyone who dismisses imagination as a luxury has not met a child who survived abuse. In GUYS READING POEMS, a resourceful boy imaginatively uses poetry to survive unthinkable circumstances. https://youtu.be/5QCGO8o_as0

The feature film GUYS READING POEMS was released across digital platforms by Gravitas Ventures in February, 2018 and can be rented and purchased on iTunes at...

For those of you interested in the craft of acting, our channel is hosting a livestream on the topic, "Challenges for th...
12/09/2020
Challenges for the Actor, Part 1

For those of you interested in the craft of acting, our channel is hosting a livestream on the topic, "Challenges for the Actor, Part One" tomorrow at 11 a.m. PST. Set a reminder and subscribe by clicking the link and see you soon! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fZvgOntAcn0&feature=emb_title

To know how best to train as an actor, it's first important to understand the inherent challenges in bringing a character to life on-screen. Fatelink and Sto...

We hit 40...videos, that is. Take a look at our journey to make a new feature film so far by subscribing to our YouTube ...
09/08/2020
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We hit 40...videos, that is. Take a look at our journey to make a new feature film so far by subscribing to our YouTube channel. You'll see videos on team-building, our creative process, and on some key strategic decisions. Soon, we pivot to scheduling, budgeting, and casting. Making a movie is a wild ride...and one worth documenting. YouTube.com/Fatelink

Thanks for visiting the official channel of Fatelink, the open source production company behind the neo-noir feature film 'Guys Reading Poems' - now availabl...

Hope everyone had a fantastic & relaxing Labor Day. We will be back next week with more videos on the making of our new ...
09/08/2020
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Hope everyone had a fantastic & relaxing Labor Day. We will be back next week with more videos on the making of our new film. In the meantime, we hit 40 - count 'em - 40 videos on our process so far, on topics ranging from starting a screenplay to dealing with script notes to cataloging all our film influences (so far). Check them out now and SUBSCRIBE to stay on top of our new videos on our YouTube channel: http://youtube.com/fatelink

Thanks for visiting the official channel of Fatelink, the open source production company behind the neo-noir feature film 'Guys Reading Poems' - now availabl...

09/04/2020
Inspired By: Sideways

SIDEWAYS not only delivers a tender and effective film monologue, it also stands as an exemplar for revealing the backstory of a character....in one shot.

We've recently launched on Pinterest, with a collection of boards on character archetypes, screenwriting, making a movie...
09/02/2020

We've recently launched on Pinterest, with a collection of boards on character archetypes, screenwriting, making a movie and more! :) If you love Pinterest like we do, let's connect! pinterest.com/fatelink

08/21/2020
Inspired By: The Book of Job/Answer to Job

As we dig into the thematic elements of the upcoming film, the timeless BOOK OF JOB provoked a new perspective, as did Carl Jung's ANSWER TO JOB. What are some of the classical inspirations for your creative project?

08/10/2020
Team Reaction: Nights of Cabiria

What happens when one of the team members finds our director's choice of an inspirational film to be sexist? Find out...

08/03/2020
Taking a week off...

When Hunter's pug gets too jealous and lonely, he has to take a week off videos. See you next Monday, August 10th! P.S. You can catch up on our previous episodes at: YouTube.com/Fatelink

07/27/2020
Character Research, Part Two: Case Study

Today, we dive into a concrete example of character research as part of the development process for our new feature film. We've shown you how we get started with character research. What is your process?

07/23/2020
Inspired By: Central Station

The modern day classic film CENTRAL STATION raises a great question: can an unlikable character win the hearts of an audience?

07/22/2020
Screenwriting: WGA vs Copyright

One of the questions we hear most often in the writing forums is: should I register my script with the WGA or should I copyright it?

07/21/2020
Inspired By: Y Tu Mamá También

What does it mean for a character to "earn their death" in a film? We dive into another great indie film to answer that question in the latest episode of INSPIRED BY.

07/17/2020
Script Euphoria (and how it screwed me)

If you've never experienced script euphoria, you're missing out. But also, never, ever, ever email out your screenplay while riding that wave of delusions.

07/16/2020
Inspired By: Stranger Than Paradise

What's your style? This question is important to the urban youth of STRANGER THAN PARADISE and reflects our desire to find our own identity in the big city. We examine it in the newest entry in the Fatelink Inspired By series.

07/13/2020
Big Decision: A Brand New Idea

Ever feel like you need a completely clean slate? As Fatelink closes in on a decision for which film to make in 2020, we consider choosing a brand new idea.

07/10/2020
Big Decision: Letting Go

Shelving a creative project can feel like a break-up. But sometimes, that's what you have to do.

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