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- One Door less…
- Bottom line: “not aware of any Australian films being picked up”
- Two Wes Anderson Scripts: Life Aquatic and Royal Tenenbaums.
- Joe’s found the formula. How to write a Hollywood blockbuster.
- Saw UP in 2 and 3D. Loved it better the first time (2D), like Ebert.
- Here’s more Pixar my son and I are looking forward to.
- Until I do my own piece on short film writing, here’s Scott Meyers’
- You know a news item is about to get stale when this happens.
- Oh, wait. This is a good discussion about the same topic still!
- If you’re writing indie stuff, better prepare for the festival reality.
- Learn from Dan Brown: the techniques of anticipation.
- Learn from Dan Brown’s mistakes: don’t write this at home.
COMING SOON to the Story Department:
- Structural breakdown of Pixar’s ‘UP’
- Confessions of a Scriptwriter (3)
- Structural breakdown of THE UNTOUCHABLES
- Paul Gulino: Screenwriting, the Deadline Approach.
- The Fastest Pass: Improve your script in less than an hour.
Karel Segers wrote his first produced screenplay at age 17. Today he is a story analyst with experience in acquisition, development and production. He has trained students worldwide, and worked with half a dozen Academy Award nominees. Karel speaks more European languages than you have fingers on your left hand, which he is still trying to find a use for in his hometown of Sydney, Australia. The languages, not the fingers.