Logline it! – Black List 2012 – Week 8

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  FLOWER [box]”A coming of age story about the unlikely bond that forms …

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[Video]: Lena Dunham’s Crystal Ball

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Twenty-six year old Lena Dunham has written, directed and produced a number of short films, her own highly successful feature (Tiny Furniture), and is currently the writer and executive producer of the hit TV show Girls. Much like her implausibly breakneck career, her opinions on the current filmmaking and distribution landscape, the role of Hollywood, and why our heroes’ careers …

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Writing the High ROI Screenplay (Part 3)

This week we continue with part three 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 Taking up from last month, we move on to – `General Screenwriting Advice, Number 2’ – (and also, #3). Advice # 2 – …