Posts Tagged: Scriptshadow

Are You Writing a Script? Or Are You Writing a Movie?

By Carson Reeves There I was, skimming through the comments last week, when I spotted one that caught my cornea. The comment was from a writer who had asked his director friend what he thought of the Black List. There

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Are You Writing a Script? Or Are You Writing a Movie?

By Carson Reeves There I was, skimming through the comments last week, when I spotted one that caught my cornea. The comment was from a writer who had asked his director friend what he thought of the Black List. There

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Let’s Write a F#&%ING Screenplay!!!

BY: Carson Reeves For the next three months, every Thursday, I will be guiding you through writing a feature-length (110 pages) screenplay. Why are we doing this? A few reasons. For new screenwriters, it’s a chance to learn how to

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Let’s Write a F#&%ING Screenplay!!!

BY: Carson Reeves For the next three months, every Thursday, I will be guiding you through writing a feature-length (110 pages) screenplay. Why are we doing this? A few reasons. For new screenwriters, it’s a chance to learn how to

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FIVE FATEFUL STEPS THAT ENSURE SCREENWRITING FAILURE

By Carson Reeves MISTAKE 1 – YOU ONLY WRITE ONE SCRIPT It’s probably the saddest situation I see. The writer who’s pushing that same first screenplay every time you talk to him. While it’s not impossible to break in with

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FIVE FATEFUL STEPS THAT ENSURE SCREENWRITING FAILURE

By Carson Reeves MISTAKE 1 – YOU ONLY WRITE ONE SCRIPT It’s probably the saddest situation I see. The writer who’s pushing that same first screenplay every time you talk to him. While it’s not impossible to break in with

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Is it possible to write a good movie about a screenwriter?

SCREENPLAY REVIEW – DALTON TRUMBO By Carson Reeves Genre: Biopic Premise: The real life story of Dalton Trumbo, one of the greatest screenwriters of all time, who was blacklisted from the entertainment industry during the 40s and 50s for openly

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Is it possible to write a good movie about a screenwriter?

SCREENPLAY REVIEW – DALTON TRUMBO By Carson Reeves Genre: Biopic Premise: The real life story of Dalton Trumbo, one of the greatest screenwriters of all time, who was blacklisted from the entertainment industry during the 40s and 50s for openly

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Life story rights

One of the questions I’m often asked is, “Do I need to obtain the rights to someone’s life in order to write about them?” I’ve brought in Lisa Callif, a partner at the law firm of Donaldson and Callif, to

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Life story rights

One of the questions I’m often asked is, “Do I need to obtain the rights to someone’s life in order to write about them?” I’ve brought in Lisa Callif, a partner at the law firm of Donaldson and Callif, to

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