Writing Style 101: How to Discover YOUR Own Unique Voice

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We are able to identify the distinct writing styles of our favorite screenwriters. Styles that make us love their stories. Quentin Tarantino‘s masterful monologues. Aaron Sorkin‘s long sequences of quick-paced …

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15 Inspiring Kasi Lemmons Quotes for Writers and Filmmakers

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Kasi Lemmons’ Acting Career Kasi Lemmons is an award-winning and nationally-acclaimed actress, writer, director and filmmaker. Landing her first professional acting job at just 9 years old, Lemmons would go …

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Writers Advice: 50 Gems of Wisdom from Industry Titans

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Every screenwriter needs advice. Put simply, a career won’t progress without listening and taking heed of the right advice. Writers advice can be easy to find. But great advice, well …

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15 Inspiring Barry Jenkins Quotes for Writers and Filmmakers

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15 Inspiring Barry Jenkins Quotes for Writers & Filmmakers Barry Jenkins is undoubtedly among this generation’s most influential and important directors, producers and screenwriters. We have complied a list of …

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15 In-Depth Ways to Overcome Writer’s Block for Screenwriters

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15 In-Depth Ways to Overcome Writer’s Block for Screenwriters   Now more than ever is a time for creativity. But it’s easier said than done to get started on your …

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50 Energising Screenwriting Productivity Hacks

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The 50 Ultimate Screenwriting Productivity Hacks Why are productivity hacks important for screenwriters? What distinguishes screenwriting productivity hacks from those for other disciplines? ‘To be productive’ means to be effective …

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15 Safdie Brothers Quotes for Writers and Filmmakers

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15 Safdie Brothers Quotes for Writers and Filmmakers The Safdie brothers began making independent short films from a young age, drawing heavily from their disruptive childhood as two children of …

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How to Write an Awesome Beat Sheet for Your Screenplay

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Why a Beat Sheet is Important to Your Screenplay Whilst inspiration can strike at any minute and writing can be incredibly spontaneous business, screenwriting is usually smoothest when you’ve got …

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15 Phoebe Waller-Bridge Quotes Writers and Filmmakers Can Learn From

15 Phoebe Waller-Bridge Quotes Writers & Filmmakers Can Learn From Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s career is an inspiring tale of talent, perseverance and ultimate success. Starting her career primarily as an actor, …

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Save the Cat Analysis Series: THE STING (1973)

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One of the world’s most popular screenwriting books, Blake Snyder’s Save the Cat has brought clarity and a sense of direction to thousands of screenwriters, many of whom were looking for the logical …

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Crafting Ideas for Great Movie Titles: Your 5-Step Guide

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Crafting Ideas for Great Movie Titles: Your 5-Step Guide   It is often argued that the first 5 pages of your script will make or break your chances in screenwriting …

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15 Inspiring Russo Brothers Quotes for Writers & Filmmakers

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15 Inspiring Russo Brothers Quotes for Filmmakers   The career of the Russo Brothers has been anything but conventional. From independent cinema, through award-winning TV to shattering box office records …

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The 15 Best Frederick Forsyth Quotes for Writers and Filmmakers

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15 Great Frederick Forsyth Quotes Writers and Filmmakers Can Learn From   Frederick Forsyth Quotes Frederick Forsyth is a celebrated English author, journalist, former spy and political commentator. Having been …

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What the Most Successful Sports Team Can Teach Screenwriters

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Learning From the New Zealand All Blacks In the history of organised sports – globally – one team stands alone. The New Zealand All Blacks are the most successful sports …

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10 Great Sites to Download Movie Scripts From

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This article will delve into the numerous resources for finding movie scripts online. Smart and serious aspiring screenwriters not only watch a lot of movies but read a lot of …

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25 Francis Ford Coppola Quotes For Writers & Filmmakers

25 Francis Ford Coppola Quotes

Francis Ford Coppola Francis Ford Coppola is one of the greatest writer-directors to come out of the so-called “New Hollywood” wave of filmmaking, having made THE GODFATHER, THE GODFATHER PART …

