The Script

UPDATED FOR AUGUST 2017
(SEE ATTACHMENT ON WRITER'S ROLE AT BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE)

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First step in Scriptwriting by Richard Walter...






Meet the Reader: How to Write a Screenplay in Nine (Not So) Easy Steps

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Top 10 Screenwriting Tips from British dramatist John Yorke


NEW SCREENWRITING APP SLUGLINE



I would suggest that if you are serious about scriptwriting, or writing more widely (novels, plays etc) then begin by reading the highly insightful, seminal book, Story by Robert MCKee:

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Whilst good, keep in mind that the advice of McKee is specific to feature length scripts. For the benefit of this course, an even better recommendation is:

Writing the Short Film (3rd ed)
By Pat Cooper & Ken Dancyger


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Syd Field- 3 Act Structure

Filmmaker IQ- Fantastic resources for script writing

Writing Mockumentaries...

Scheme of Work - The Masterplan...

Screenplay extracts

Extremely basic narrative theory

Only seven plots?

Independent Study Assessment Objectives

Student Film - Misguided

Michael Humphrey's Script Workshop

The 7 Keys of Storytelling

101 Greatest Scripts of all Time (As voted for by The Writers Guild of America...many of the scripts are available via links on the website)

Chris Vogler & Joseph Campbell: The Writer's Journey: Mythic Structure for Writers & The Hero with 1000 Faces

Screenwriting 2.0

Pixar's 22 Rules of Storytelling (& Free e-book with analysis of each rule)

What Makes a Great Screenplay?

The Most Common Dialogue Errors In Screenplays

Christopher Nolan on Narrative Structure

[The Graduate]: The Writer’s Vices

What 'Goodfellas' Can Teach Us About Screenwriting

SHOOTING DIALOGUE




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Thanks to Jonathan Haudenschild from my Pamoja course for suggesting this excellent short, short...

http://www.lstudio.com/films-on-l/the-piano-tuner.html



Bordwell & Thompson...see below

Story


Inferred events Explicitly presented incident/eventsAdded non-diegetic material

Plot