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Quentin Tarantino’s “Kill Bill Volume 3″ teaser screenplay?

“The Bride shall fight once more…” Quentin Tarantino announced with the release of a 3 page teaser of “Kill Bill Volume 3″ via twitter: “Ya’ll ready to see the first Kill Bill 3 preview?! Say pretty fucking please, with suga on top!” – Quentin Tarantino. He then tweeted the link to the PDF teaser version of Kill Bill 3’s screenplay.Read More

How Oscar Scripts Really Work

Whether a screenplay deserves an Oscar nomination depends on how it reads on the page and plays on the screen. But if you want to learn how Hollywood’s best screenwriters got that way, you have to begin by determining the challenges they faced at the outset of their tasks. Then you can identify, and learn, the techniques they used to meet the challenges.Read More

Screenwriting: How to Break in from the Outside

It’s the most often-asked question I get at classes and conferences around the country and from my clients. And honestly, I hate this question. There is no ONE answer. Everyone has a different “breaking in” story and everyone gets in a different way. And of course some don’t get in at all. It’s hard to break in – but here are some keys to finding your way.Read More

The Raven Storyboard Contest Winner

We would like to thank all the members from all around the world that entered the contest. We hope everyone had as much fun creating their adaption and storyboards as we did judging them. The adaptations ranged from faithful to re-imagined departures. The storyboards where even more diverse. Methods varied from hand drawn, found images, South Park style shapes and the built in Celtx Sketch Tool.Read More

21 strategies for breaking in and advancing your screenwriting career

When you write your first screenplay, the path to glory seems clear—find an agent who will get you a six-figure deal. A hundred and fifty query letters later, you’re languishing at Hollywood’s front gate. You’ve received a lot of encouragement, but, as Pauline Kael put it, “Hollywood’s the only town where you can die of encouragement.” Maybe it’s time to try another approach.Read More

110 Celtx Tutorials

In the world of open source filmmaking programs, nothing comes close to competing with Celtx. It is the essential all-in-one media pre-production software package that combines script writing, scheduling, storyboarding and much more all in to one software package.Read More

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