Better Dialogue For Screenplays – John August Pt 4 – [Video]


Working on a rewrite? At a loss as to how to go about it? Successful Hollywood screenwriter John August (Big Fish, Frankenweenie, The Nines) shows us how to write stronger dialogue by examining what belongs in conversation versus what belongs in the action, how to create authentic relationships, and dozens of other little tips and tricks.

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Video: John August on Screenwriting

John August’s blog rocks. Seeing and hearing him talk about his work is even more inspiring.

Here is a great, 2-hour talk with the screenwriter about his work and the industry. Did you know he worked on Minority Report?

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