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Immersive Storytelling, Creative Isolation and Developing Structure That Impresses (From Script)

In this week’s round up from Script, learn secrets to master structure made simple and create an appetite for your script, with insight from A-List writers; how to utilize technology for immersive storytelling with savant filmmaker Neill Blomkamp, and so much more.

In this week’s round up brought to us by ScriptMag.com, learn secrets to master structure made simple and create an appetite for your script, with insight from A-List writers. Learn how to utilize technology for immersive storytelling with savant filmmaker Neill Blomkamp, learn about Hollywood silent era trailblazer Jeanie MacPherson, and script ownership rights. Plus, exclusive interviews with The Night House screenwriters Ben Collins and Luke Piotrowski, Ma Belle, My Beauty filmmaker Marion Hill and Under the Volcano documentary filmmakers Gracie Otto and Cody Greenwood.

Capturing Creative Isolation with Under the Volcano Filmmakers Gracie Otto and Cody Greenwood

Immersive Storytelling, Creative Isolation and Developing Structure That Impresses (From Script)

Writer/director Gracie Otto and writer/producer Cody Greenwood, the filmmaking team behind the ambitious documentary Under the Volcano, share insight behind their creative collaboration, the personal connection to the island Montserrat, and why the edit is so important in documentary storytelling.

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Immersive Storytelling and World Building with Demonic Writer/Director Neill Blomkamp

Immersive Storytelling, Creative Isolation and Developing Structure That Impresses (From Script)

Script's Editor Sadie Dean speaks with writer/director Neill Blomkamp about his new horror film Demonic and how he utilized volumetric technology as a storytelling device to bring his indie film to life.

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Jeanie MacPherson - The Genius Behind DeMille

Immersive Storytelling, Creative Isolation and Developing Structure That Impresses (From Script)

Script contributor Dr. Rosanne Welch shines a light on Jeanie MacPherson, a trailblazing screenwriter from the silent era who would eventually come to write a bulk of famed Hollywood mogul Cecil B. DeMille's box office hits.

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Southern Horror Writers Ben Collins and Luke Piotrowski Serve Up Some Lake-Side Mayhem in The Night House

Immersive Storytelling, Creative Isolation and Developing Structure That Impresses (From Script)

The Night House screenwriters Ben Collins and Luke Piotrowski speak with Script contributor Thuc Nguyen about their journey to making their horror film, tapping into your anxieties for the sake of story, and what's next in store for the writing team.

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Ask the Coach: Who Owns the Sequel Rights to My Script?

Immersive Storytelling, Creative Isolation and Developing Structure That Impresses (From Script)

In this installment of "Ask the Coach" Jenna Avery answers a pre-submitted question about who owns sequel rights to your screenplay and why adding an entertainment lawyer to your team is beneficial when negotiating screenwriting contracts.

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Breaking & Entering: Pizza Is The Key to Story – Part 3: Structure is the Cheese

Immersive Storytelling, Creative Isolation and Developing Structure That Impresses (From Script)

Hungry to discover how to write a screenplay with structure that impresses? Barri Evins shares a recipe for cooking up an enticing story based on… pizza! Discover why you absolutely have to have structure, like cheese on a pizza. Use these secrets to master structure made simple and create an appetite for your script. Plus find more insights from A-List writers on how what stories entice them.

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Marion Hill Climbs the Filmmaking Mountain and Plants Her Flag with Ma Belle, My Beauty

Immersive Storytelling, Creative Isolation and Developing Structure That Impresses (From Script)

Script contributor Thuc Doan Nguyen has a candid conversation with filmmaker Marion Hill about her Sundance Award Winner film Ma Belle, My Beauty.

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Ashley Poston: On Love, Death, and Books

Ashley Poston: On Love, Death, and Books

Author Ashley Poston discusses how she combined her love of ghost stories, romance, and books into her new romance novel, The Dead Romantics.

Choosing Which Movements To Put in Your Fight Scene (FightWrite™)

Choosing Which Movements To Put in Your Fight Scene (FightWrite™)

Trained fighter and author Carla Hoch discusses how much of a fight's details to actually put into a story, and how even with fight scenes sometimes less is more.

5 Research Tips for Writing Historical Fiction, by Piper Huguley

5 Research Tips for Writing Historical Fiction

Author Piper Huguley shares her five research tips for writing historical fiction that readers love and writers love as well.

Announcing 40 More Plot Twist Prompts for Writers!

Announcing 40 More Plot Twist Prompts for Writers!

Learn more about 40 Plot Twist Prompts for Writers, Volume 2: ALL NEW Writing Ideas for Taking Your Stories in New Directions, by Writer's Digest Senior Editor Robert Lee Brewer. Discover fun and interesting ways to move your stories from beginning to end.

Interviewing Tips | Tyler Moss

Interviewing 101: Tips for Writers

Interviewing sources for quotes or research will be part of any writer's job. Here are tips to make the process as smooth and productive as possible.

Plot Twist Story Prompts: Eliminate Threat

Plot Twist Story Prompts: Eliminate Threat

Every good story needs a nice (or not so nice) turn or two to keep it interesting. This week, have a character work to eliminate a threat.

4 Tips for Writing Gothic Horror

4 Tips for Writing Gothic Horror

Gothic horror and its many subgenres continues to increase in popularity. Here, author Ava Reid shares 4 tips on writing gothic horror.

Lucy Clarke: On the Power of Creativity

Lucy Clarke: On the Power of Creativity

Novelist Lucy Clarke discusses how a marathon of writing led to a first draft in just 17 days for her new psychological thriller, One of the Girls.

A Conversation With Jaden Terrell on Writer Expectations, Part 1 (Killer Writers)

A Conversation With Jaden Terrell on Writer Expectations, Part 1 (Killer Writers)

Killer Nashville founder Clay Stafford continues his series of interviews with mystery, thriller, and suspense authors. Here he has a conversation with novelist Jaden Terrell about writer expectations and success.