Navajo Weavers and Screenwriting – What’s the Connection – Read the Newsletter and Find Out

Legendary Navajo weavers, when they create their blankets, intentionally include a mis-stitch. They consider it a sin against God even merely to try to craft a perfect blanket. What, you ask, does this have to do with screenwriting? Read on to find out. You’ll see it has everything to do with how to write the […]

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Book Review: Great Movies Express the Human Experience – This Book Helps You Write Them

This review of Essentials of Screenwriting was submitted by Jeff Leisawitz: Some teachers teach because they love school and never want to leave. Others teach because they get summers off. But the best teachers in the world do it because they have an insatiable desire to master a subject and share it with anyone who’ll […]

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Q&A with Our Man in Los Angeles Blog

Excerpt from the Our Man in Los Angeles Blog: Like most other writers, I’ve read too many books on screenwriting. In fact, it’s normally a problem – much like people with substance abuse problems, you just need to stop and move on with your life. In our cases, we just need to write. But recently […]

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The Last Reveal Blog Interviews Richard Walter – Screenwriting Priesthood

The below posting is an excercpt from Lee Matthias’ blog The Last Reveal: For the unfamiliar, a “reveal” in screenwriting parlance is the placement of key, revelatory information in a story. Most times, the last reveal is the most important revelation of all. FADE IN: INT. TIBETAN MONASTERY – DAY Through the open entryway, SNOW […]

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Patrick Horton – Q&A with Richard Walter on Screenplay.com

Interview with Richard Walter, Chair of the UCLA Screenwriting Program By Patrick A. Horton, PhD the story coach / wind & thunder productions I met with Richard Walter, legendary chair of UCLA’s screenwriting program in anticipation of the release of his new book, Essentials of Screenwriting (available in stores now). The notion of interviewing him […]

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Get on the LOT with Richard Walter – Storyboard Development Group – Monday, Aug. 9

Get on the LOT with Richard Walter – Storyboard Development Group – 20th Century Fox Studios, Monday, Aug. 9 Join Richard Walter as he leads an in-depth discussion at the monthly meeting of Storyboard Development Group on Monday, Aug 9 at 7:30PM at 20th Century Fox Studios (10201 West Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles). The group, […]

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