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Screenwriting: from Fail to Sale (2/5)

I love the following principle, implemented by many beginning screenwriters, myself included. Let’s transpose the idea to another profession – the manufacturing of, say, a car. -By Samuel Bartlett PART 2: CARS AND COPS Most people have driven a car – they’ve sure as hell seen a car, so what the hell is there to stop them just going and …

The Judges – Circalit Loglines (11)

The Judges

In this section we are publishing the loglines from the participants of the Circalit / Story Department “First Draft Script Contest”. Our judges have reviewed the loglines and give you their considered feedback. It may help you craft a powerful logline. by The Judges Flexed [box] “Callum Whitaker is your average 17 year old- and that’s the problem, especially for …

Video: Andrew Stanton

As the director of John Carter, Andrew Stanton got the cold shoulder from the American audience. But with Wall-E, Bug’s Life and Nemo to his name, he hasn’t run out of credits just yet. Here he talks about discovering what makes the concept of story tick over the course of his career, and finding the magic ingredient. If you liked …