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The Insider Interviews: Celine Haddad

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THE INSIDER INTERVIEWS: CELINE HADDAD The Insider Interviews series started in 2010 as a set of recorded interviews, featuring the likes of Tom Hiddleston, Gareth Unwin, who produced THE KING’S SPEECH, Ben Wheatley and Hossein Amini, …

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The Insider Interviews: Ed Clarke

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THE INSIDER INTERVIEWS: ED CLARKE The Insider Interviews series started in 2010 as a set of recorded interviews, featuring the likes of Tom Hiddleston, Gareth Unwin, who produced THE KING’S …

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The Insider Interviews: Andy Brunskill

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THE INSIDER INTERVIEWS: ANDY BRUNSKILL The Insider Interviews series started in 2010 as a set of recorded interviews, featuring the likes of Tom Hiddleston, Gareth Unwin, who produced THE KING’S …

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The Insider Interviews: Aaron Anderson

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THE INSIDER INTERVIEWS: AARON ANDERSON The Insider Interviews series started in 2010 as a set of recorded interviews, featuring the likes of Tom Hiddleston, Gareth Unwin, who produced THE KING’S …

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15 Great Scorsese Quotes on Storytelling

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Scorsese and Storytelling Martin Scorsese needs little introduction. The visionary director behind a lengthy list of iconic films from Taxi Driver to Raging Bull, Goodfellas, and through to The Wolf of Wall Street has inspired generations …

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30 Quotes about Screenwriting from A-List Directors & Actors

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30 Quotes about Screenwriting from A-List Directors & Actors Whether they produce films, direct them, write them, or star in them, these iconic figures all agree on one thing: the importance …

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10 Hollywood Screenwriters Reveal Their Big Break

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Most screenwriters would cite a moment in their careers that proved critical. It might be the day they signed with an influential literary manager, or the moment a key producer spotted something …

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10 Great PT Anderson Quotes for Screenwriters & Filmmakers

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PT Anderson A man who, remarkably, made a film of the quality of BOOGIE NIGHTS at just 27 years of age, PT Anderson has won a host of admirers over …

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The 10 Greatest British Screenwriters of All Time

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  Well, there’s one word for this article: contentious. Nowadays British screenwriters are at the top of their game, ranging from Dominic Minghella to Jed Mercurio, however this hasn’t been …

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10 Great Tales of Screenwriting Determination

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Where There’s a Will There’s a Way They say where there’s a will, there’s a way and if ever a profession needed to believe this mantra, it’s that of screenwriting. So …

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The World’s Highest Paid Screenwriters

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The World’s Highest Paid Screenwriters As the title says, this article will explore the world’s highest paid Screenwriters working in the Film and Television industries.   Screenwriting can mean seriously …

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The Top Female Screenwriters

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Beneath the murky waters of the western film industry, the odyssey towards equality is ongoing, and according to ‘Celluloid Ceiling’ – an industry consensus conducted by the Centre for Women in …

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10 British Screenwriters Who Broke Into Hollywood

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10 British Screenwriters Who Broke Into Hollywood

Our own screenwriting talent is well known on these shores – Simon Beaufoy, Richard Curtis, David Hare, Abi Morgan, Tom Stoppard, Peter Morgan, William Nicholson… the list is impressive. But what about Brit talent working in Hollywood? Industrial Scripts looks at British Screenwriters who have made the leap across the pond to make a name for themselves in La-La Land…

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10 Screenwriters Who Broke In Late

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Despite the image of the wunderkind screenwriter a-la Orson Welles or Diablo Cody, many screenwriters broke in late to the game, with a wealth of wisdom and life experience to …

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Jeffrey Katzenberg – 10 Lessons For Screenwriters

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Jeffrey Katzanberg From bringing STAR TREK to the big screen, reviving Disney’s fortunes in the 80s and 90s, to being the K in Dreamworks SKG, Jeffrey Katzenberg has been a …

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