Best of the Web 8 Sep

Story & Structure :: Great Scene: “No Country For Old Men” :: Is Screenplay Structure Theory Ruining Movies? :: Speedrun: “The Matrix” and “The Big Lebowski” :: Anatomy of a TV Spec – Don’t Trust the B— in Apt 23 :: How to End It All (Tv Shows) :: It’s Not What You Say, It’s … Read more

Surviving Script Development

Congratulations! After all that hard work and self-doubt you’ve finally had your spec script optioned / been commissioned to write a treatment or script. It feels like you’ve won the lottery. The euphoria is amazing, you feel like you’ve finally made it in the industry and your tv show/feature film is going to be made! … Read more

Best of the Web 11 Aug

Story & Structure :: Visual Mindscape: Anchors, Triggers and Writing Flashbacks – Oh My! :: Damon Lindelof on Blockbuster Screenwriting :: Scene Of The Week: ‘Dirty Harry’ :: “Breaking Your Story” :: Writing Indie Friendly Script Perfection :: Watching the Detectives (and the Crooks) :: 10 Screenwriting Mistakes To Avoid Courtesy of Southland Tales :: … Read more