Best o/t Web 25 Jul 10

:: Wizard of Oz, a flop? Since when?
:: My project sold in Hollywood! Except it’s not my project, it’s my project’s evil twin.
:: 40 days of screenplays: Shawshank Redemption.
:: Script development: when to let the readers in.
:: You’re an agent, you want to read my script, so why won’t you again?
:: Movie dream sequences explained.
:: Michel Gondry’s favorite flicks.
:: It’s time for Chris Nolan’s victory dance.
:: Elements of act three: a great climax.
:: Film critics rejoice.

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Best o/t Web 18 Jul

:: Let the music inspire you.
:: Act three: the final showdown.
:: Meeting an agent, the writer is the girl in the relationship.
:: Questions of character for your character in question.
:: Got the app? An iPhone user’s cheat sheet.
:: Don’t let your planning set your story up in smoke.
:: Watch out for your work: 5 contract tips for filmmakers.
:: Interview with screenwriter Ben Hecht.
:: It’s done! Now, however do I sell it?

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Best o/t Web 28 Mar

:: David Mamet’s memo to writers of The Unit. :: Interview with A Nightmare on Elm Street’s Eric Heisserer. :: Put lumps in those throats! Getting your viewers emotionally involved. :: Protocol: how to dump your agent. :: Missing: villain. Writing a story without an antagonist. :: Fight Club’s Jim Uhls on writer’s block. :: A sensitive formula: blending physical and emotional … Read more