Writing the High ROI Screenplay (Part 6)

This week we continue with part six 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 – what struck me – in reading those 100 Screenwriting Textbooks – was firstly, this: A lot of what they said was …

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Logline it! – Black List – Week 20

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 GROUND CONTROL TO MAJOR TOM [box]”After nine years, a NASA communications expert …