Recap: Scriptnotes Live with John August and Craig Mazin, July 25th, 2017

Recap: Scriptnotes Live with John August and Craig Mazin, July 25th, 2017

By: Britton Perelman On Tuesday, July 25, screenwriters John August and Craig Mazin hosted a live show of their podcast, Scriptnotes.
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The Great Screenwriters: Part 15 – David Newman

The Great Screenwriters: Part 15 – David Newman

What makes a great screenwriter? Is one great screenplay, or even a co-writing credit on a great screenplay, enough? Well,
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6 Ways to Avoid Writing Dull Characters

6 Ways to Avoid Writing Dull Characters

By: Britton Perelman The characters we create must breathe; they must be real. But creating life is no easy task. Too
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Interview: Award-Winning Filmmaker Edson Oda on the Sundance Screenwriters Lab Experience

Interview: Award-Winning Filmmaker Edson Oda on the Sundance Screenwriters Lab Experience

Brazilian-born, LA-based filmmaker Edson Oda is no stranger to success. After beginning his career in advertising before moving on to pursue his own
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Announcing Inaugural TSL Screenwriting Summit – Free to Register!

Announcing Inaugural TSL Screenwriting Summit – Free to Register!

The Script Lab team is excited to announce our first-ever Virtual Screenwriting Summit - and we're making it completely free
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Screenwriting Instructors Pilar Alessandra and Michael Huage on Character Arc and the Hero’s Journey

Screenwriting Instructors Pilar Alessandra and Michael Huage on Character Arc and the Hero’s Journey

By: Andrew Schwartz On The Page is a weekly podcast hosted by Pilar Alessandra, a writing teacher and former story analyst
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Review: Get Out Delivers Uniquely Horrifying Commentary

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Suspense. It’s a concept associated with horror and yet seldom the focal point – well at least not in this day…

Review: Logan Delivers Brutal, Beautiful Sendoff

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After Days of Future Past and the personification of doom that was Apocalypse, one might be excused for wondering whether…

Review: John Wick: Chapter 2 is a Satisfyingly Symphonic Sequel

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Keanu Reeves returns as the titular protagonist, a retired hit man who just wants to grieve in peace.   Everything…

Review: The Red Turtle Says More With Less

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Simplicity can be a complex thing.  Take the old folktale of Trang Quynh, for example – a recipient of the…

UPCOMING COMPETITION DEADLINES

Napa Valley Screenplay Competition

Next Deadline: July 28th, 2017
Final Deadline: July 28th, 2017

ScreenCraft Shorts Competition

Next Deadline: August 1st, 2017
Final Deadline: August 1st, 2017

ScreenCraft Action & Thriller Contest

Next Deadline: August 9th, 2017
Final Deadline: October 11th, 2017