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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

Go: Liman's Tarantino-influenced dusk-till-dawn L.A. tale

Told from three perspectives, Go is the story of a bunch of young Californians trying to get some cash, do and deal some drugs, score money and sex in Las Vegas, and generally experience the rush of life. 260 more words