The Judges – Circalit Loglines (21)

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 Winter Hill [box] “A young woman has to protect two children as they desperately try to …

[Video]: Neil Gaiman on Walking Towards The Mountain

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Neil Gaiman has written for virtually every literary format, writing incredibly successful scripts (Beowulf), graphic novels (Sandman) and fantasy books (American Gods). It was to everyone’s surprise, therefore, when he confessed that he never had a career plan – just a list of things to accomplish, and a mountain to walk towards. If you liked this, check out more videos …

Lateral Screenwriting: Your Opening Of Choice

One of the greatest examples is the opening of Raiders Of The Lost Ark , where Indiana Jones is on the verge of finding a great treasure, deep in a cave in the South American jungle. -by Lee Matthias (Continued from Part 1) He’s confronted with a diabolical series of obstacles to getting to the treasure, each of which he …