If you've been looking forward to sequels for G.I. Joe and Disney's Enchanted, then there's some good news coming your way. Progress on the sequels are moving forward as the studios have now hired writers for each project. Come inside for all the details and see who'll be penning the scripts!
What exactly is a logline? Through countless interviews and meetings with up and coming film producers, I have come to realize that many of them do not know what a logline is exactly. Seems sad, right? Who are these people, right? How could these guys make anything of themselves if the basic vocab of the industry escapes them, right?
Wrong, my friend. And I'll tell you why.
I wrote my first spec in less than 30 days.
Don’t hyperventilate yet—it wasn’t a feature I specced in less than a month, it was an hour-long TV drama. You should also know, in case you don’t already, that speccing for TV and speccing for film are two totally different terms. For television, to spec is to write an episode of a pre-existing show in order to prove to the world (or at least those who care to hire you) that you can assimilate your style to match that of another show.
Now that Anne Rice has quit Christianity, can we hope for a film version of her #1 National Bestselling novel The Witching Hour?
One of my protagonists in one of my several half-baked scripts is temporarily named Anna. Maybe that will be her name, maybe it won’t. Tonight as I read over the pages of the first two acts of Anna’s script, it became apparent to me that I didn’t know this girl at all.
Who can forget the moment we heard the breathing of Darth Vader when he first stormed onto the screen in 1977; or the gleam off the clean-shaven head of Lex Luthor. Strong villains are the key to an engaging story and when you sit down to write you script you'll need to avoid a common pitfall when crafting your villains.
Unlimited Human Imagining Proves Quite Limiting
Many of us contributors at THEMOVIEPOOL can be classified as die-hard fans of specific genres. Jordan is a Monster Action movie follower. I myself am a die-hard Horror aficionado. And I’m pretty certain Gabriel will never quench his inhuman thirst for Children’s Animation, most notably The Care Bears Movie (1985).