Articles for tag: Scriptwriting

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Top New York City Acting Schools

Just about anything can be found in New York City and that includes some of the highest caliber acting schools in the United States. Exactly what qualifies as tops varies with each actor’s individual needs. A young actor wanting to kick-start their career in film acting isn’t likely to choose the same program as a ...

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Should You Major in Theater?

Choosing the right major in college is very important, as it will determine where life will take you and how successful you will be along the way. One major that many students may think about during some point in their life is theater. It is a very popular belief that a degree in theater is ...

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Product Review of Final Draft Scriptwriting Software

As a satisfied owner of Final Draft 7, I can recommend this product to anyone with a serious interest in playwrighting. For those of you not familiar with the program, Final Draft is, in essence, a computer application that allows for the easy formatting and writing of scripts. Professional scriptreaders look for a very specific ...

Ten Gift Ideas for Your Boss

Buying a gift for your boss can seem intimidating since you want to impress him or her with your creativity and gift giving skills. When deciding on a gift, buy something that fits their personality and choose something they will find useful. 1. Paperweight – Amazon.com actually has some really neat paper weights: a stainless ...

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Ten Things New Screenwriters Do to Get Their Script Tossed

Having been a screenwriting contest reader for a number of years, many, many scripts have passed before my eyes. As any reader will tell you, we can flip through a script and tell you if it’s going to be bad in about 2 seconds. Other problems come to light as we start to actually read. ...

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Babysitter Wanted: Movie Review

Director: Jonas Barnes, Michael Manasseri. Writer: Jonas Barnes. Babysitter Wanted,” is one of the few horror films that manages to add enough excellent acting, proper music, and clever scriptwriting to create a well paced action, horror film. Completed almost two years ago this film has recently been released to a select number of cities and ...

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Online Screenwriting Classes: Worthwhile or Worthless?

Optimistically lost. That’s how I felt, trying to fashion my failed attempt at novel writing into a decent script. This story should be a movie! I decided one rainy Sunday afternoon while gazing in despair from an expanse of gray sky to the scrunched up paper balls littering the floor. Naively, I also figured it ...

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Road Kill and Mystery: A Movie Review

Director: Dean Francis. Writer: Clive Hopkins. Vehicles have been a part of horror cinema in many shapes and forms since Stephen King’s Christine, and Maximum Overdrive in the ’80’s; the genre was explored earlier in 1971 with Steven Spielberg’s first feature film the Duel (Prone). Now, Australia gets in to the vehicular mayhem with a ...