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Here are the latest posts from Benjamin M. Weilert:

Television shows have come a long way since the late-1940s. Sitcoms and serials didn’t necessarily have the amount of world-building that we see today. Each week, the audience would get a single story that would resolve itself by the end of the episode. On rare occasions, there would be a two-part episode covering a larger […]
Posted: August 6, 2019, 9:00 pm
Over the last two months, I’ve written posts about how Breath of the Wild is an excellent example of how to do settings and how Shovel Knight reveals the depths of its characters through gameplay. While I’m sure the Breath of the Wild sequel will continue to advance its worldbuilding technique, and the final Shovel Knight DLC […]
Posted: July 9, 2019, 9:00 pm
Last month, I discussed how The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild could teach writers about world-building, travel time, and how to show (and not tell). Even if open-world games like Breath of the Wild can give the player any experience they want, there are still some weaknesses of the genre. It’s difficult to […]
Posted: June 11, 2019, 9:00 pm

Here are the latest posts from Benjamin M. Weilert’s movie blog:
Cinema Connections 2016

When you think of full-length animated features, what studios come to mind? Obviously, there are heavy hitters like Pixar, Disney, and DreamWorks. These companies regularly put out high-quality movies and have collectively dominated the animation realm for decades. To stand out, some lesser-known animation studios have had to find a niche and stick to it.... Read more.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 6:01 am
“It’s a small world, after all.” While we often associate this song lyric with our ability to meet people from our different spheres of influence who happen to be in the same place at the same time, what if this repetitive stanza from an amusement park ride is taken at literal, face value? A world... Read more.
Posted: August 9, 2019, 6:01 am
While it seems most actors strive to eventually escape from the small screen of television for the big screen of movies, some of these actors find the realm of Hollywood is a lot different from their experiences in television. Of course, Hollywood also scopes out actors who have proven themselves successful in television so the... Read more.
Posted: August 2, 2019, 6:01 am

 

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Events

Here are some upcoming events where you can interact with Benjamin M. Weilert!

GalaxyFest 2019
When: February 1-3, 2019
Where: Antlers Hotel (4 S Cascade Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903)

Pick up any of Benjamin M. Weilert’s books, as well as some copies of the Last Shot Fired anthology that features “Soul Photographer.”

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Denver Comic Con 2018
When: June 15-17, 2018
Where: Colorado Convention Center (700 14th St, Denver, CO 80202)

Join Benjamin M. Weilert as he releases his latest book, Fourteener Father!

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MileHiCon 2016
When:
October 28-30, 2016
Where: Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center (7800 E. Tufts Ave., Denver, CO 80237)

Join Benjamin M. Weilert and the other Midnight Writers as they release their second anthology with the theme of “Domesticated Velociraptors”!

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