ORIGINAL CHARACTERS Series: Part 4 – Cersei Lannister

Welcome to Original Characters, an ongoing series of Industrial Scripts articles examining the most original characters to appear in both TV and film. This article will focus on Cersei Lannister from Game of Thrones. What …

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Forensic Scene Analysis: The Whiplash Scene – ‘Not Quite My Tempo’

Whiplash Scene - Not Quite My Tempo

In this series, we’ll take a look at great, well-known scenes from films and TV. We’ll analyse these scenes to figure out what makes them work so well, what they …

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Honestly, Should You Do a Screenwriting Degree? 10 PROS and 10 CONS

Screenwriting Degree

More and more colleges and universities are offering academic pathways for screenwriters. This means a screenwriting degree is definitely something aspiring filmmakers and screenwriters will naturally consider at some point. …

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ORIGINAL CHARACTERS Series: Part 3 – Villanelle

Villanelle Original Character

Welcome to Original Characters, an ongoing series of Industrial Scripts articles examining the most original characters to appear in both TV and film. This article will focus on Villanelle from Killing …

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49 Fixable Reasons A Screenplay Reader Passed On Your Project

Screenplay Reader

49 Fixable Reasons A Screenplay Reader Passed On Your Project Every writer has experienced that moment of wanting to throw the towel in after getting rejected. However, it’s important not …

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15 Examples of Bad Writing in Really GOOD Movies and Shows

Daenerys Season Eight

If you pay even a sliver of attention to people’s critiques of TV and film, then you understand that great screenwriting isn’t necessarily a given, even for shows and movies …

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Should Screenwriters Write “Omnisciently”?

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To write omnisciently as a screenwriter often entails, for better or worse, including elements that may never show up onscreen: jokes in descriptions or insights into characters’ thoughts and histories …

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Lessons From Timing the Death Sequence in PREDATOR

Predator

Way back when… For much of the 80’s and into the 90’s, “Schwarzenegger” was a byword for a movie with a high body count. The box office was peppered with …

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