Best of the Web 3 Mar

Story & Structure

:: How To Write The Perfect Ending
:: Everything You Need to Know about Specs Part 1
:: Writing Dialogue Banter That Works
:: Great scene: Dr. Strange Love
:: The Difficulty of Short Film Writing
:: Creating Character and Characterization
:: Emotional Elements of Plot: Dramatic Action
:: V.O. Narration: The Shawshank Redemption
:: V.O: American Beauty
:: Building a Scene and ‘The Social Network’
:: Screenplay Review: Warm Bodies
:: Review of Un-Produced Hitchcock Script

Script Perfection

:: Why Some Movies Are So Badly Written
:: To Outline or Not to Outline — That Is the Question
:: Why Your First Ten Pages Count
:: The Fine Art of Editing and Rewriting
:: Writing a Scene in 11 Steps
:: Be An Expert
:: It’s All About The Tinkering
:: 10 Screenwriting Lessons You Can Learn from The Avengers!
:: 6 Tips For Writing A (Money-Making) Script

Pitching & Selling

:: Film Festivals: Why Did My Film Not Get In?
:: Write a Pitch or Shoot a Pilot
:: Prognostication
:: February 2013 Pitch Sales Roundup
:: 2013 Best Picture Nominees by Return On Investment
:: Fill Your Cup

Best of the Rest

:: Room 237, A Doco About Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining
:: Writing the Academy Awards
:: 2013 Indie Spirit Award Winners: ‘Silver Linings Playbook’
:: Visual Effects Artists Protest Near Oscars
:: The Visual Effects Community Sees Red in the Wake of Oscar Protest
:: Introvert – Aversion
:: Why Write for Kids?: The Real Wuestion Is… Why Not?
:: Interview with Seven Psychopaths’ Martin McDonagh
:: Boxing at the Movies
:: Mercifully Short Reviews: The Loneliest Planet
:: What Are You Going to Do for Yourself?
:: What is a Set Piece?

With thanks to Jamie Campbell and Brooke Trezise.



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