One Hundred Quarters–Part II

Richard Walter writes about his journey from first joining the UCLA faculty to celebrating 100 quarters in October 2010. To read Part I of “One Hundred Quarters” click here. “Congratulations,” John Young said when I answered the phone. He was chairman of the Theater Arts Department, which was then the home of Film and Television […]

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Richard Walter to Present at WGA Foundation’s “NOTES ON CRAFT 2010” – Register Now

Date/Time: Thursday, October 28, 7:30PM – PRE-REGISTER NOW – SEATS LIMITED. Location: At the WGF/WGA headquarters, 7000 W 3rd St, Los Angeles 90048 Info: This autumn, the Writers Guild Foundation will host its second series of six discussion evenings entitled Notes on Craft. Each evening will feature two or three writers in conversation with Academy-nominated […]

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One Hundred Quarters: Part I–Guilt and Goals

Richard Walter writes about his journey from first joining the UCLA faculty to celebrating his 100th quarter in October 2010. UCLA’s calendar operates on the quarter system–a trio of ten-week sessions instead of the traditional pair of fifteen-week semesters. It dawned on me the other day that, at the time of this writing, I have […]

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Review of Script It! – Latest Screenwriting Software from Makers of Movie Outline

Writing a screenplay that taps into audience’s emotions all comes down to following your own emotions, instincts and what your gut is telling you to write for a character, a scene, a line of dialogue. If you can get help channeling that energy from gut to page, it is all the more likely to end […]

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