In this week’s round up brought to us by Script magazine, learn five simple but invaluable lessons to make readers’ lives a bit easier and make your script a smoother read. Plus, exclusive interviews with “The Man Who Fell to Earth” television director Joss Agnew, Resurrection writer-director Andrew Semans, Paradise Highway writer-director Anna Gutto, and more!
Looking at Characters from the Inside Out: An Interview with “The Man Who Fell to Earth” Director Joss Agnew
Joss Agnew shares with Script about the process behind directing episodes 7-8 and the importance of that interview process with the show's creators, how he approaches camera angles for character development, keeping the show tonally consistent and so much more.
Film Review: Thirteen Lives Edge of Your Seat Visual Storytelling
Ron Howard’s directing elevates this from simply being a perilous mission to an endeavor that taps into the deepest aspect of human valor. The rescue scenes are nail-biting, depicting a claustrophobic, volatile environment.
Writing as Therapy: A Conversation with HYPOCHONDRIAC Writer-Director Addison Heimann
Addison’s freshman feature HYPOCHONDRIAC is not only entertainment but a lifeline for those who might not know what direction to turn in if they have similar issues that are interfering with them leading a healthy, progressive life.
The Power of a Strong Monologue: A Conversation with Resurrection Writer-Director Andrew Semans
Andrew Semans has constructed a unique horror tale that’s quietly savage. It addresses the responsibility of motherhood, while turning a keen eye on the physical and psychological toll domestic abuse can take.
A Story Worth Telling: An Interview with Paradise Highway Writer-Director Anna Gutto
Anna Gutto speaks with Script about the elements that initially inspired this specific story, parallel character development, and writing to direct. Plus, Anna shares invaluable advice for first-time filmmakers.
Breaking & Entering: Five Things Readers Wish Every Writer Knew
Five simple but invaluable lessons to make readers’ lives a bit easier and make your script a smoother read. Plus avoid familiar pitfalls that lose our interest, detract from the strength of your story, and make scripts needlessly clutter the page. Use Barri Evins’ pointers to elevate your script rather than knocking it out of the running!