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  1. MithLuin

    Session 5-29: Culture of the Edain

    The next Silm Film session will be on Thursday, April 22nd at 10 PM EDT. If you have not yet signed up for the new GoToWebinar session, you will want to do that here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/79038807347256078 We will be discussing the cultures of the three Houses of the...
  2. MithLuin

    House of Bëor

    As we move closer to the Post-Season, it will become important to develop physical depictions of the objects we've been describing associated with each House of the Edain. So, one of the items for the House of Bëor will be the stole of leadership that is passed from Bëor to Adanel, and then...
  3. MithLuin

    Session 5-27: Elves vs Men

    The next Silm Film session will be held on Thursday March 25th at 10 PM EDT. We will be finishing up our discussion of Episode 5 (which includes the passage of the Haladin through Nan Dungortheb, as well as the Frame story). Then, we will continue to discuss the different worldviews of Elves...
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    Season 5 Resources

    I probably should have done this a long time ago, but it would make sense to have one easy-to-find place for our reference materials for Season 5, wouldn't it? So, here we go! Hopefully this will still be helpful at this point. Edain Family Trees Season 5 GANTT chart, showing the...
  5. MithLuin

    Session 5-25: Harad

    Session 5-24 will be held on Thursday February 11th at 10 PM EST. We will be discussing Episode 4 (Haleth and the Stockade Battle). The script draft may be found here: https://forums.signumuniversity.org/index.php?threads/script-discussion-s05e04.4253/page-3#post-37620 Session 5-25 will be...
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    Session 5-23: Casting Criteria - *special broadcast time*

    Session 5-22 will be held on January 14th at 10 PM EST. We will be discussing the B-Plot (Nargothrond) of Episode 2, as well as Episode 3 (the Death of Bëor). Threads for these Episodes can be found in the Script forum, under Season 5. Session 5-23 will be held at a special, unique time -...
  7. MithLuin

    Session 5-21: Creative Commissions!

    The first Silm Film session of 2021 will be held on Thursday January 7th at 10 PM Eastern Time, and our focus will be on Creative Commissions for Season 5. This is the session where we brainstorm about how to portray various aspects of our show on screen, and set challenges to be met by our...
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    Session 5-19: The Differing Perspectives of Men and Elves

    Session 5-19 will be held on Thursday December 3rd at 10 PM Eastern Time. We will be discussing the differing world views of Men and Elves, and how to incorporate these differences into the Season 5 material on our show. What do you think are some of the most important differences in...
  9. MithLuin

    Session 5-17: Season 5 Frame Story

    Session 5-17 will be held on Thursday, November 5th, at 10 PM EDT. Session 5-17 will be focused on the Frame Story for Season 5. We have chosen the idea of "Incanus' mission in Harad" as the topic for the Frame, with Gandalf being our central character, but we do still need to figure out what...
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    Cast List for Season 5

    Over the next few months, we will want to develop a list of characters who need to be cast this season. When considering suggestions of characters to include, consider the following: Does this character play a significant role in the story? If they are merely 'there' in the background of some...
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    Sample Television Scripts

    Like with any project, it helps to look at examples of how other people have done the same thing, to get a feel for how to construct whatever it is you are trying to make. In this case...scripts for a television show. Fortunately, there are examples out there that have been made public, so...
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    We are not making a Documentary

    aka, why this project is going to take so many seasons! I know that this is something we have said at various times over the years. We're telling a story, not making a documentary. The Silmarillion is the history of the Elves during the Time of the Trees and the First Age of Middle-earth, and...
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    Calendar for Season 5

    I recognize that this might be a very belated addition to this project, but it has occurred to me that people might want to be able to view the schedule. In the past, the schedule has consisted of the dates posted in the GoToWebinar announcements. However, as time has gone on, not everyone who...
  14. MithLuin

    Session 5-15 & 5-16: Season Outline

    Session 5-15 is (currently) scheduled for Thursday October 8th at 10 PM Eastern Time. We will be discussing the Outline for the Season, deciding which events should go in which episode. I typically do not post the discussion thread for a new session until the most recent one is finished. But...
  15. MithLuin

    Introducing...the Sixty-Minute Silmarillion!

    So, Marie, what do you do in your spare time when you're not discussing the Silmarillion here for the Silm Film project? Well, naturally, I...discuss the Silmarillion with my friends and plan costumes and songs and skits based on it! In case you've ever wanted to hear the Silmarillion...
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    Session 5-13 and 5-14: Last of the Elves + Villains

    Updated: Session 5-13 was held on Thursday September 10th at 10 PM. We discussed three of the remaining Elves (Thingol, Círdan, and Gil-Galad). Session 5-14 will be held on Thursday September 24th at 10 PM Eastern time. We will be discussing Rhogrin and Annael, as well as the villain...
  17. MithLuin

    Session 5-12: Miscellaneous Elves and Villains

    Session 5-12 will be held on Thursday August 27th at 10 PM. We will be discussing the minor Elven characters for Season 5 - Thingol, Celeborn and Galadriel, Círdan, Rhogrin, and Annael We also plan to discuss the Villain storylines - the Catch-and-Release program, Annael's betrayal...
  18. MithLuin

    Ideas for Signum's New Shop!

    Introducing...Signum's new Redbubble Shop! https://signumuniversity.org/news/introducing-the-new-signum-store/ You can now order Signum gear online if you want to :) These designs can be placed on all sorts of objects - shirts, totes, travel mugs, coin purses, face masks, aprons, cell phone...
  19. MithLuin

    Mythmoot 2020 Script Reading

    If you are participating in this year's Mythmoot, there will be an opportunity to hear one of the Season 4 scripts read dramatically :) Tomorrow (Friday) at 10:30 AM Eastern Time in the 3rd Room "Camelot" (in MootHub, #chat-3-camelot ), Rhiannon and I will be hosting a Casting Session to...
  20. MithLuin

    Session 5-11: Aredhel and Eöl

    Session 5-11 will be held on Thursday August 13th at 10 PM Eastern Time. We will be discussing the story of Aredhel and Eöl (including Gondolin), as well as any other miscellaneous elves (such as Thingol, Círdan, Galadriel and Celeborn, and Rhogrin and Annael). After completing the...
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