Psychology in Screenwriting: A Thoughtful Analysis of THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS (1991)

Psychology in Screenwriting: A Thoughtful Analysis of THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS (1991)

They may be two very different subjects, but a closer look reveals how the underpinnings of psychology can be observed
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Woke Lib White Boy Part 1

Woke Lib White Boy Part 1

With the Academy Awards less than two weeks away, nine films hope to cement their legacy with what is still
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Box Office Recap — February 20, 2018

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Ho. Ly. S***. You knew Black Panther was going to be a hit. You'd heard people talking about it for weeks. Early
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The #1 Way To Give Your Characters A “Voice”

The #1 Way To Give Your Characters A “Voice”

What’s really meant by the ubiquitous advice to “give each character a voice” when it comes to screenplay dialogue? Here’s a
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The Weird Side of Sundance: Writing Midnight Movies

The Weird Side of Sundance: Writing Midnight Movies

As sales and Oscar buzz filled the frigid air of Park City, conversations tended to overlook the more unusual sections
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From Script to Screen: Crash

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Crash is that rare breed of film that has actually had its legacy tarnished by an overabundance of praise. I'm
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SCREENWRITING NEWS

5 PLOT POINT BREAKDOWNS

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…

Five Plot Point Breakdown: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

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Genre: Fantasy/Science Fiction/Family Directed by: Steven Spielberg Written by: Melissa Mathison Runtime: 115 min SYNOPSIS: After a gentle alien becomes stranded…

UPCOMING COMPETITION DEADLINES


ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship

Next Deadline: March 1st, 2018
Final Deadline: March 1st, 2018

Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition

Next Deadline: March 1st, 2018
Final Deadline: May 22nd, 2018

The Writers Lab

Next Deadline: March 5th, 2018
Final Deadline: March 5th, 2018

Diverse Voices

Next Deadline: March 15th, 2018
Final Deadline: April 15th, 2018

PAGE International Screenwriting Awards Competition

Next Deadline: March 15th, 2018
Final Deadline: April 16th, 2018

HollyShorts Screenwriting Competition

Next Deadline: March 23rd, 2018
Final Deadline: May 25th, 2018