We’ve just announced the winners for our January Logline Competition, and the top three loglines blew our socks off. If you want to see three prime examples, all quite different, of how to write a compelling logline, keep reading. THE WINNER This month’s winner was Brittney Nuckoles with her logline for […]
by Angela Bourassa If you’re fortunate enough to live in a town with a Drafthouse, you’ve probably noticed posters for a wonderful little film called Amira & Sam (watch the trailer). It’s the classic boy meets girl, girl hates boy, boy and girl fall in love story, but these two characters […]
It goes all the way back to ‘Psycho.’ Movies with twists like that are memorable because they’re so simple.
The Adventureland script was written by Greg Mottola.
David Lynch has been in the news recently with the unveiling of his reboot of Twin Peaks, the classic 29-episode miniseries that consumed audiences in the early ’90s. Ariston Anderson of Filmmaker Magazine recently shared ten lessons he learned from Lynch. Here are a few highlights: The thrill is in […]
You can make a movie about anything, as long as it has a hook to hang the advertising on.
If you love Joss Whedon (the way I do) you’ll love his take on Wonder Woman. Whedon wrote this Wonder Woman script in 2006. It is not the script for the film by the same name set to come out in 2017.
I’ve never made any horrible, horrible movies. If you don’t ruin your reputation, you can always get work.
The 12 Monkeys pilot for the new SyFy TV show was written by Terry Matalas and Travis Fickett based on the film written by David Peoples and Janet Peoples (check out the film script here).
That’s one of the nice things about writing, or any art; if the thing’s real, it just lives.