Best of the Web 9 Sep

Story & Structure

:: When we go to the Movies we want to be Moved (Emotionally)
:: Action is more than just Gunfights and Car Chases
:: The Town: A Master Class in Screenwriting
:: Script Review: Dogs Of Babel
:: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest Beat Sheet

Script Perfection

:: Premature Word Ejaculation
:: TV Writer Podcast: Jana Sinyor (Dark Oracle, Being Erica)
:: Interview with Christine Conradt
:: Editing is Murder
:: Creating Characters You Worry About
:: The 12 Things to Nail Before You Start Rewriting

Pitching & Selling

:: When Is Your Script Ready to Pitch?
:: Grabbing an Actor Doesn’t Just Mean Pulling a Few in to do a Table
:: Interview: Richard Ayoade (Submarine) about breaking into ‘The Industry’
:: The Scoggins Report: August 2012 Spec Market Roundup
:: Meet the Reader: The Dark Side

Best of the Rest

:: Dory’s nose bleed in ‘Finding Nemo’
:: ABC Orders Joss Whedon’s ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Pilot
:: ‘Samsara’ Team Talk Globetrotting Across 25 Countries for their Follow-Up to ‘Baraka’
:: 5 True Stories Cut from Movies for Being Too Unrealistic
:: Breaking Bad: Most Jaw-Dropping moments of Season 5
:: London Film Festival 2012 Lineup Announced
:: Take 60 seconds to read some Beautiful Writing

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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