Best of the Web 5 Jan

Story & Structure :: Great Character: Hans Gruber (“Die Hard”) :: Find Your Writer’s Voice in 2014 :: Five Days of ‘Her’: How to Shoot the Future :: ‘Mad Men’ Creator Matthew Weiner Explains How He Created Don Draper :: Screenplay Review – American Bullshit (American Hustle) Script Perfection :: Scriptnotes, 123: Scriptnotes Holiday Spectacular … Read more

Best of the Web 27 Oct

Story & Structure :: Screenplay Review – The Devil In The White City :: Screenplay Review – Fathers and Daughters :: Daily Dialogue – Reservoir Dogs :: Amateur Friday – Submerged Script Perfection :: 15 Pieces Of Writing Advice From The Writers Of “Adventure Time” :: Doug Richardson – What It Takes :: Video: How … Read more

[Video]: Kevin Spacey’s Evolution of Story

This video’s doing the rounds, and with good reason: it’s a must-see if you’re interested in how stories will be told in the age of digital. Kevin Spacey gives an impassioned talk about how the digitally native will engage with all types of media in ways traditional features ‘could only dream of’. It’s all content, … Read more

[Video]: Jenji Kohan’s Stories To Tell

Critics adore Orange Is The News Black, the kooky brainchild of Jenji Kohan (Weeds, Tracey Takes On…). The enigmatic showrunner discusses getting stories about women on TV, soapbox moments, the anatomy of a prison drama, and how to access a ‘certain audience’. If you liked this, check out more videos about screenwriting or filmmaking. And … Read more