Best of the Web 14 Sep


Story & Structure :: Unlikable Heroes and Genre Expectations :: Scriptnotes, Ep 160: A Screenwriter’s Guide to the End of the World Script Perfection :: Tips on Finding & Working with Your Screenwriting Soulmate :: Why We Identify with Mutants :: Photo: Alfred Hitchcock on Fear. Pitching & Selling :: Film Independent Selects 9 Projects […]

[Video]: Doing Exposition with Explosives


Have you found yourself faced with the dilemma of choosing between brutally dull exposition or confusing your audience by throwing them into the story in medias res (that is, without any context)? Take a trip back through the annals of time and film to The Road Warrior, and watch a detailed breakdown of the storytelling […]

Best of the Web 7 Sept


Story & Structure :: If I Stay, Review :: Carpenter, Cronenberg, and Landis on horror (1982) :: How To Write a Screenplay in Six Weeks Script Perfection :: What Does “Hitting The Ground Running” Mean In Screenwriting? :: 5 Reasons You Haven’t Taken Advantage of Your Writing Routine :: “Acting out a character brings a […]

Best of the Web 31 Aug


Story & Structure :: Texting in Film and Television :: Amateur Friday – Black Autumn Script Perfection :: Scriptnotes, Ep 159: The Mystery of the Disappearing Articles :: On Trust, Drama and Corporations :: Guest Writer/Director David Jung Pitching & Selling :: I’ve Written A Screenplay. Now What? :: Putting a Price On It Best […]