The Script Lab Podcast with WILD NIGHTS WITH EMILY Writer/Director Madeleine Olnek

The Script Lab Podcast with WILD NIGHTS WITH EMILY Writer/Director Madeleine Olnek

When you think of poet Emily Dickinson, do you think of a bat-sh*t crazy recluse who locked herself in her
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The Script Lab Podcast with WILLIAM Writer/Director Tim Disney

The Script Lab Podcast with WILLIAM Writer/Director Tim Disney

William is directed by Tim Disney from a script by Disney and J.T. Allen.When two audacious scientists successfully create a Neanderthal
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3 Key Steps to Developing a Web Series

3 Key Steps to Developing a Web Series

With the growing success of the web series platform, what are helpful starting points that screenwriters can use while developing
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The Script Lab Podcast with TEEN SPIRIT Writer/Director Max Minghella

The Script Lab Podcast with TEEN SPIRIT Writer/Director Max Minghella

Writer/director Max Minghella’s new film Teen Spirit stars Elle Fanning as a shy teenager who dreams of escaping her small
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How to Succeed the Steven Spielberg Way

How to Succeed the Steven Spielberg Way

What are some of the ways that Steven Spielberg found success in life and in Hollywood?Welcome to our ongoing Learning
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3 Mistakes Screenwriters Make in Their First Acts

3 Mistakes Screenwriters Make in Their First Acts

What are some of the most common mistakes screenwriters make in the first acts of their screenplays?Welcome to our ongoing Learning
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SCREENWRITING NEWS

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…

UPCOMING COMPETITION DEADLINES


Fall Narrative Lab

Next Deadline: April 29th, 2019
Final Deadline: April 29th, 2019

ScreenCraft Comedy Contest

Next Deadline: April 30th, 2019
Final Deadline: April 30th, 2019

Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition

Next Deadline: May 1st, 2019
Final Deadline: May 30th, 2019

ScreenCraft Horror Contest

Next Deadline: April 30th, 2019
Final Deadline: June 30th, 2019

Shore Scripts Short Film Fund

Next Deadline: May 2nd, 2019
Final Deadline: May 2nd, 2019

HollyShorts Screenwriting Competition

Next Deadline: May 3rd, 2019
Final Deadline: May 24th, 2019