Here’s my weekly selection from the blogosphere. Feel free to recommend anything or give your feedback in the Questions and Comments below.
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- Screenwriting Expo – Report on Day 1 (by James Nicholas)
- Alexandra beat me to it on the 3-Act, 8-Sequence structure.
- There’s this structural formula for movies. It works. But why?
- Bollywood: Big audiences … and stories they want to see.
- Lantern gone. Time to focus on local mainstream flicks, NSW!
- Is cult film dead? If so, who killed it?
- Screenwriters are earning less. It’s not simply the economy.
- 1st Lesson: A simple overview of the 12 Hero’s Journey Stages.
- Story is about problems. Like news only reports bad things.
- In his old age, Coppola has become a whinger. Get with it dude!
- Some scribes write really dense tech talk, and get away with it.
- Why should you consider writing low budget stories?
- Last year’s Black List: Scripts now all available for download.
- When a goat is just a goat. About useless, ego maniac teachers.
- You’re a competition 1/4 finalist. Should you brag about it?
COMING SOON to the Story Department:
- Raindance Film Fest wrapped. A director reports.
- Structural breakdown of THE UNTOUCHABLES
- Paul Gulino: Screenwriting, the Deadline Approach.
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.