Best of the Web 31 Mar

Story & Structure

:: Missing – Compelling Characters
:: Zero Dark Thirty Screenplay Analysis
:: Screenplay Review: Olympus Has Fallen
:: Plot=Character=Story — The Magick Formula
:: Plot – What Happens Next?
:: 10 Essential Screenplays Every Aspiring Screenwriter Must Read
:: Carter Blanchard-Interview: ‘Glimmer’
:: Ashleigh Powell: ‘Somacell’
:: The Two Types of TV Stories
:: 10 Screenwriting Lessons You Can Learn From ‘Trainspotting’
:: Tell The Story, Tell The Story, TELL THE STORY!

Script Perfection

:: The Best Feedback Notes… Ever
:: So You Want to be an Author…
:: Get the 411 on 5-0!
:: Take an Improv Class B*tch (And Become A Better Comedy Writer)
:: You Don’t Have to Take Every Note
:: Tales From Development Hell
:: Scriptnotes Ep: 82
:: TV Writers Podcast Ep: 073
:: Interview: Deadpool Screenwriters
:: (Multi-)Genre Storytelling in the Social Media Age
:: What’s Your Story About?
:: What the Hell Happened to Comedy?
:: Ball of Steel Goes Into the Writing Room
:: 17 Phrases That Make You Sound Like A Hollywood Rookie

Pitching & Selling

:: Do You Need to Live in Hollywood to Establish Your Screenwriting Career?
:: 5 Sure-fire Ways to Cripple Your Screen Writing Career
:: Pitch, Learn & Network at Screenwriter’s World Conference East
:: How NOT to Query Your Screenplay
:: How do Readers Get Hired?
:: How Jon Spaihts became the “Go-To” writer for Sci-Fi

Best of the Rest

:: Babies and ‘Your Script’
:: Breaking Bad 1995 Style
:: Zombie Mayhem in the Second ‘World War Z’ Trailer
:: Movies Re-imagined for Another Time and Place
:: How the Internet has Changed Sci-Fi Movies
:: Why Can’t Hollywood Make a Decent Dairy Tale Movie?
:: Who Should be Responsible when Your Robotic Surgeon F*cks Up?
:: The Many Ways Hollywood Destroys the White House
:: IMDB Theme Park Due In 2018
:: Everybody Wants To Kill Bruce Willis
:: R.I.P Don Payne: Writer of both Thor movies and The Simpsons
:: Wachowski’s New Sci Fi TV Series on Netflix
:: Top 10 Lesbian Movie Clichés
:: Academy Conversations: “Olympus Has Fallen”
:: Martin Scorsese Developing ‘Gangs of New York’ TV Series

With thanks to Jamie Campbell.



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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