Storytelling through film captures our visual and auditory senses, it can transport us into other places, other peoples lives and other perspectives. Working in film is a dream many may have, but it is a challenge industry to get into and even harder to have success in.

Rebecca Summerton is a producer who works across genres and platforms and is the co-owner/director of the multi-award winning screen production company Closer Productions. Her feature film credits include break out low budget feature 52 Tuesdays through to her most recent project, The Hunting which is currently screening on SBS

In today’s episode of Be The Drop, recorded LIVE at the Screen Makers Conference, Rebecca explains her will and inspiration to create and facilitate enchanting and enlightening storytelling though film. Creating for the screen is a complex and collaborative process, and Rebecca discusses how doing it differently, can help build your career.

REbecca Summerton Discusses Storytelling Through Film

“The stories we tell ourselves are really important. Think about the stories you’re telling about who you are, and what you can do; if they don’t work for you, reframe them.”

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In this episode on storytelling through film, you will learn:

  • The intricacies of careers and success in the film and entertainment industry
  • How to navigate difficult industries
  • What about storytelling through film is inspiring for so many people
  • The power of storytelling for society and our own sense of self
  • Why we can communicate subjects through film that are otherwise too complicated
  • How the moral and emotional impacts of virtual mediums are linked to real experience
  • Methods to develop stories and the effect of the creative processes
  • The power of your inner dialogue and self written narrative

“I was an avid reader at an early age, I loved to write, and I loved to act. At first my only understanding of telling stories was  to be an actor.”


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