In this week’s round up brought to us by Script magazine, guest contributor Kate Sargeant, TV writer for acclaimed network shows "Castle" and "Blindspot" shares a first-hand look on her new digital series that was a life-changing experience. Plus, Script’s Editor interviews filmmaker Mia Hansen-Løve about her much talked about film Bergman Island, a new installment from "Ask the Coach" and more!
"Virtually Single" - Creating a Comedy Series While Trapped in my House
"Virtually Single" writer/producer/actress Kate Sargeant ("Castle", "Blindspot") shares a first-hand look at how the making of her new series was a magical, transformative, and utterly life-changing experience.
Intimate Connections to Character and Location with Bergman Island Writer-Director Mia Hansen-Løve
Script's Editor Sadie Dean interviews Bergman Island writer-director Mia Hansen-Løve about how she came upon the idea for this story, casting the pivotal role of Chris and the artistic liberties she took embracing Fårö as an instrumental location and artistic life source for her characters.
Ask the Coach: How Can I Expand My Script?
In this installment of "Ask the Coach" Jenna Avery answers a pre-submitted question about fleshing out a short story into a feature length screenplay. Jenna provides a bounty of examples on expanding character arcs, goals, and story expectations.
Breaking & Entering: Pizza Is The Key Part 4 – Devices Add Flavor But Don’t Bury Your Story
Hungry to create a story that really delivers? Barri Evins talks “toppings” in the fourth and absolutely final article in her mouthwatering series on how to write a screenplay based on making a pizza! Learn how to choose the extra ingredients from flashbacks to big reveals, plus narration, montage, and metaphor to enhance your story but not overwhelm it. With examples from top films plus a Writer’s Workout exercise.