Monthly Archives: March 2012

Research Plan Outline

Planning Your Script: A Feast of Post-Its “I look at the research/planning phase as a feast. I consume research and notes, gorging myself on things that work, things that don’t, and things that have no point whatsoever, finally hitting that … Continue reading

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Download Scripts of Award Contenders

Download scripts of award contenders: “Anonymous” by John Orloff (Sony) “The Artist” by Michel Hazanavicius (The Weinstein Company) “Beginners” by Mike Mills (Focus Features) “Bridesmaids” by Annie Mumolo & Kristen Wiig (Universal) “Cars 2” by Ben Queen; Story by John … Continue reading

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The Matrix, Gap, and bullet time

They met — and movies were never the same. I was reading The Commercial Touch: Why Hollywood is Forking Over $200 Million Budgets to No-Name Directors over at Film Slate Magazine which suggests — for directors, commercials may be “the … Continue reading

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The Notorious Mission Impossible:II

Did You Know ‘Mission: Impossible 2’ is a Remake of Hitchcock’s ‘Notorious’? Here, Have a Look… By: Brad Brevet Another psychological element in Notorious missing from MI:II was Alicia’s past with both men and alcohol. Two things which greatly complicated … Continue reading

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The Logline Fallacy

Loglines are not created equal. They’re not all humdingers, attention grabbers, they are not the alpha and omega of the quality of a script. They can’t be. They shouldn’t be. While you can judge quite a bit from a logline, … Continue reading

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Tech Support

I’ve had a computer meltdown. I will be posting other items, but there will be a huge gap as my photos from Christmas aren’t available right now. I’ll postdate those when I can. Until then — onward! P.S. A Year … Continue reading

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