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Writing the High ROI Screenplay (Part 4)

This week we continue with part four 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 – Why it’s good to be a produced screenwriter. Because… (as `obvious’ as this …

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Story & Structure :: 11 Screenwriting Lessons You Can Learn From Casablanca :: Are You Planning Your Script? :: You Best Know What A Plot Point Is :: How to Write a Fight Scene :: Downbeat Film Endings and ‘The Road’ :: An Interview with Writer/Director Clare Kilner :: Screenplay Review: Pain and Gain :: Screenplay Review: Operation Vertigo :: …

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[The Writing Director]: A Spark of Rom-Com Inspiration

I’ve had this image in my head for two years now. It’s this man in a suit, and he’s sprinting through an airport you know, arms flailing wildly. In one hand is a duffle bag, presumably with clothes in it, maybe some toiletries; and in the other hand is a bunch of red roses. by Ben Cox So he’s sprinting …