Logline it! – Black List 2012 – Week 30

Writing loglines is an essential skill for screenwriters, from early development through to the pitch. In this section, we review the loglines and short synopses of the screenplays that made it into the Blacklist 2012. Learn from the feedback and perfect your own loglining skills. By The Judges MONSOON “A dangerous love affair between a … Read more

[Video]: Jenji Kohan’s Stories To Tell

Critics adore Orange Is The News Black, the kooky brainchild of Jenji Kohan (Weeds, Tracey Takes On…). The enigmatic showrunner discusses getting stories about women on TV, soapbox moments, the anatomy of a prison drama, and how to access a ‘certain audience’. If you liked this, check out more videos about screenwriting or filmmaking. And … Read more

Writing the High ROI Screenplay (Part 8)

This week we continue with part eight in a twelve part series of JT Velikovsky’s doctoral thesis: “Understanding And Exploring The Relationship Between: Creativity; Theories Of Narratology; Screenwriting; And Narrative Fiction Feature Film-Making Practices.” By JT Velikovsky So – from the analysis in my doctoral thesis – here are some of the key ideas (memes) … Read more