How Do You Deal With Rejection? 10 ESSENTIAL Tips for Screenwriters

Deal with Rejection

Rejection is inevitable. To live is to face rejection. Whether it’s rejection from a potential employer, from friends or an unreciprocated love. Everyone has to deal with rejection of some sort. …

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What Does ‘Greenlit’ REALLY Mean? 9 Key Factors in the Script Development Process

Greenlit, Expectation vs Reality

There’s often a misconception around the meaning of the term ‘greenlit’. There is a vast difference between a producer/studio commissioning a script and a movie getting greenlit. Usually, it goes …

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How Do You Research a Screenplay? 10 Elements of Superb Screenplay Research

Screenplay Research

There is a lot of advice on the screenwriting process but screenplay research and the act of finding, gathering and implementing information into your writing is a little more shrouded in mystery. …

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Eleven from STRANGER THINGS – Original Characters Series: Part 8

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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 Eleven from Stranger Things. What is an Original Character? …

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The Insider Interviews – with BREAKING BAD Producer Karen Moore

This latest iteration of our Insider Interviews Series is with producer Karen Moore, one of the three judges of Industrial Scripts’ inaugural screenwriting contest, The TITAN Awards. Karen Moore Biography Karen …

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The Insider Interviews – with SICARIO Producer Ed McDonnell

This latest iteration of our Insider Interviews Series is with producer Ed McDonnell, one of the three judges of Industrial Scripts’ inaugural screenwriting contest, The TITAN Awards. Ed McDonnell Biography Ed …

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The Insider Interviews – with Mega-Producer Patrick Crowley

patrick crowley producer judge the titan awards

This latest iteration of our Insider Interviews Series is with producer Patrick Crowley, one of the three judges of Industrial Scripts’ inaugural screenwriting contest, The TITAN Awards. Patrick Crowley Biography Patrick …

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Travis Bickle – ORIGINAL CHARACTERS Series: Part 7

Travis Bickle Taxi Driver Cinema

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 Travis Bickle from Taxi Driver. What …

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Writing The Unlikeable Protagonist: How to Craft a Great Antihero

Walter White Creating Characters

The Role of the Unlikeable Protagonist ‘Unlikeable protagonist’ sounds like an oxymoron. However, they’re a common occurrence in all forms of storytelling. The antihero protagonist is an increasingly prominent presence …

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15 Motivating Jon Favreau Quotes on Filmmaking

Jon Favreau Quotes

Where to start with a filmmaker, actor, producer and writer as malleable and prolific as Jon Favreau? The multi-talented director behind Iron Man, the Mandalorian and The Lion King has …

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Dual Protagonists: How to Handle TWO Lead Characters in Your Screenplay

The Prestige - Dual Protagonists

Dual Protagonists: Breaking the Mould There is no law in screenwriting that dictates you must only have one protagonist, or main character, in your screenplay. Granted, most writers choose to …

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Creating Characters That Leap Off The Page: What Are The 15 VITAL Steps?

Walter White Creating Characters

Creating Characters: A Daunting Process When writing a screenplay, the process of creating characters can be so arduous yet so enlightening, so varied yet at the same time so individually …

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