Best of the Web 9 Nov

Story & Structure :: How To Write The Perfect Screenplay With This Simple Science :: Top Screenwriters Reveal How To Avoid the Pitfalls of Film Adaptation Script Perfection :: “Is Perfectionism Ruining Your Screenplay?” :: NBC Scene Showcase :: Your Sex Confession Is Her Screenplay Pitching & Selling :: Screenwriters’ Aerie Goes up for Lease … Read more

[Video]: McKee on Being Onscreen

What do you do when somebody calls you up and asks if they can use you in their feature script? Hollywood screenwriting guru Robert McKee analyzes seeing himself portrayed on the big screen – a symbol of Hollywood, the primary character’s antagonist, and an authentic character with his own character journey. If you liked this, … Read more

Best of the Web 4 Nov

Story & Structure :: Planning Action Sequences :: Action Blocks and ‘Alien’ (And a Few More) :: Where Do I Start? :: High Concept—Yes—It Actually Means Something! :: Blue Valentine – Script Review Script Perfection :: Habits of Highly Successful Screenwriters: Be Collaborative: :: Can You Suck Just A Little Bit More, Please? :: The … Read more

[Video]: Peter Hedges about “The Odd Life of Timothy Green”


Did you know Google talks to Artists? Well, here’s the most in-depth recent interview I could find with Peter Hedges, writer-director of the much anticipated Timothy Green. Peter Hedges also talks about What’s Eating Gilbert Grape, which he wrote for Lasse Hallstrom and later in the interview he has few very nice words for Australian … Read more