Logline it! – Week 10

Writing loglines is an essential skill for screenwriters, from early development through to the pitch. In this section, every week our panel reviews a few loglines posted to www.logline.it. Learn from the feedback and perfect your own loglining skills. by The Judges 1500 Steps “Jobe lives with his alcoholic father who was once a champion runner. … Read more

[Video]: Learn The Art Of Pitching From The Writers Of Despicable Me


Screenwriters Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio of Universal’s animated anti-hero comedy animationDespicable Me discuss why they’re so glad they don’t have to pitch anymore – and how they succeeded by made pitching fun. If you liked this, check out more videos about screenwriting or filmmaking. And if you know of a great video on Screenwriting, … Read more

Mini Review – Beasts of the Southern Wild

Beasts of the Southern Wild Mercifully Short Review by Jonathan Empson Six-year-old Hushpuppy lives in cheerful squalor in a close-knit, alcohol- and seafood-fuelled community called the Bathtub, in the Louisiana bayou. A levee and a whole different world view  separate these fringe-dwellers from ‘civilised’ society. Hushpuppy’s father Wink provides basic care but withholds his affection … Read more

Best of the Web 16 Sep

Story & Structure :: 25 Rules for Writing and Telling Stories :: How To Write A Genius Script :: First Ten Pages: Horror :: The ‘Lubitsch’ Touch :: Script Review: ‘Groundhog Day’ :: 10 Secrets to Writing Success Script Perfection :: Be Comfortable with Solitude :: The Writer’s Block Myth :: Resources for Screenwriters :: … Read more