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'Falling Down' Golf Scene

“Just remember where you came from and treat people like you’d like to be treated.”
Arnold Palmer

“EVERY SCENE MUST BE DRAMATIC. THAT MEANS: THE MAIN CHARACTER MUST HAVE A SIMPLE, STRAIGHTFORWARD, PRESSING NEED WHICH IMPELS HIM OR HER TO SHOW UP IN THE SCENE.” 109 more words

Screenwriting

How to Write a Fantasy Screenplay

Screenplay Format – Before discussing how to write a fantasy screenplay, a brief word is necessary about proper format. A screenplay, like Gaul, is divided into three parts. 1,200 more words

Screenwriting 101

Pretty Woman (1990) Part One

“She walked off the street, into his life and stole his heart”

I am really fussy about romantic comedies and do not just walk blindly into a cinema because the hunk of the month is playing the kind of guy women drool over. 3,514 more words

Films

NaFF: The Identical superbly written, acted, directed

Made it to the Nashville Film Fest (NaFF) today.

Saw Something, Anything and The Identical. The first story focuses on a young woman who loses her first child in birth and suffers a long bout of depression afterwards that basically ends her marriage and former friendships. 276 more words

Writing

Screenwriting Book - Scriptshadow Secrets

Scriptshadow Secrets (500 Screenwriting Secrets Hidden Inside 50 Great Movies) by Carson Reeves

This is the book that really changed the way I watched movies. When I came across Carson’s site, I thought I knew all there was to know about movies. 276 more words

Blog

The Business of Rewriting

As I embark on yet another rewrite, and hopefully the last, on my first screenplay, I’ve been reviewing all the notes I’ve taken on rewriting (from books, articles, webinars) and thought I’d share a few things that should be relevant for all writers.   498 more words

Writers

"Breaking Ground On Your First Screenplay" with Martin Gomez

“Breaking Ground On Your First Screenplay”
Instructor: Martin Gomez
Saturday, May 10th at 5:30pm

In this hands-on workshop, we will be focusing on techniques that will assist a writer in beginning, and more importantly, finishing their first feature-length screenplay. 73 more words

Workshops