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Logline it! – Week 25

Writing loglines is an essential skill for screenwriters, from early development through to the pitch. In this section, we review the loglines and short synopses of the screenplays that made it into the Blacklist 2012. Learn from the feedback and perfect your own loglining skills. by The Judges  Serial Killer Sister [box]”When a Newly recruited police officer discovers that his …

[Video]: David O Russell on Silver Linings Playbook

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David O Russell (The Fighter, I Heart Huckabees, Three Kings) sits down with his editor Jay Cassidy to discuss how they were able to experiment with multiple approaches to character in the edit suite – and who they make films for.   If you liked this, check out more videos about screenwriting or filmmaking. And if you know of a …

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Writing the High ROI Screenplay (Part 1)

This week we kick off the first in a twelve part series of JT Velikovsky’s doctoral thesis: “Understanding And Exploring The Relationship Between: Creativity; Theories Of Narratology; Screenwriting; And Narrative Fiction Feature Film-Making Practices.” By JT Velikovsky Firstly – my thanks to Karel, and to all the gang at The Story Department, for inviting me to blog a series of …