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A Blueprint For Great Storytelling — Frank Coraci

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Film Courage: Sometimes you can show your side of something, it doesn’t mean you can change someone’s opinion, but with humor. If you show someone a documentary that is clearly biased people will be like Oh well this filmmaker…a lobbyist paid them to make it. But humor is an effective way of getting people to let down their guard and maybe for one moment entertain something…whether it’s their own fault in something or seeing something in a different light.

Frank Coraci, Writer/Director: Here is the thing, this is funny. This is a blueprint for storytelling and it’s not quite humor but what is great about really great storytelling if you think of (and I’ve used this as a model for some of my movies) TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD in so many ways is brilliant storytelling and I’ll explain pretty simply why and this was the only book she ever wrote then the movie is great. The movie is about racism…(Watch the video interview on Youtube here).

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