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Big Spaceship : 7 Strategy Tips From the World of Screenwriting

Big Spaceship : 7 Strategy Tips From the World of Screenwriting | Screenwriting Scoop | Scoop.it
Entering the agency world as a strategist instead of a creative seemed an odd choice at first, as I came from the world of screenwriting and documentary filmmaking. My storytelling background, I thought, would be a better fit in ...
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Subtraction.com: Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs Screenplay Will Be ...

Understanding why the “The Social Network” got things wrong, and why it'll happen again.
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The Bitter Script Reader: Still drinking the Amazon Studios Kool-Aid? Time for some sobering realities

The Bitter Script Reader: Still drinking the Amazon Studios Kool-Aid? Time for some sobering realities | Screenwriting Scoop | Scoop.it
@BittrScrptReadr Still drinking the Amazon Studios Kool-Aid? Time for some sobering realities: I fe...
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DC Comic's Justice League and Wonder Woman garner film options

DC Comic's Justice League and Wonder Woman garner film options | Screenwriting Scoop | Scoop.it
Justice League movie in the works? Plus Wonder Woman finally seeing the light of day?
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35 Jupiter Drive: Screenwriting Secrets to Success from a Pro

35 Jupiter Drive: Screenwriting Secrets to Success from a Pro | Screenwriting Scoop | Scoop.it
Write from your heart! As a writer, trust your instinctual creativity and write from your passion. When you don't value what you create, why should anybody else? When you chase a fad or a fashion that is not from your heart in ...
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Kristin Davis dating screenwriter Sorkin - Newsday

Kristin Davis dating screenwriter Sorkin - Newsday | Screenwriting Scoop | Scoop.it
Kristin Davis dating screenwriter SorkinNewsdayCelebrities Newsday > Entertainment > Celebrities Print Aa Kristin Davis dating screenwriter Sorkin Published: May 23, 2012 8:35 PM Report: Davis dating screenwriter Sorkin Is "Sex and the City" star ...
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The Screenwriters League: The Writing Week (Vol. 5) part 228 ...

The Screenwriters League: The Writing Week (Vol. 5) part 228 ... | Screenwriting Scoop | Scoop.it
Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom). The Screenwriters League is a collective of NYC-based writers sharing their experiences as they build their careers from the ground up, and hoping to impart any knowledge they gain ...
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Writing A One Sheet « Gideon's Screenwriting Tips: So Now You're ...

Writing A One Sheet « Gideon's Screenwriting Tips: So Now You're ... | Screenwriting Scoop | Scoop.it
Danny Manus, an L.A. based script consultant sums up what a one sheet should contain. Your one-pager (another term for one-sheet) is your calling card; a selling tool for your story and also for yourself.
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Chris Fenton on the Spec Market, Foreign Sales and When to Celebrate in Hollywood | Script Magazine

Chris Fenton on the Spec Market, Foreign Sales and When to Celebrate in Hollywood | Script Magazine | Screenwriting Scoop | Scoop.it
Get industry advice from a literary manager and producer on breaking into screenwriting.
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The Duplass Brothers Have Kidnapped Hollywood!

The Duplass Brothers Have Kidnapped Hollywood! | Screenwriting Scoop | Scoop.it
And relocated it to their garage.(@Scriptshadow Article on the Duplass brothers in the NY Times today, Carson -- http://t.co/CO7LaCRY...)...
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UCLA Screenwriting Professor Richard Walter on Scriptcast! | Script Doctor Eric

UCLA Screenwriting Professor Richard Walter on Scriptcast! | Script Doctor Eric | Screenwriting Scoop | Scoop.it
Got a script question? Tweet @scriptdreric on Friday May 18 at 11AM PT - and get it answered by the guest...
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Hooray 4 Hollywood » Break Into Hollywood Through Screenplay ...

