Best of the Web 3 Mar

Story & Structure

:: How To Write The Perfect Ending
:: Everything You Need to Know about Specs Part 1
:: Writing Dialogue Banter That Works
:: Great scene: Dr. Strange Love
:: The Difficulty of Short Film Writing
:: Creating Character and Characterization
:: Emotional Elements of Plot: Dramatic Action
:: V.O. Narration: The Shawshank Redemption
:: V.O: American Beauty
:: Building a Scene and ‘The Social Network’
:: Screenplay Review: Warm Bodies
:: Review of Un-Produced Hitchcock Script

Script Perfection

:: Why Some Movies Are So Badly Written
:: To Outline or Not to Outline — That Is the Question
:: Why Your First Ten Pages Count
:: The Fine Art of Editing and Rewriting
:: Writing a Scene in 11 Steps
:: Be An Expert
:: It’s All About The Tinkering
:: 10 Screenwriting Lessons You Can Learn from The Avengers!
:: 6 Tips For Writing A (Money-Making) Script

Pitching & Selling

:: Film Festivals: Why Did My Film Not Get In?
:: Write a Pitch or Shoot a Pilot
:: Prognostication
:: February 2013 Pitch Sales Roundup
:: 2013 Best Picture Nominees by Return On Investment
:: Fill Your Cup

Best of the Rest

:: Room 237, A Doco About Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining
:: Writing the Academy Awards
:: 2013 Indie Spirit Award Winners: ‘Silver Linings Playbook’
:: Visual Effects Artists Protest Near Oscars
:: The Visual Effects Community Sees Red in the Wake of Oscar Protest
:: Introvert – Aversion
:: Why Write for Kids?: The Real Wuestion Is… Why Not?
:: Interview with Seven Psychopaths’ Martin McDonagh
:: Boxing at the Movies
:: Mercifully Short Reviews: The Loneliest Planet
:: What Are You Going to Do for Yourself?
:: What is a Set Piece?

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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