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Logline it! – Week 22

Writing loglines is an essential skill for screenwriters, from early development through to the pitch. In this section, every week our panel reviews a few loglines posted to Learn from the feedback and perfect your own loglining skills. by The Judges Ripper [box] “A promising young surgeon is appointed by the Queen’s Secret Court to eliminate an alien threat from …

[Video]: Screenwriting Guru Syd Field on Hanging the Midpoint


The grandfather of screenwriting tutors and author Syd Field tells us what he learned from Sam Peckinpah: a strikingly simple strategy for tackling act two. If you liked this, check out more videos about screenwriting or filmmaking. And if you know of a great video on Screenwriting, let us know in the comments. Thanks!