There are pros and cons of both. Can you get enough work or will you burn all your time up and not have time for projects? #screenwriting #freelance #tips The Pineys: Book 3 https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08245Z99M
Dialogue and context is important and using curse words can say a lot. Despite the vulgarness of the language, it can say a lot. #screenwriting #screenwriter #cursewords The Pineys Book 2 https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07ZPDPZ9N
Some clients have unrealistic expectations and it's difficult to decide whether or not to work for them. Take things slow and don't work for free. #screenwriting #screenwriting #tips The Pineys Book 2 https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07ZPDPZ9N
Message to the CW: Why do you keep making not-Batman shows? Wouldn't an actual Batman show be better? Apparently not. I didn't think the Batwoman trailers could get any worse, but I guess I was wrong. #Batwoman #screenwriter #television
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, The Sopranos, Law & Order: SVU, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Archer and others. How do you write a show bible. Well, it's pretty straight forward and the pilot script's the thing. At some I call Jason Bateman, Justin Bateman, I always confuse that name.
Nosferatu, Dracula, The Lost Boys, Near Dark, What We Do in the Shadows, Salem's Lot, Blade, the Vampire RPG and lots of other vampire movies. They're fun to write. Some spoilers ahead! #Screenwriting #Screenwriter #Vampire Bitchute: https://www.bitchute.com/channel/Xb8m0zFTUhZU/
Lethal Weapon, The Good Guys, The Other Guys, Let's Be Cops and many more. Is the Buddy Cop movie genre played out? Probably, but let's talk about it anyway. #Screenwriting #Screenplays #BuddyCopMovie #Screenplay
The Culture War is heating up and it's going to impact your stories. Whether you conform to the Hollywood trends or are looking for the next one, you need to think about the cultural shifts in society and how they might impact your screenplays.
First up, a non-spoiler review and then I break down the three acts. Should you see it? Ehhhh. Hard to call. Depends on how big of a fan you are of the MCU. It's got some problems. Let's break it down. (Forgive me for calling the Skrull "The Skree" at one point.)
TV vs. Movie scripts. What are the differences? Which should you pursue and which is harder to write and get made. Talking about Bob's Burgers, The Simpsons, The Big Bang Theory, Cheers, Law and Order, Broad City, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia and others.
Going from comic book to screenplay or the other way. How are the two formats going to impact your writing? What should you be looking for? How do the two mediums impact the structure of the story itself? This just my opinion on some of the challenges.
This is a video about some very basic, nuts and bolts, screenwriting things. Cuts, dissolves, montages, etc. Oh and I forgot voice overs in this take, but like montages, voice overs are exceedingly rare now in screenplays so you should probably stay away. Show, don't tell. Some spoilers for Momento and a couple of others.
Spoilers ahead, partners! We're talking about Westerns! Yeeeeeehaaa! Movies mentioned include Silverado, The Hateful Eight, Unforgiven, The Outlaw Josey Wales, A Million Ways to Die in the West and various others.
We're talking about the meat of the movie, your second act. Movies mentioned include Inglorious Bastards, Venom, Predator 2 and, of course, James Bond. How many pages? Where can you dump all the slow scenes, why the second act, of course!
How do you get started writing your screenplay? All it requires ONE sentence. A few spoilers ahead. Shows and movies talked about: The Orville, James Bond, The Usual Suspects, Throw Mama From the Train, Strangers on a Train, Quantum of Solace, The Blues Brothers and others.
How do you make money as a screenwriter? Well, with any creative endeavor, you can't be ALL about the money. We're talking low budget here. What scripts are more likely to sell? What three genres are distributors looking for?