Best o/t Web 14 Mar 10

:: Black on action (via Scott Myers).

:: Christopher Nolan on what to expect from Batman 3

:: How to logline a dual plot story? John August helps.

:: Dick happy about Blade Runner (via Kottke).

:: Final word on the Oscars (and Karel agrees)

:: The North By Northwest shooting script for download

::¬†Charlie (and Donald) Kaufman’s Adaptation script

:: (we keep going…) The Shawshank Redemption script

:: Finally: Basic Instinct (for Forest Gump and MANY others, go to MyPDFscripts.com)

:: Hitchcock on Content vs. Technique (via Bill Martell)

:: To three-act-structure or free-form, that is the question.

:: Cultivating a following- writing for a TV series.

:: Advice: never send out your first screenplay.

:: Own up to your audience: your inciting incident.

:: What really goes on in act one?

:: Satire with a touch of truth: the Super Script

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Best o/t Web 10 Jan 10

:: Idea to script. Five simple rules… Really? :: “Ass in chair.” “Have no fear.” Myers’ mantras. :: Emily Blake and a conversation about story. :: So many story patterns – making it your own. :: How in the world do I write a musical? :: Style your story: starting your scene at the end. … Read more

Story Structure: Avatar

It took AVATAR 17 days to break through the $1bn worldwide and to this day, it is the highest grossing film in the history of cinema. It is a movie worth analysing. by Karel Segers To my taste – I was not raised on popcorn fare – James Cameron is the only true-bred Hollywood writer-director. … Read more