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The Value of Interesting Support Characters

In this last essay on critiquing Australian feature film stories, I will focus on the need to make the supporting characters interesting and three dimensional. While I don’t consider shallow supporting characters to be the most critical of flaws in Australian films, it is a matter that is worth addressing. by Steven Fernandez Supporting characters are, in fact, a great …

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Logline it! – Week 17

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 Prison Actually [box] “After falling for the woman who defrauded his company, a now bankrupt playboy hatches the perfect …