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Filmmaking – Difference between novel,script writing and directing


Novel writing It is free writing where writer can put their thoughts into words .Novels won’t have specific rules to follow so it is much more creative compared to all other writings Screenplay writing It is more visual writing compared to Novel writing as screenwriter has to give some specifics like location,charterer name ,transitions etc.A screenplay will have 90–120 pages …

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screenwriting – Syd field recommeded movies on screenplay writing


Sydfield talks many films in his book .I read this book around 5 years ago so I remembering these films Sea biscuit – The spirit of going ahead in spite of failing He discussed the screenplay and thought process behind it and compared to great depression .The script not only says the story of Horse but it is a symbolism …

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How to write villain character efficiently advice


I am giving my view and what works for me. I will start with villain scenes as a complete lunatic or dangerous I never reveal his story in start of script or novel itself I will reveal his story later point in script A good villain is one not a complete lunatic but he must have some motivation In his …

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Excellent article on questions a writer should ask himself


Source – cinemababu First ask yourself these questions 1.What is the feedback you got for your script? 2. is your script is minimum 90 pages? 3.How many revisions you made to the script? 4.Did your script is having individual character descriptions,treatment,sequnces? 5.Did your action scenes are having storyboards? 6.Is script divided to sequences ? 7.Are dialogues are relatble yo the …

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Screenwriting-How many scenes your story should have article


This is a point of contention among many writers. How many scenes should your script contain and how long should each script be? The short answer is that there isn’t a correct answer. This isn’t arithmetic. In a typical script of around 110 pages, I’ve read scripts with as many as 150 scenes and as few as 70. Scene number …

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6 advice for Successful writing -extremely useful article


Souce – buffer.com 1. The best ways to get over the “blank page hurdle” I write because it comes out — and then to get paid for it afterwards? I told somebody, at some time, that writing is like going to bed with a beautiful woman and afterwards she gets up, goes to her purse and gives me a handful …

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