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Screenwriting

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5 Essential Types of Powerful Opening Scenes
Screenwriting 12th Jan 2017

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In the competitive world of screenwriting (and filmmaking) where industry readers judge your script in the first few pages, openings are a vital part of a successful screenplay and film.
Screenwriters
Screenwriting 9th Jan 2017

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If your goal is to get your script produced it is absolutely essential to get more exposure. And you can totally do it.
Writing A Treatment, Crafting A Synopsis For Screenwriters
Screenwriting 15th Dec 2016

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A treatment can be a useful document to have, whether you’re looking to use it as a roadmap of your story before writing or as a way to build interest in a spec script.
17 Crucial Screenwriting Tips Stephen King Wants You To Know
Screenwriting 13th Dec 2016

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King’s wise words are written primarily in reference to writing literature, however, many of his now famous quotes from the book can be easily applied to screenwriting.
The Simplest Tool for Fast, Fun Screenwriting
Screenwriting 7th Dec 2016

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Before firing up the screenwriting software and facing that blank page, there’s a lot of planning, plotting, and story engineering that takes place — for good reason. The “pre-writing” or “story-breaking” part of writing a screenplay is vital.
How to Write a Compelling Short Film You Can Actually Produce
Screenwriting 28th Nov 2016

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If you’re thinking about writing a short film, or have already written one but feel it needs some work, here are five key tips to consider.
Edited Yourself into a Hole? Use Arrival Editor Joe Walker’s Tricks for Getting Unstuck
Screenwriting 15th Nov 2016

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It’s too slow. It’s too fast. It doesn’t resonate or just doesn’t make sense.
Want to Learn How to Write a Screenplay? This Slideshow Gives You a Great Crash Course
Screenwriting 15th Nov 2016

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Writing a screenplay is one of the most challenging areas of filmmaking you'll ever undertake, which is why it's always nice to have a resource to guide you as you make your way through the wilderness.
Why screenwriters and filmmakers need strategy and tactics
Screenwriting 9th Nov 2016

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If you want to have a career as a writer (and to keep it once you have it), you need to think about both the long term (which requires strategy) and short term (which requires tactics).
How screenwriters make money: 5 tried and tested ways
Screenwriting 8th Nov 2016

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Often screenwriters have the idea that they can win a lottery by selling their script to Hollywood. Do you actually think your chances of winning the lottery are anywhere near as good as selling your scipt to Hollywood?