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Story & Structure :: Robert Towne’s reflections on screenwriting :: The Truman Show: Peter Weir retrospective :: Story about a tire that comes to life Script Perfection :: Screenwriting Tips: Protagonist’s motivations | Script outlines | I’m still working on it :: Pseudo slugs :: Lose the transitions :: Biggest genre mistakes Pitching & Selling :: What producers want Best of the Rest :: Why are creators of Social Network now …

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Interview: Kaplan on Comedy (3)

Most of Steve Kaplan’s comedy examples are timeless. Groundhog Day is a couple of decades old, Seinfeld ran for nine years. What does Steve think is the most innovating – and timeless – comedy on television today? (Continued from Part 2) Steve: In terms of political satire no-one has done it better than John Stewart on The Daily Show. He’s …

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The Judges: Week 2

In 2011, each week 10 judges will review two short synopses from films that are currently in development. Today: a socio-political drama and a children’s movie. Please comment on our comments! photo credit: swanksalot If you have an opinion on any of these synopses or the feedback from the judges, please share it with us in the comments below. Please …