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Logline it! – Week 19

Writing loglines is an essential skill for screenwriters, from early development through to the pitch. In this section, every week our panel reviews a few loglines posted to www.logline.it. Learn from the feedback and perfect your own loglining skills. by The Judges Matter of Time [box] “When an accused murderer claims that her friend time-travelled, a famous psychiatrist turned writer starts …

[Video]: William Nicholson’s ‘Screenwriting is Hell’

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The screenwriter who adapted the upcoming Oscar nominee favourite Les Miserables William Nicholson gives a richly voiced seminar on the essence of screenwriting. Specifically, exactly why the life of the screenwriter is hell. The full-length audio can be downloaded from the Bafta web site. If you liked this, check out more videos about screenwriting or filmmaking. And if you know …

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Can You Break The Rules?

So you want to try something a little unconventional with your script. I get that. Good for you. by The Single Screenwriter But that little metal ball covered with three-inch razor-sharp spikes growing inside your intestines? That ball is telling you that maybe, just maybe, you shouldn’t. Somewhere in the back of your mind, you know you’re not supposed to …