Behind the Curtain

Behind the Curtain crafts educational video essays using the most valuable insights from professionals in the industry. Take a look into the creative processes of the Coen Brothers, Quentin Tarantino, the creators of The Office, and many more!

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Pitch Box

The Pitch Box is a open call for you to pitch an idea you have for a video essay. Interested in the way Kubrick uses color in A Clockwork Orange or how to use dialogue in an opening scene? Tell us what you want to see.

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Our goal is to get your pitches made, either by creators or as 8hours original content, coming soon to our site.

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