Saturday, April 4, 2009

Screenwriting with passion! Why screenwriters write...

. Saturday, April 4, 2009
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I would like to take the time to just write a small post on why write. My opinion, we write because we have something to say or show, that has never been written in the way you will express it into the screen or paper. The hardest thing to do, is actually write. Our lives get in the way and then something that we have a true passion for, and would do almost anything to become/ achieve, quickly becomes a dream instead of working on it to make it a reality. Treat screenwriting as something that you have to do, put it in your schedule, make it a part of your life, and believe it. Ask yourself: What will i do in order to have time to write? How far am i willing to go to achieve this goal? What is the importance of my writing to me, and how should I prioritize it among the other 100 tasks in my daily routine?
I just keep saying this to all of you, Just do it! Don't lose your focus on your true passion and purpose!

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Friday, April 3, 2009

Screenwriting Lesson- RM for screenwriters

. Friday, April 3, 2009
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Great video about scceenwriting.

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Thursday, April 2, 2009

The Curious case of Benjamin Button Screenplay - Screenwriting Reading

. Thursday, April 2, 2009
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Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Download this PDF by clicking the "More" tab right above the screenplay and then just download the document. Enjoy!

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Screenwriting Software

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Here is a list of screenwriting software i found. I have tried several of these. It took me a while to find all of these, but, to help you, here they are.

BPC-Screenplay - Screenwriting Software for Windows

Celtx - An open source project for Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows and GNU/Linux. Easy to use and great formatting options.

Final Draft - Professional screenwriting software for Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows.

FiveSprockets-vScripter - Web-based story-development and scriptwriting software.

Montage software - Popular screenwriting software for Mac only.

Movie Magic Screenwriter - Integrated professional screenwriting software. Available on Mac and Microsoft Windows.

Movie Outline - Professional script writing and story development software for Mac and Windows.

Page 2 stage - Free open-source software, designed specifically for Windows. Available in a variety of languages.

Scripped - Great free online screenwriting website.

Zhura - Another great free online professional screenwriting software. Features public and group collaboration.

Pago - Screenwriting plugin for the open-source Vim Text Editor.

My favourite is actually CELTX. I find it very easy, simple and awesome to work with. after you format it you can even pdf it with it's own internal PDF'er, which just makes it easier for you. www.celtx.com for more info and video tutorials.

Get more information on these screenwriting programs here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_screenwriting_software

Please let me know if you have any other screenwriting software that i didn't list here.

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