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Your screenplay: does it HAVE to be a movie?

What’s film, and what’s TV? Yes, I’m talking about story here – this site’s title is the big clue. It used to be easy to tell the difference. Films had scale – elaborate sets, crowd scenes, big things blowing up – and they had movie stars: actors you wouldn’t see on the small screen. by Jonathan Empson Films could have …

Best of the Web 29 Jul

Story & Structure :: 10 Deadly Sins of Screenwriting :: WTF Is Voice? …And Why You Should Stop Obsessing About It :: Tuesdays with Tom Benedek: “Subplots With Benefits” Script Perfection :: The Grammar of TV and Film :: Tchaikovsky on Work Ethic vs. Inspiration :: 10 Drama Scripts You Must Analyze :: Ask Charles Yu What Inspired Him to …

[Video]: Breaking Bad’s Vince Gilligan talks about pitching the series

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Okay I admit I was going to stop this Breaking Bad thing. Well, too Bad. Here I am again with a piece that will inspire some of you. If you thought you have to be naturally charismatic to pitch successfully, have a look at Vince Gilligan. Says Gilligan: “I don’t think I was boring these guys but they had this …