Writer of Screen

Germaine de Pibrac James

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Llama dances to DMX

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If the scene if not dramatically written, it will not be dramatically acted. There is no magic fairy dust which will make a boring, useless, redundant, or merely informative scene after it leaves your typewriter. You the writers, are in charge of making sure every scene is dramatic.
David Mamet, Memo to his Writing Staff (via timenextplacenear)

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Screenwriters read screenplays - Tim Burton edition

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Screenplays for movies directed by Tim Burton

Alice in Wonderland (2010)



Batman (1989)



Batman Returns (1992)



Beetlejuice (1988)



Big Fish (2003)



Ed Wood (1994)



Edward Scissorhands (1990)



Frankenweenie (2012)



Mars Attacks (1996)



Planet of the Apes (2001)



Sleepy Hollow (1999)



Sweeney Todd (2007)



The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993, Caroline Thompson)

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Video from the Academy: The misconceptions of being a screenwriter

"The misconceptions of being a screenwriter
Screenwriters Lawrence Kasdan, Dick Clement, Brian Helgeland, John August, Callie Khouri, Billy Ray, Scott Frank, Marc Norman, Phil Alden Robinson, Ted Griffin and Robin Swicord discuss some of the misconceptions of being screenwriters.”

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The Complete Guide To Things Referenced on Children of Tendu: Episode 1

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For anyone who doesn’t know what the hell I’m talking about, here’s a link to the podcast website: http://childrenoftendu.libsyn.com/

Within, Jose Molina (Firefly, Sleepy Hollow, Vampire Diaries) and Javier Grillo-Marxuach (Lost, The Middleman, Helix) dish out tons of…

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