A writer’s statement with regard to my script in progress… Michael’s character originally came to me, in this exact situation, in a dream. I woke up and immediately wrote down the … Continue reading Writer’s Statement
This week, the focus has been around two topics – collaboration and technology. Screenwriting is becoming more and more a collaborative affair. Whilst film-making has always been collaborative out of … Continue reading Week 7: Reflection
In the conclusion of her book, Screenwriting in a digital era, Kathryn Millard presents a manifesto for ‘sustainable screenwriting’, stating that the current system for producing films from screenplays is simply unsustainable … Continue reading Screenwriting in a digital era
In spring of 2013, in an effort to illuminate how new digital technologies are impacting filmmakers, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences held a series of seminars open … Continue reading Storytelling in the digital age
Baby (Elgort), finished with paying back the debt he owes Doc (Spacey), looks forward to a quiet life with his new girlfriend. But when he’s called back to drive for a job one more time, things don’t work out quite the way he hopes.
Thoughts on reading chapter 14: ‘Characterisation and Dialogue’ of Screen Language: From Film Writing to Film Making by Cherry Potter. I found this to be an interesting and quite enjoyable read. … Continue reading Characterisation and Dialogue
The task was to write an opening scene which ‘depicts a person telling their partner they are leaving them’, also: ‘As an additional challenge, see if you can subvert the … Continue reading An opening scene