[Video]: John August Pt 1 – Writing Better Action

Working on a rewrite? At a loss as to how to go about it? Successful Hollywood screenwriter John August (Big Fish, Frankenweenie, The Nines) takes us on Part 1 on how to rewrite action to feel less like a shopping list and more like the movie you want to see on the screen…

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1 thought on “[Video]: John August Pt 1 – Writing Better Action”

  1. Good tips here. Agree that the reworked text works better and more cinematically. Though how to maintain the balancing act of describing vivid action without too much margin-to-margin text remains a difficult trick for Yours Truly.


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