Logline it! – The Blood List 2013 – Week 2

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 Blood List 2013. Learn from the feedback and perfect your own loglining skills. By The Judges THERE ARE MONSTERS Writer: Bryan Bertino [box]”A mother and daughter find …

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[Video]: Sustaining the Habit

‘Information consumes attention, hence a wealth of information causes a poverty of attention.’ Do you ever sit down to write, but instead find yourself browsing news sites and social media in a state of perpetual distraction? What do you aspire to achieve with your writing, and how do you harness the lens of attention to bring about those outcomes? How …

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Writing the High ROI Screenplay (Part 11)

This week we continue with part eleven 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 – arguably, (if not: scientifically and empirically) what is another `pattern’ that can be seen in the Top 20 ROI Films? Arguably, …