Ever wondered what happens in the writers room? In this short video Vince Gilligan and his creative team discuss the dark art of penning Breaking Bad. http://youtu.be/EWv9GH8RJJA
I’ve been enjoying Atlantis with my kids and both my son and daughter love it. They like the humour, the emotional drama, the action and the adventure. But I was sitting there wondering, what sort of message does this send my daughter? by Hayley McKenzie The female characters are either passive love interest or evil. … Read more
Story & Structure :: TV Writer Podcast 083: Hilary Winston (Bad Teacher) Script Perfection :: Fear of Failure :: Fargo’s Noah Hawley Pitching & Selling :: How to Know When You’re Ready for an Agent Best of the Rest :: What Happened to Hot Spec Script “Transcendence?” :: Prolific Screenwriters Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci … Read more
Ricky Gervais gets serious as he recounts how he learned to write.
About 90% of the complaints I hear from agents and producers have to do with formatting mistakes in scene headings, sometimes called slug lines. by David Trottier As a script consultant, I sometimes find myself saying while reading a script, “Where am I?” For example, here’s one of my favorite formatting mistakes: INT. A HECTIC … Read more