What movies should I be watching to get filmmaking... →
You’ve got a choice ahead of you. This isn’t a one-time-only choice, but one...– Should you write to the market or write what you want?
Screenwriting Tip #885
screenwritingtips: Try writing short films — or, hell, even short stories — between larger projects to cleanse your mental palate. Also, finishing things tends to boost confidence.
The Play’s the Thing
lettersandlight: Until last week, it had been about a year since I went to “see a show”: a stage production of Beauty and the Beast. I was reminded then, as I always am when I go to the theater, how much I love plays and how I really ought to see more of them. And more regularly. And then another year passed before I found myself happily—luckily—invited to see Cirque du Soleil’s...
If you calculated all the people in the world that have at one time or another...– Chuck Wendig
Looking for something to do with your Script... →
The BBC Writer’s Room is looking for: Films Films are self-contained stories, usually running from 75 minutes to an hour and a half or so. TV Drama A series uses recurring characters to tell a self-contained story each week, while a serial is a single story told over a finite number of episodes. TV Sitcom A TV sitcom is a comedy which uses the same characters to tell a self-contained...
Script versus screenplay
A screenplay is a script. They are just different words for the same thing. The only difference is that a screenplay usually refers to a script for a movie or film while the word script by itself can also include writing for television, theater, comic books or graphic novels (which are written from scripts) or video games. Is a screenplay harder than writing any other type of script? I...
QUICK AND DIRTY COPYEDITING Some quick tips to... →