Best of the Web 24 Mar

Story & Structure

:: The Five W’s
:: Conflict: The Foundation of Storytelling
:: Oz The Great And Powerful: Script to Screen
:: Toughest Scene I wrote: Beasts of the Southern Wild
:: The Toughest Scene I Wrote: Roman Coppola
:: 10 Screenwriting Lessons You Can Learn From Ghostbusters
:: Screenplay Review: Southbound
:: Tales from Development Hell

Script Perfection

:: Diagnosing Problem Scripts
:: Stage Direction – Cut It
:: TV Writer Podcast 072: Jeremy Smith & Matt Venables
:: The Hero’s Journey Meets the Screenwriter’s Journey
:: Screenwriting Skills: Knowledge
:: Things a Screenwriter Should and Should Not Do
:: Blunt Blade Runner Notes
:: What Makes You Special?
:: Welcome to the Visual Mindscape of the Screenplay
:: Scriptnotes Podcast Ep 81
:: Death of the Hollywood Sex Scene

Pitching & Selling

:: Staying in the Game
:: March 2013 Spec Market Scorecard
:: How To Write To Attract A Movie Star
:: Give the Banana to the Monkey
:: The Struggle Of Trying To Make It As A Screenwriter
:: You’re a Screenwriter – But Are You a Team Player?
:: Interview: Carter Blanchard
:: Screenwriter F.Scott Frazier Interview

Best of the Rest

:: 5 Things Necessary For a Writer to Survive
:: Game Of Thrones Season 3 – War Preview
:: The 10 Best Robots in Movies
:: Movie Review: The Place Beyond the Pines
:: Christopher Walken: ‘I’m a Regular Guy’
:: ‘Olympus Has Fallen’ Screenwriters
:: Joel Silver Taking on ‘Escape from New York’ Remake
:: Are Side Effects and Silver Linings Playbook the Same Film?
:: Impressive POV Short Film
:: ‘Trance’ Director Danny Boyle
:: Where Did The Current Golden Age of TV Go?
:: Video Essay on Steven Soderbergh, Secret Cinematographer
:: 10 Bad Movies That Could Have Been Good
:: Dr. Seuss Does Die Hard
:: RIP Google Reader

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