Filmmaker Diary: Making a Micro-budget Feature in 4 Days — Day Three

Filmmaker Diary: Making a Micro-budget Feature in 4 Days — Day Three

I realized I spent way too much time in the first two entries feeling sorry for myself. I didn't mean
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15 Simple Screenplay Rules You Need to Know

15 Simple Screenplay Rules You Need to Know

There are lessons to master about story, structure, and characterization in your screenplays — these fifteen simple but important screenplay
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From Script to Screen: The Princess Bride

From Script to Screen: The Princess Bride

With a classic screenplay by iconic writer William Goldman, 1987’s The Princess Bride is a subtle balancing act of craftsmanship. Classic
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10 TV & Film Moms We Love

10 TV & Film Moms We Love

In honor of Mother's Day, here are our top ten favorite moms from film and television. Mrs. Parker, A Christmas Story https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HW4IZ0Flh3MThe
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3 Red Flags of Screenwriting Contest Scams

3 Red Flags of Screenwriting Contest Scams

Before you enter a screenplay contest, you should research it carefully. Yes, screenwriting contests can be a great way to
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Filmmaker Diary: Making a Micro-budget Feature in 4 Days — Day Two

Filmmaker Diary: Making a Micro-budget Feature in 4 Days — Day Two

Life for anyone working in film production is going to be crazy. It’s long days. It’s a lot of movement.
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5 PLOT POINT BREAKDOWNS

Five Plot Point Breakdown: Romancing the Stone (1984)

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Screenplay by: Diane Thomas Breakdown by: Anthony Faust Genre: Action/Romance Runtime: 106 minutes 1. INCITING INCIDENT Joan Wilder (Kathleen Turner) is…

Five Plot Point Breakdown: The Blue Lagoon (1980)

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Screenplay Genre: Drama/Teen film Movie Time: 104 minutes 1. INCITING INCIDENT Richard (Glenn Kohan) and Emmeline (Elva Josephson) Lestrange are…

Quick Change (1990)

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Screenplay Genre: Crime film/Heist film Movie Time: 89 minutes 1. INCITING INCIDENT Grimm (Bill Murray) is just another balloon-holding clown…

Five Plot Point Breakdown: Three O’Clock High (1987)

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Screenplay by: Richard Christian Matheson Genre: Farce/Teen Film Movie Time: 101 minutes 1. INCITING INCIDENT There is a new kid…

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ScreenCraft Comedy Contest

Next Deadline: June 1st, 2018
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Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition

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