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What Not To Write by Ellin Stein

What Not To Write by Ellin Stein | Screen Right (Screenwrite) | Scoop.it
Between working one-on-one with writers as a script consultant and working in the development departments of off-Hollywood companies like Miramax and Zoetrope, I’ve read quite a few scripts.
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Charlie Dare's curator insight, August 18, 2013 11:28 AM

A very handy check list as you rewrite again and again as is the case so often to stage.. "final draft"~

A very handy ‘check-list’ to have when re-writing
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Writing and Directing Your First Feature: From Your Story to “Epic ...

Last fall, when the initial burst of energy to write the script for this movie came about (and I still had a job), I subscribed to both Script and Creative Screenwriting. The March/April 2011 ...
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5 Useful Habits of a Beginner Screenwriter

5 Useful Habits of a Beginner Screenwriter | Screen Right (Screenwrite) | Scoop.it
By Daniel Polis At birth we are encouraged by our parents and teachers to develop habits that will benefit us in life as well as discouraged from developing habits that will have adverse side effects.  Truth be told we do not have screenwriting...
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Film is dead!

Film is dead! | Screen Right (Screenwrite) | Scoop.it
Is film dead?
Earlier this year I was invited by Philip Bloom to come and watch a series of camera tests that compared a bunch of cameras that are available to film makers today. At the bottom end was the DSLR family, at the top end Alexa and film.
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Script To Screen: “The Godfather” | Go Into The Story

Script To Screen: “The Godfather” | Go Into The Story | Screen Right (Screenwrite) | Scoop.it

The famous horse head scene in The Godfather (written by Francis Ford Coppola and Mario Puzo, based on Puzo’s novel).

 

Setup: After refuting Mafia consigliere Tom Hagen’s ‘request’ to select Johnny Fontane for an upcoming movie, Hollywood producer Jack Woltz sleeps in his mansion.

 

INT DAY: WOLTZ'S BEDROOM (SUMMER 1945)

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The screenwriting rules of Charlie Kaufman – with Time Out Film

The screenwriting rules of Charlie Kaufman – with Time Out Film | Screen Right (Screenwrite) | Scoop.it
The screenwriting rules of Charlie Kaufman – with Time Out Film...
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Screenwriter William Monahan Reveals Story Idea for ‘The Departed’ Sequel | /Film

Screenwriter William Monahan Reveals Story Idea for ‘The Departed’ Sequel | /Film | Screen Right (Screenwrite) | Scoop.it

Reports of a possible sequel to Martin Scorsese‘s The Departed have been floating around pretty much since its release, but we haven’t heard any solid news about a follow-up in quite some time. In a recent interview, however, screenwriter William Monahan re-ignited the conversation by revealing his thoughts on a possible storyline for the sequel — though he was also careful to warn that he thinks it may never happen.

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Charlie Kaufman: why I wrote Being John Malkovich

Charlie Kaufman: why I wrote Being John Malkovich | Screen Right (Screenwrite) | Scoop.it
The cult screenwriter relives his big breakthrough – and offers a few writing tips...
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#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 16th: Sadly, Film Isn't ...

#WW CSSC Writer Wednesday | Blog the 16th: Sadly, Film Isn't ... | Screen Right (Screenwrite) | Scoop.it
You have just polished up that final draft of your script and now before you, typed out so perfectly is a story so fresh and unique it has to be made into a film. Because it has to be made into a film.
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Film Ideas That Sell

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As a filmmaker your success depends on your ability to produce film ideas that sell.
And unless you have a gazillion dollars allocated to your marketing budget, it will be impossible for you to target everybody on earth.
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4 Routes to Getting an Agent

4 Routes to Getting an Agent | Screen Right (Screenwrite) | Scoop.it
 
By Elliot Grove
From his book: WRITE AND SELL THE HOT SCRIPT
1. Make Friends With Someone In The Agency
Get your script to them and ask them to read it. If they like your screenplay, they will recommend it to someone else.
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How I Write | A ton of useful information about screenwriting from screenwriter John August

How I Write | A ton of useful information about screenwriting from screenwriter John August | Screen Right (Screenwrite) | Scoop.it
You can learn a lot by seeing how other screenwriters work. Here's a breakdown my daily work routine.
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Hollywood Karma Has Long Teeth

Hollywood Karma Has Long Teeth | Screen Right (Screenwrite) | Scoop.it
Hollywood insider Skip Press shares a cautionary Hollywood tale of deceit, greed and karma.
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The Black List Launches A Script Recommendation Website

The Black List Launches A Script Recommendation Website | Screen Right (Screenwrite) | Scoop.it
If you pay any attention to the world of screenwriting, you almost certainly know about the "Black List." No, not the communism/Joseph McCarthy one. The "awesome unproduced screenplays" one.
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Understanding Screenwriting #82: Contagion, Detective Dee, Drive, & More

Understanding Screenwriting #82: Contagion, Detective Dee, Drive, & More | Screen Right (Screenwrite) | Scoop.it
You know a movie is starting fast when they kill off one of the several Academy Award winning actors (Gwyneth Paltrow) in the first ten minutes. It also tells you that nobody is safe, and indeed another Oscar winner bites the dust partway through the film.
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Screenwriter's Corner: The Birth of a Nation

Screenwriter's Corner: The Birth of a Nation | Screen Right (Screenwrite) | Scoop.it

The Birth of a Nation was not the first film to make an artistic statement nor was it the first epic film -- that second distinction belongs to Quo Vadis (1912), an Italian film by...

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