[Video]: Richard Linklater on Boyhood

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Boyhood is one of the most critically acclaimed films of 2014, coupling an engaging story with themes of the current zeitgeist – divorce, responsibility, single parenthood. Screenwriter and director Richard Linklater sits down with Vice Magazine to discuss how he took pensive daydreams and created an Academy Award nominated film. If you liked this, check out more videos about screenwriting …

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Stop Making Sense, Screenwriters!

The pitch has come to an end, without any expression of interest. But then, the producer looks up at he screenwriter again, asking: “So, what else have you got?” It may have happened to you – or not. Either way, whenever you prepare your pitch, you better prepare for this question. Or are you perhaps the kind that will work on the same …

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What the Hell is High Concept?

I’ll confess… when I started working in this business as an assistant, and heard the term “high concept” over and over, at first I assumed it meant high budget. Then I thought it had something to do with drugs. But I quickly learned that a high concept project is a unique story that can be described clearly, succinctly and effectively …