...as long as you edit brilliantly.
Son, we just crossed the street. Let's not
throw a party until we're outta the city.
I've never read a book or attended a class on screenwriting. I'm not opposed to the idea, but I like what I've got going on naturally and want to protect that. The one question I will ask myself as I'm re-reading a script for the 60th time is, 'Am I entertained? Still?' If the answer is 'yes,' I'll assume other people will be, too.
Nice to see you Kurgan. Who cut your hair?
I'm in disguise. This way, no-one will recognize me.
Tell the readers a story! Because without a story, you are merely using words to prove you can string them together in logical sentences.
LITTLE BILL DAGGETT
Well, sir, you are a cowardly son of a
bitch! You just shot an unarmed man!
Well, he should have armed himself if
he's going to decorate his saloon with my friend.
Whatever you've heard, or been told.
There are no rules!
An excellent podcast on the rules of screenwriting.
Welcome to Russell’s website. A storyteller who enjoys writing screenplays for movies. Even though the process is hard. It keeps his imagination working overtime.
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