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Forum: Articles, Books, Blogs, Magazines, DVDs & Podcasts 07-11-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 54
Posted By TigerFang
They Don’t Make ’Em Like They Used To

An article by Soraya Roberts (https://www.theatlantic.com/author/soraya-roberts/) on why Hollywood no longer makes character-driven action films for adults (as opposed to box-office...
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 05-30-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,437
Posted By TigerFang
Re: Franklin Leonard

As daunting as the statistics may seem, I, for one, am thankful for all of the screenplay outlets the computer revolution has provided. Things nowadays seem better (to me) than sending stamped query...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 05-30-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By TigerFang
Re: Unpublished short story adaptation

TP, there’s not quite enough information here to give you sound advice. If your friend is a published author, then his agents or other representatives would want to know about this enterprise...
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 04-30-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By TigerFang
Re: Should I go to ComicCon?

Without knowing much at all about graphic novels or Comic-Con, on the face of it, I’d say go if you’re able to swing it. It seems that you have nothing to lose and everything to gain...
Forum: Screenwriting 04-30-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,981
Posted By TigerFang
Re: What is the difference?

This is the most erudite response. Although he used the word himself, be reminded of ComicBent that “simpleminded” he is not. The word “simplified” would be a more appropriate...
Forum: Films 04-21-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 324
Posted By TigerFang
Rebel in the Rye

Rebel in the Rye (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4986134/): Discovered this movie on cable the other day. Ordinarily, I’m not a big fan of writers writing about a writer as the main character,...
Forum: Screenwriting 04-10-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 984
Posted By TigerFang
Re: Ever been inspired to write a screenplay by a song or a piece of music?

Songs are licensed all the time, and I agree that movies and TV series are full of them, so I don’t shy away from including songs in a screenplay, especially if they help to create the feeling...
Forum: Screenwriting 04-09-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 984
Posted By TigerFang
Re: Ever been inspired to write a screenplay by a song or a piece of music?

Sometimes a song can make me think that it could be used in a script I’m writing, but anyone who writes such a song into their script needs to be prepared that it won’t be used.

Unless...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 04-09-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,174
Posted By TigerFang
Re: What about pen names?

Let’s talk screenwriters here on this screenwriting forum. “Woody Allen” is a pseudonym.

Article: “8 Pseudonyms Famous Writers and Directors Used in Movie Credits...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 04-08-2019, 06:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By TigerFang
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Apparently, it happens often enough that a clause must be inserted in the release form. There have been instances—in contests, I think I read— where two contest entries had the same...
Forum: Films 04-07-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 569
Posted By TigerFang
Re: Pet Semetary

Hm. I was afraid this could happen to its remake. As a litmus test, I wonder what would be the reaction of someone who has neither read the book nor seen the original movie? Age groups would need to...
Forum: Sites, Services, Software, & Supplies 04-03-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,069
Posted By TigerFang
Re: "Sell your concept" scams

Politely advise your client to use any of the script reader services who advertise their services here on Done Deal Pro. At least that will let them know whether or not they have more work to do and...
Forum: Basics 04-02-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,680
Posted By TigerFang
Re: Parentheticals

Personally, I find the use of (CONT’D) to be a hindrance when reading a screenplay, or as something to trip over like a pair of shoes kicked off at the top of the stairs. I recommend their...
Forum: Screenwriting 03-28-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,518
Posted By TigerFang
Re: Dialogue question

It would be great if professional actors and actresses would say the lines as written; sometimes the lines are crafted a certain way for a good reason. The other thing that peeves me is to hear...
Forum: Articles, Books, Blogs, Magazines, DVDs & Podcasts 03-27-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 220
Posted By TigerFang
Fan Bingbing

“Killing the chicken to scare the monkey,” “guanxi,” or “connections,” in show business, and other little troubles in Big China.

“The Big Error Was That She...
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 03-23-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,850
Posted By TigerFang
Re: Flat Out Rude?

And all this while I believed that the reason to not put a date of creation on a screenplay title page was so that when someone who had not yet read it got it in their hands, they saw it as “fresh”...
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 03-23-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,850
Posted By TigerFang
Re: Flat Out Rude?

Emphasis mine on “in the past.”



It’s a sign of the times. For this, I’m ready, willing, and able to blame the Internet. There’s also no longer much sense of karmic justice.
Forum: Films 03-22-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Us
Views: 956
Posted By TigerFang
Re: Us

Lately, the director has made the late night talk show circuit and each time the (same) clip was suspenseful enough to make me consider seeing it. Thanks, Jai. you’ve saved me what I consider a...
Forum: Films 03-19-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,252
Posted By TigerFang
Re: Triple Frontier

Triple Frontier is a mere two hours and five minutes in its run-time, but after watching it, it seems as though it took longer from start to finish. Perhaps that’s because there’s a lot...
Forum: Films 03-19-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,252
Posted By TigerFang
Re: Triple Frontier

Triple Frontier is out on Netflix. To see if it lives up to the months of hype, I’m watching it today.
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 03-17-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 964
Posted By TigerFang
Re: Credit

KitchonaSteve knows for sure, so please visit his links, and then there’s this from the WGA Screen Credits Manual...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 03-15-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 964
Posted By TigerFang
Re: Credit

Congratulations! Perhaps I’m mistaken, but doesn’t the WGA look over the script’s various incarnations (arbitration) to determine credit?

WGA screenwriting credit system...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 03-07-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,724
Posted By TigerFang
Re: Story Into Screenplay

Write a logline, a synopsis, and a treatment. This will help you become intimately familiar with your screen story as opposed to the short story you’ve already written.
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 03-06-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,004
Posted By TigerFang
Re: Nicholl 2019

2018 Nicholl Screenwriting Awards (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DKT1afiNb2g): The speaker’s introduction is excellent, and the awardee’s speech is moving.

Go Into The Story...
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 03-05-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,004
Posted By TigerFang
Re: Nicholl 2019

Like everyone else in the movie industry and in the audience, they just want a script with a good story well told. ;)
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