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by Havel
Oct 27, 2015 11:46 am
Forum: Screenwriting
Topic: All Academy Award Winner Story Structures
Replies: 0
Views: 2022

All Academy Award Winner Story Structures

All useful for writing the story, includes many of the latest blockbusters: A ton of movie story structures at https://www.youtube.com/user/clickokDOTcoDOTuk/videos 2015 Academy Award Winner / Nominees at http://www.kalbashir.com/Oscars-2015-Winner-And-Nominees.html 2014 Academy Award Winner / Nomin...
by Havel
Apr 10, 2012 8:11 am
Forum: Screenwriting
Topic: So who's right?
Replies: 4
Views: 4452

Re: So who's right?

If two editors have got it confused, you can be sure two readers will have it confused too.

The best general rule for all these sorts of things is CLARITY.

It's not the rule/convention so much as the ease of understanding that matters.
by Havel
Apr 10, 2012 8:08 am
Forum: Screenwriting
Topic: writerwrench.com
Replies: 1
Views: 2317

Re: writerwrench.com

You need to link to kalbashir.com which is by far the best structure site.
by Havel
Apr 10, 2012 8:03 am
Forum: Screenwriting
Topic: Just Starting Out
Replies: 6
Views: 6021

Re: Just Starting Out

Just get Final Draft.

A lot of it is self-explanatory or easily understood. FD does all the work for you, leaving you to focus on story.

Believe me, you'll save yourself a lot of hassle.
by Havel
Jan 02, 2012 8:07 am
Forum: The Writing Process
Topic: A FLASHBACK TO TELL MY STORY?
Replies: 3
Views: 3587

Re: A FLASHBACK TO TELL MY STORY?

What you're doing is creating a narrator who will then lead you onto a journey into a New World and the change which will occur within (see Kal Bashir's fabulous work). The narrator may be the hero himself (Forrest Gump) or another (the Stranger in The Big Lebowski). The narrator also breaks up the ...
by Havel
Jan 02, 2012 7:57 am
Forum: The Writing Process
Topic: Day or Night?
Replies: 2
Views: 3036

Re: Day or Night?

It's just shorthand for effective communication.

You can modify to suit purpose. For example, INT. NIGHT 2AM vs INT. NIGHT 4AM

The important thing is that the message gets across succinctly.
by Havel
Jan 02, 2012 7:52 am
Forum: The Writing Process
Topic: Linear Screenplay?
Replies: 2
Views: 3164

Re: Linear Screenplay?

Linear timelines help to keep things clear. You can tell it non-linearly, just don't confuse the audience.
by Havel
Jan 02, 2012 7:49 am
Forum: The Writing Process
Topic: Character Intro problem
Replies: 2
Views: 3033

Re: Character Intro problem

You can detail the character in a second appearance. You don't even need to do that, you can just reveal little bits as needbe as you go along.

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