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 Account in Your Script
:: And You Call Yourself a Writer?
:: Knowing When to Give Up on a Script
:: Writing Groups for Screenwriters
:: How Long to Write a Script?
:: Have a Driving Reason to Write
:: Great Character: Rod Tidwell (“Jerry Maguire”)

Pitching & Selling

:: Get A Hollywood Studio To Green Light Your Picture, In 29 Easy Steps
:: 2012 Spec Market Scorecard

Best of the Rest

:: Watch P.T.Anderson’s Work Through 5 Stedicam Shots
:: 20 Brilliant Filmmakers on Why They Make Movies
:: Who Pays For Stunt Casting and Other Answers
:: Lee Unkrich Discusses How PIXAR Became So Awesome
:: Adapting Yann Martel’s Life of Pi
:: The Wachowskis & Tom Tykwer About Their Work as Directors
:: Do You Remember Mr Blobby? On The Big Fat Quiz of the 90s
:: Black Friday Discounts at The Writer’s Store
:: Part of Something Larger Than Ourselves
:: Toys R Us Franchise Now Gender Neutral. Will Kids Shows Follow Next?

With thanks to Jamie Campbell and Brooke Trezise.



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