Best of the Web 11 Jan

Script Perfection :: Keeping Creative Passions Alive :: China’s Crime-Free Crime Films :: 8 Somewhat Unusual New Year’s Screenwriting Resolutions Pitching & Selling :: The Original & Adapted Screenplay Races Best of the Rest :: Russia Denies Rejecting Screenplay Over Homosexual Details :: The PGA snubs Selma :: Screenwriter’s Lawsuit a Win for Copyright Enforcement :: ‘Masters of the Universe’ … Read More

The Story Plan (3)

Outside of the system, there is very little room for any writing career in China. But in the US or even the less Bible thumping worlds of Europe, the big bucks go to the conformists, the purveyors of nothing in-particular, while the more nuanced, the critical, the original or just plain eccentric, rarely find finance. by Lawrence Gray If one … Read More

The story plan (2)

The theatre, and now the Cinema and TV and Internet, all play a propagandist role in any society. If you are going to write a war movie, it is unlikely you are going to write about how badly your people behaved. [divider] by Lawrence Gray And who are your people? Are they the ones who can pay you the big … Read More