Best of the Web 18 Aug

Story & Structure

:: The Four Types of People Most Likely to Murder Their Families
:: Is Any Exposition Scene a “Crock of Sh*t”?
:: Scene Description Spotlight: ‘Wall-E’
:: Scene Description Spotlight: ‘Saving Private Ryan<'/a>
Oblivion: From Concept To The Screen
:: The Prestige and Ambiguity

Script Perfection

:: How Professional Writers Structure Their Scripts
:: 30 Indispensable Writing Tips From Famous Authors
:: Why Save the Cat Didn’t Destroy Screenwriting
:: Scriptnotes, Ep 102: Hits, Misses and Hedge Funds
:: 10 Screenwriting Tips from Sunset Boulevard
:: Screenwriter Interview – Alex Felix (Part 1)
:: Busy
:: The Self-Defeating Quest for Simple and Easy

Pitching & Selling

:: I Will Not Read Your Fucking Script
:: Does Feedback on Your Screenplay Equal Disappointment?
:: Universal Posts $1.8B Best Year Ever At International Box Office
:: Scott Neustadter and Michael Weber on How Execs Should Talk to Writers
:: 25 Steps to Being a Traditionally Published Author

Best of the Rest

:: What does the future hold for Pixar Animation Studios?
:: Did You Know That Most Hollywood Screenwriters Used To Be Women?
:: Movie Review – Elysium
:: Brad Bird, Damon Lindelof Explore the Secrets of ‘Tommorowland’
:: Interview: Jeffrey Lieber — Part 1
:: See Badger’s Star Trek Story, Animated
:: Ray Liotta Set For Crime Thriller ‘Violent Talent’

With thanks to Jamie Campbell.



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