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Is It Worth It? [The Answer]

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I received a letter from Kryz, asking Is it worth it? The subtext of the letter expresses doubts about his chances of making it in the industry, about the steps he’s taking, and perhaps ultimately about his own talent. The question is not new to me. My answer is never the same. But today I’m giving you the one, definitive answer. First, …

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Is It Worth It? [The Letter]

I received a letter from a screenwriter with doubts. Doubts about his chances of making it in the industry, about his process in trying to get there, and perhaps ultimately about his own talent. In the next post, I will give you my reply. Meanwhile, here is the letter. Dear Karel Segers, Hi, my name is Kryz Woodhouse, and I’m …

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5 Reasons Why Loglines Are Incredibly Important

loglines

Loglines can predict failures. This week, I watched a movie where the writer had not adopted critical notes. The film failed. I’m not saying that it would have succeeded if he had heeded the advice. If only things were that simple. The draft I read could be summarised in a one sentence logline. Based on that logline, I predicted the film would …