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George Lucas Insists It’s Possible to “Nuke The Fridge” and Survive | /Film

George Lucas Insists It’s Possible to “Nuke The Fridge” and Survive | /Film | Screen Right (Screenwrite) | Scoop.it
50/50: A great 2011 movie and also the odds George Lucas gives that a person would survive if they were in a lead refrigerator during a nuclear blast.
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spec script sale | Go Into The Story

spec script sale | Go Into The Story | Screen Right (Screenwrite) | Scoop.it

A running list of spec scripts that have been sold.  Keep an eye on the market. 

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How To Get Your Film Into Sundance

How To Get Your Film Into Sundance | Screen Right (Screenwrite) | Scoop.it
Can't get your film into Sundance? Maybe you've been going about it the wrong way. Take some tips from someone who hasn't been there either!
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Aristotle’s Poetics - in a nutshell

Aristotle’s Poetics - in a nutshell | Screen Right (Screenwrite) | Scoop.it
Here’s a history lesson from the Greek godfather of dramatic theory: MIMESIS – imitation, representation, re-enactment CATHARSIS – cleansing, purgation, purification, clarification PERIPETEIA – reversal, adventure ANAGNORISIS – recognition,...
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Ender's Game Open Casting Call Takes Place In New Orleans This Saturday

Ender's Game Open Casting Call Takes Place In New Orleans This Saturday | Screen Right (Screenwrite) | Scoop.it
Done right, given the source material, Ender’s Game has the potential to be a pretty fantastic sci-fi adventure film. It’s certainly one that fans of the Orson Scott Card novel and series are greatly anticipating.
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12 Ways to Say I'm Sorry - Complications Ensue

12 Ways to Say I'm Sorry - Complications Ensue | Screen Right (Screenwrite) | Scoop.it
Screenwriting blog about watching and writing TV and movies, by a working screenwriter (with forays into life and political theatre)...
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9 Villains in Literature and Film and How to Make Yours Better

9 Villains in Literature and Film and How to Make Yours Better | Screen Right (Screenwrite) | Scoop.it
You've been told your story needs conflict.

You've been told that each scene needs to have tension.
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Joseph Campbell: “What each must seek in his life never was on land or sea” | Go Into The Story

Joseph Campbell: “What each must seek in his life never was on land or sea” | Go Into The Story | Screen Right (Screenwrite) | Scoop.it

I suspect most screenwriters familiar with Joseph Campbell have a connection with him based on some version of The Hero’s Journey they have picked up along the way.

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10 Things Screenwriters Should Know About Filmmaking | Brussels | Raindance

10 Things Screenwriters Should Know About Filmmaking | Brussels | Raindance | Screen Right (Screenwrite) | Scoop.it
Raindance is dedicated to fostering and promoting independent film in the UK and around the world.
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14 Movie Themes That Work And Work | Script Gods Must Die - Chicago Screenwriting Consultant

14 Movie Themes That Work And Work | Script Gods Must Die - Chicago Screenwriting Consultant | Screen Right (Screenwrite) | Scoop.it
Thanks to Julian Grant from Columbia College for this list of Themes that movie-makers have drawn upon from the Silent Era until today.
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How To Project Your Voice

How To Project Your Voice | Screen Right (Screenwrite) | Scoop.it
Video : In this quick well-demonstrated video, Ms. Goyder explains the how's and why's in developing a strong, resonant voice capable of projecting throughout a theatre.
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21 Platforming Strategies For Your Screenwriting Career

21 Platforming Strategies For Your Screenwriting Career | Screen Right (Screenwrite) | Scoop.it
Here are extracts from an article by David Trottier I'd like to share with you.

In the film marketing business, if you lack resources but have a winner, you platform that winner by showing it to...
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Oscar Nomination Predictions

Oscar Nomination Predictions | Screen Right (Screenwrite) | Scoop.it
The House Next Door is the official blog of Slant Magazine, and is home to all things film, music, television, theater, video games, books, politics, and more...
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10 Tips: Write an Unsellable Screenplay | easyMovieMaking

10 Tips: Write an Unsellable Screenplay | easyMovieMaking | Screen Right (Screenwrite) | Scoop.it
So you wanna write a bad screenplay. Certainly, plenty of bad Hollywood movies are produced from bad scripts. But they are produced, which, by definition, makes them less bad than bad scripts which are not produced.
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The Audience is Stupid: Making the Found Footage Horror Movie | easyMovieMaking

The Audience is Stupid: Making the Found Footage Horror Movie | easyMovieMaking | Screen Right (Screenwrite) | Scoop.it
What is a found footage film? Exactly what it sounds like. Footage that was found at some point after an event, usually horrific and featuring edible students or yuppies, typically compiled, edited, and packaged by a third party for mass consumption.
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Travel Picks: World's top 10 film festivals

Travel Picks: World's top 10 film festivals | Screen Right (Screenwrite) | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (Reuters) - With the Sundance Film Festival starting next Thursday and the Oscars not too far off, the movie buffs at online travel adviser Cheapflights (http:///www.cheapflights.com) have compiled...
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"Why Everybody Hates The Ending Of THE DEVIL INSIDE"

"Why Everybody Hates The Ending Of THE DEVIL INSIDE" | Screen Right (Screenwrite) | Scoop.it
The "found-footage" horror film The Devil Inside really cleaned up at the box office this weekend.  Though it cost Paramount only $1 million to acquire, they took home $35 million in their first weekend alone.  This was tempered a bit by the fact...
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Spec Script Market is booming!

Spec Script Market is booming! | Screen Right (Screenwrite) | Scoop.it

It seems like I can't turn around lately without seeing an article about how the spec screenplay market in Hollywood is at its high...

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Screenwriting Foxhole: Screenwriting Contest Do’s and Don’ts for 2012

Screenwriting Foxhole: Screenwriting Contest Do’s and Don’ts for 2012 | Screen Right (Screenwrite) | Scoop.it

Contests remain a great way for screenwriters to hone their craft and get attention from agents, managers and producers.

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The secret to making it as a screenwriter…

The secret to making it as a screenwriter… | Screen Right (Screenwrite) | Scoop.it
It’s 2012. I was going to do the whole ‘2011 round-up’, but I decided not to bother – the time has passed and I think this year is all about moving onwards and upwards...no point in dwellin...
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So You Want to Plan a Screenplay?

So You Want to Plan a Screenplay? | Screen Right (Screenwrite) | Scoop.it
Ok, don’t get the idea that I know what the hell I’m talking about because I don’t. At all. As I’ve mentioned before, a goal of mine for the year is to write a screenplay.
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PRODUCTION DESIGN PORN: Black and White

PRODUCTION DESIGN PORN: Black and White | Screen Right (Screenwrite) | Scoop.it
The Artist is nominated for an Art Directors Guild Award for Best Production Design in a Period Film this year, and it got me thinking about other black and white films with great production design...
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