Calling All Writers: Weekly Contest Roundup – 9/25/2017

Calling All Writers: Weekly Contest Roundup – 9/25/2017

Welcome back to The Script Lab’s weekly screenwriting contest roundup – our gathering of all the latest in contest news,
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Screenwriting 101: The Relationship Between Plot, Character and Story

Screenwriting 101: The Relationship Between Plot, Character and Story

By: Britton Perelman A writer plots, a film can be plotting, and a plot can make or ruin a story. Plot can
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The Story Behind the Screenplay – Grigori Kozintsev’s Hamlet (1964)

The Story Behind the Screenplay – Grigori Kozintsev’s Hamlet (1964)

The Story Behind The Screenplay is a series by Martin Keady that examines the origins of some of the greatest
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Indie Film: Interview with Sam Wineman of The Quiet Room

Indie Film: Interview with Sam Wineman of The Quiet Room

The contribution of queer artists in the horror genre is often overlooked, from the not-so-subtle subtext of The Picture of
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Screenwriting 101: 6 Tips To Writing Cheap

Screenwriting 101: 6 Tips To Writing Cheap

Some screenwriters make a living purely from the page. They pitch an idea, and sell it. They write a script,
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The Philosophy of True Detective: Part 2

The Philosophy of True Detective: Part 2

By Steffanie Moyers Cohle: The ontological fallacy of expecting the light at the end of the tunnel, that's what the preacher
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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

Atlanta Film Festival Screenplay Competition

Next Deadline: September 28th, 2017
Final Deadline: January 4th, 2018

WeScreenplay Feature Contest

Next Deadline: September 29th, 2017
Final Deadline: December 15th, 2017

ScreenCraft Action & Thriller Contest

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