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The Business of Screenwriting: Selling Scripts and Shooting Scripts

Scott Myers breakes down the difference between “Selling Scripts” (or Spec Scripts) and “Shooting Scripts” So the first takeaway is this: As you read scripts, which is something you should be doing, you will inevitably run across shooting scripts (also known asproduction drafts). Do not look to them for style tips. At that stage, style Read MoreRead More

AFI’s The Basics of Screenwriting

In this seminar from the American Film Institute, Amy Dunkleberger guides both novice and professional writers through the creation of an engaging screenplay. …From such famous literary figures as F. Scott Fitzgerald, William Faulkner and Anita Loos churning out screenplays during Hollywood’s Golden Age to today’s scribes creating multi-million dollar blockbusters such as Gladiator and Read MoreRead More