Best of the Web 29 Jul

Story & Structure

:: 10 Deadly Sins of Screenwriting
:: WTF Is Voice? …And Why You Should Stop Obsessing About It
:: Tuesdays with Tom Benedek: “Subplots With Benefits”

Script Perfection

:: The Grammar of TV and Film
:: Tchaikovsky on Work Ethic vs. Inspiration
:: 10 Drama Scripts You Must Analyze
:: Ask Charles Yu What Inspired Him to be a Science Fiction Writer

Pitching & Selling

:: About The Cake, The Icing and The Cherry
:: 13 Frequently-Used Phrases That Make You Sound Like a Hollywood Rookie
:: Your First Page Sells Your Script!
:: Six-year-old Tries to Guess the Plots of Classic Novels Based on Their Covers
:: ‘Man of Steel’ at Comic-Con: Can Superman Still Soar?

Best of the Rest

:: The 25 Best “That Guy” Actors
:: 30 Awesome Behind The Scenes Photos From Old Movies
:: Studios Withhold Box-Office Results After Theater Shooting
:: The Emotions Final Hobbit Video Diary
:: Marilyn Monroe: Proto-Feminist?
:: Bryan Cranston of Breaking Bad Answers Fan Questions
:: Genre Directors Who Have Never Made a Bad Movie
:: 5 Questions with a Writer’s Assistant and Script Coordinator
:: Beasts of the Southern Wild – If You Haven’t Seen it, do Yourself the Favour!
:: The Black Hole (Short Film)
:: 30+ Behind the Scenes, Magical Movie Moments
:: Peter Jackson Actively Talking to WB About a Third ‘Hobbit’

With thanks to Jamie Campbell and Brooke Trezise.



About the Author

Jamie Campbell

Jamie Campbell is an author, screenwriter, and television addict.Jamie is proud to be an Editor for The Story Department.Her latest series Project Integrate is out now.

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