The 14 Vital Points for Outlining Characters

Readers must have a clear understanding of who your characters are and the reasons why they take the actions they do in your screenplay; otherwise your script will be rejected. Successful characters are multi-dimensional with distinctive physical attributes, emotional traits, appearances, personalities, intelligence, vulnerabilities, emotions, attitudes, idiosyncrasies, a sense of...
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Trailer of the Week: The Kill Team

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  From truth-piercing director Dan Krauss comes The Kill Team, a documentary that unearths the real story behind Private Adam Winfield and his platoon that was responsible for committing atrocious war crimes. Expect to see this documentary surface even more...
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5 Ways to Inspire Your Writing: Part V

5) Find your process. Repeat. Ray Allen arrives 3 hours before every single NBA basketball game and shoots the basketball over and over and over again. Bob Dylan used to exclusively write songs on trains and buses. I do all my chores before I write. Everyone has a different process...
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Venice Film Fest 2014: Here's the Line-up

  Opener Birdman, Dir: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu (also in competition) In Competition 3 Coeurs (Three Hearts), Dir: Benoît Jacquot 99 Homes, Dir: Ramin Bahrani Anime Nere, Dir: Francesco Munzi The Cut, Dir: Fatih Akin Le Dernier Coup de Marteau, Dir: Alix Delaporte Ghessha (Tales), Dir: Rakhshan Bani-E'temad Il Giovane Favoloso,
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