The Great Television Writers: Part 10 – Peter Kay

The Great Television Writers: Part 10 – Peter Kay

Like wine, comedy does not always travel well. Consequently, not all of the best British TV comedy, particularly “northern comedy”
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The Script Lab Podcast: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon — Director of THE CURRENT WAR: DIRECTOR’S CUT

The Script Lab Podcast: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon — Director of THE CURRENT WAR: DIRECTOR’S CUT

Alfonso Gomez-Rejon is an Emmy-nominated director known for American Horror Story (2014) and the heartfelt indie film Me and Earl
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The Script Lab Podcast: Dawn Luebbe and Jocelyn DeBoer — Writers/Directors/Stars of GREENER GRASS

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Announcing the 2019 TSL Free Screenplay Contest Finalists!

Announcing the 2019 TSL Free Screenplay Contest Finalists!

We're thrilled to announce our finalists for The Script Lab's 2019 Screenplay Contest, in partnership with Coverfly. Out of over
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The Great Television Writers: Part 7 – David Chase

The Great Television Writers: Part 7 – David Chase

If the current “golden age” of television, which is fast becoming an entirely new age of “internet film and television”
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The Hero’s Journey Breakdown: The Lord of the Rings

The Hero’s Journey Breakdown: The Lord of the Rings

How does The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring follow Joseph Campbell's Hero's Journey breakdown?Welcome to another
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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


Atlanta Film Festival Screenplay Competition

Next Deadline: November 14th, 2019
Final Deadline: November 14th, 2019

WeScreenplay Feature Contest

Next Deadline: November 15th, 2019
Final Deadline: December 15th, 2019

Launch Pad Manuscript Competition

Next Deadline: November 21st, 2019
Final Deadline: January 9th, 2020

Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition

Next Deadline: December 31st, 2019
Final Deadline: May 31st, 2020

HollyShorts Screenwriting Competition

Next Deadline: January 24th, 2020
Final Deadline: May 22nd, 2020

ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship

Next Deadline: January 31st, 2020
Final Deadline: February 29th, 2020