Break Into Hollywood Through Screenplay Contests. May 6, 2012. Break Into Hollywood Through Screenplay Contests. If you're a budding screenwriter, then the odds are stacked heavily against you. Obviously, there are tens of thousands of ...
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Scriptnotes, Ep. 41: Getting to page one — Transcript - John August

Scriptnotes, Ep. 41: Getting to page one — Transcript - John August | Screenwriting Scoop | Scoop.it
Why don't you extend some respect and actually make screenwriting something more people want to do, especially if you're running a business that is trading on screenplays? Argh! Come on. Stupid. John: Next bit of follow ...
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Prometheus use Haiku style for screenplay too? | NEAATO Blog

Prometheus use Haiku style for screenplay too? | NEAATO Blog | Screenwriting Scoop | Scoop.it
This is pretty cool, screenplay style used for Aliens: Read the rest at No Film School, my favorite weekly email newsletter updates here.
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Screenwriting Tip #1009

Screenwriting Tip #1009 | Screenwriting Scoop | Scoop.it
A genre mash-up is harder to pull off than a script with a single tone, because it has to be equally strong in both genres (e.g. a horror-comedy must be as funny as a comedy and as scary as a horror...
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Back to You: Aaron Sorkin Returns to Television With 'The Newsroom'

Back to You: Aaron Sorkin Returns to Television With 'The Newsroom' | Screenwriting Scoop | Scoop.it
Aaron Sorkin, the Academy- and Emmy Award-winning screenwriter of "The Social Network" and creator of "The West Wing," talks about his new HBO series, "The Newsroom," which is set at a fictional cable-TV news program.
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Is Your Screenplay a Fish?

If Hollywood is a giant shark tank, then what does that make your script? In this video, Award Winning Screenwriter Jacob Krueger talks about what it takes to get your script noticed in the feeding frenzy, and how you know ...
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How to Use Scrivener to Write a Screenplay | writingishardwork

How to Use Scrivener to Write a Screenplay | writingishardwork | Screenwriting Scoop | Scoop.it
First, open a new document and select “screenwriting” and then “screenplay”. The next thing you will see is the following screen. What is great about Scrivener is that it has pre-made formatting for all of the various parts of a ...
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FDX Reader turns one | A ton of useful information ... - John August

FDX Reader turns one | A ton of useful information ... - John August | Screenwriting Scoop | Scoop.it
FDX Reader, our app for reading Final Draft scripts on the iPad and iPhone, came out a year ago today. It feels like much longer ago.
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7 Tips To Keep Your Job From Modern Family Writer Danny Zuker

7 Tips To Keep Your Job From Modern Family Writer Danny Zuker | Screenwriting Scoop | Scoop.it
RT @Mentorless: 7 Tips To Keep Your Job From Modern Family Writer Danny Zuker http://t.co/DMhWEqCL via @mentorless #scriptchat #writers...
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Blade Runner sequel will reunite Ridley Scott with original screenplay writer

Blade Runner sequel will reunite Ridley Scott with original screenplay writer | Screenwriting Scoop | Scoop.it
Director set to join forces again with writer Hampton Fancher as new film revealed to be sequel to 1982 classic with female lead (RT @guardianfilm: Blade Runner sequel will reunite Ridley Scott with original screenplay writer
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How These USC Frat Brothers Sold Their First Screenplay For 6 Figures

How These USC Frat Brothers Sold Their First Screenplay For 6 Figures | Screenwriting Scoop | Scoop.it
An inside look into how Hollywood picks the movies it makes.
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Record Entries For 2012 Nicholl Screenwriting Competition

Record Entries For 2012 Nicholl Screenwriting Competition | Screenwriting Scoop | Scoop.it
Beverly Hills, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition has received a record 7,197 entri (RT entlawupdate: DHD: Record Entries For 2012 Nicholl Screenwriting Competition
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J.J. Abrams' mystery box | Video on TED.com

TED Talks J.J. Abrams traces his love for the unseen mystery –- a passion that’s evident in his films and TV shows, including Cloverfield, Lost and Alias -- back to its magical beginnings.
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