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Shorts Spotlight: God

The first time I really took note of Melissa McCarthy was in John August’s 2007 gem The Nines. While I had seen her in minor roles prior, her wonderful performance in that film has been cemented in my mind ever since. 94 more words

Film

Script Mag: Website of the Week

It’s all baby steps. One foot in front of the other.”
Writer/Director Sidney Lumet (The Verdict)

A few days ago I was thrilled to find out that the  481 more words

Screenwriting

Resources and questions for revising a screenplay

I recently revised my sci-fi thriller screenplay and submitted it to the Nicholl and the Austin Film Festival. Here are some of the questions and resources that helped me as I rewrote. 357 more words

What's at Stake? (David Wain)

“Any screenplay can be about any stakes. It can be tiny like trying to get a piece of gum off your shoe or saving the world–it’s irrelevant. 132 more words

Screenwriting