Logline it! – Week 19

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 Matter of Time [box] “When an accused murderer claims that her friend time-travelled, a … Read more

[Video]: William Nicholson’s ‘Screenwriting is Hell’

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The screenwriter who adapted the upcoming Oscar nominee favourite Les Miserables William Nicholson gives a richly voiced seminar on the essence of screenwriting. Specifically, exactly why the life of the screenwriter is hell. The full-length audio can be downloaded from the Bafta web site. If you liked this, check out more videos about screenwriting or … Read more

Can You Break The Rules?

So you want to try something a little unconventional with your script. I get that. Good for you. by The Single Screenwriter But that little metal ball covered with three-inch razor-sharp spikes growing inside your intestines? That ball is telling you that maybe, just maybe, you shouldn’t. Somewhere in the back of your mind, you … Read more

Best of the Web 25 Nov

Story & Structure :: Screenplay Review – Somnia :: Twit-Pitch Review – Ring Of Liar :: Daily Dialogue ‘Breaking the 4th Wall’ :: Jury Duty & the Screenwriter :: Back to the Future Beat Sheet :: ARGO’s Effective Use of Creative License Script Perfection :: Learning from the Three Page Challenge :: Take Sound into … Read more

Logline it! – Week 18

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 Double Trouble [box] “A young intern faces a double dilemma when he discovers medical … Read more