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Logline it! – Black List 2012 – Week 5

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  CLIVE [box]”After an accident causes a successful CEO to lose both legs, …

[Video]: Argo writer Chris Terrio – Figuring It Out

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Rising star Chris Terrio (screenwriter of Argo, recipient of this year’s Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay) talks about failure, frustration, the ad-hoc path to screenwriting, and why Argo exists. Check out Chris Terrio’s vital statistics here.   If you liked this, check out more videos about screenwriting or filmmaking. And if you know of a great video on Screenwriting, …

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Writing the High ROI Screenplay (Part 2)

This week we continue with part two 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 So, whenever I’m asked, my own `general advice’ to any – and all – screenwriters/filmmakers, always includes, as 3 general `rules’: 1) Write …