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Call for Papers – Screenwriting: Text and Performance

From the Screenwriting Research Network: The 8th Screenwriting Research Network (SRN) International Conference Call for Papers  Screenwriting: Text and Performance Deadline for Abstracts: March 23rd, 2015 The 8th Screenwriting Research Network (SRN) International Conference will take place at the University of

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Call for Papers – Screenwriting: Text and Performance

From the Screenwriting Research Network: The 8th Screenwriting Research Network (SRN) International Conference Call for Papers  Screenwriting: Text and Performance Deadline for Abstracts: March 23rd, 2015 The 8th Screenwriting Research Network (SRN) International Conference will take place at the University of

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Kurt Vonnegut’s Diagrams of the Shapes of All Stories

“What has been my prettiest contribution to the culture?” asked Kurt Vonnegut in his autobiography Palm Sunday. His answer? His master’s thesis in anthropology for the University of Chicago, “which was rejected because it was so simple and looked like too much

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Kurt Vonnegut’s Diagrams of the Shapes of All Stories

“What has been my prettiest contribution to the culture?” asked Kurt Vonnegut in his autobiography Palm Sunday. His answer? His master’s thesis in anthropology for the University of Chicago, “which was rejected because it was so simple and looked like too much

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Free Scene/Synopsis Feedback Opportunity

  I will be teaching a 4-day Script Editing workshop for MA students at the BFM next week (Nov 4-7, 2013). During the workshop we will be dissecting-analysing-reading as many scenes, outlines and screenplays as possible. If you are in

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Free Scene/Synopsis Feedback Opportunity

  I will be teaching a 4-day Script Editing workshop for MA students at the BFM next week (Nov 4-7, 2013). During the workshop we will be dissecting-analysing-reading as many scenes, outlines and screenplays as possible. If you are in

The Art of Editing

The creative work of a literary editor is very similar to what a film script editor does. Book editing is not different from script editing: it involves a good understanding of the material and the author’s intentions. An editor is

The Art of Editing

The creative work of a literary editor is very similar to what a film script editor does. Book editing is not different from script editing: it involves a good understanding of the material and the author’s intentions. An editor is

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Monday Starters #18

A collection of links, fun and serious, on film and culture, to start the week, with a special focus on writers’ blogs. Action Blog link: Is 80’s Style Action Dead?, by William C Martell A great article in which William C

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Monday Starters #18

A collection of links, fun and serious, on film and culture, to start the week, with a special focus on writers’ blogs. Action Blog link: Is 80’s Style Action Dead?, by William C Martell A great article in which William C

Events

February Silent Film Sound: History, Theory and Practice International Conference at Kiel University, February 22 – 23, 2013 The aim of this conference is to gather international scholars in the field of musicology, film studies and related disciplines to promote

Events

February Silent Film Sound: History, Theory and Practice International Conference at Kiel University, February 22 – 23, 2013 The aim of this conference is to gather international scholars in the field of musicology, film studies and related disciplines to promote

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Monday Starters #17

A collection of links, fun and serious, on film and culture, to start the week, with a special focus on screenwriters’ blogs. Article What’s So Special about Mirror Neurons?, by Ben Thomas (Scientific American) “There’s something strange about the range

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Monday Starters #17

A collection of links, fun and serious, on film and culture, to start the week, with a special focus on screenwriters’ blogs. Article What’s So Special about Mirror Neurons?, by Ben Thomas (Scientific American) “There’s something strange about the range