Logline it! – Week 6

Writing loglines is an essential skill for screenwriters, from early development through to the pitch. In this section, every week our panel reviews a few loglines posted to www.loglineit.com. Learn from the feedback and perfect your own loglining skills. by The Judges The 34th Battalion “Australia. 1916. After the death toll at Gallipoli, a group of … Read more

Script not getting read? We know why …

I am a literary manager, which is much like an agent. My job is to read screenplays, mostly by my clients, who are experienced and produced writers of both film and television, and help develop them to the best of our ability to get sold and made. by Jenny Frankfurt For some of course, this is … Read more

“The End” – Now what?

Rhonda has just typed “FADE OUT”. Over the moon about her first feature screenplay, soon she will change her Facebook status to “THE END!!”, open a bottle of her favorite sparkling and go on Skype to celebrate with her writing buddies all over the web.   by Karel Segers So far so good. What Rhonda … Read more

The Judges – Circalit Loglines (15)

The Judges

In this section we are publishing the loglines from the participants of the Circalit / Story Department “First Draft Script Contest”. Our judges have reviewed the loglines and give you their considered feedback. It may help you craft a powerful logline. by The Judges God Complex “Ancient Greek God, Zeus meets modern day Lilly and … Read more

Never, ever leave your vehicle.

How would you like it to be commissioned to write a low budget feature film? Even without any produced feature credits? In our series of guest posts, we are pleased to have the break-in story by Clive Hopkins, writer of ROAD TRAIN. Low Budget: Black Water In 2006, I hooked up with producer Michael Robertson … Read more