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Forum: Research and Resources Yesterday, 08:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 83
Posted By TigerFang
Re: More of a filming question

Also, I’d go with researching to find out when you’re likely to get the sunniest weather. Polarizer filters make blue skies and green trees always look great; consistency of their use is...
Forum: Articles, Books, Blogs, Magazines, DVDs & Podcasts Yesterday, 07:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 284
Posted By TigerFang
Re: Writer gets fired from upcoming Law & Order spinoff for controversial comments

Like so many others of his ilk, this dudes heart and soul be all ugly inside.
Forum: Screenwriting Yesterday, 07:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 174
Posted By TigerFang
Re: What do you think about?

Both of these sentiments apply to me and my writing. Before I begin, those same professors’ words ring in my ears, too: Why does this story need to be told? Usually, as in the movies,...
Forum: Sites, Services, Software, & Supplies 06-04-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 229
Posted By TigerFang
Re: Final Draft v8 Issue Question

Since Mike hasn’t come back to respond, he probably did what he said he would do. He sounded like he made his mind up on the decision to buy everything.

His words: “Thanks for advising...
Forum: Screenwriting 06-04-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 936
Posted By TigerFang
Re: Midpoint

“Write drunk, edit sober.” — Peter De Vries

Yes, I think of a Midpoint when I concoct a feature film story, but first, a premise strikes me, then I figure out events for an Ending,...
Forum: Screenwriting 06-04-2020, 07:04 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,188
Posted By TigerFang
Re: The Last 10 Days

Took the opening 15-page setup for a feature and trimmed it to a one-page flashback for the last pages of an original limited series TV pilot spec script.
Forum: Sites, Services, Software, & Supplies 06-02-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 229
Posted By TigerFang
Re: Final Draft v8 Issue Question

Mike,

Before you pull the trigger on that much capital outlay for a new Microsoft Windows 10 Pro OS (which will cost $199) and Final Draft 11 (which will cost from $199 to $249), try a few of the...
Forum: Television 06-02-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 45
Posted By TigerFang
Freud

Freud (https://www.netflix.com/title/80209184) (2020) — “Eager to make his name in 19th-century Vienna, a hungry young Sigmund Freud joins a psychic and an inspector to solve a string of...
Forum: Writing Exercises 06-02-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By TigerFang
Re: It's been a while

Hey! You might have done it your school, but in OUR school, we didn’t kiss the teachers’ butts!
Forum: Screenwriting 06-02-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,188
Posted By TigerFang
Re: The Last 10 Days

Subtext: Eat more often at Wendy’s™ = almost finish more rewrites.
Forum: Writing Exercises 05-31-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,124
Posted By TigerFang
Re: Scene Practice

Thanks. As a style choice, Im a fan of no caps for sound effects in a spec script, too. Its less an intrusion on the read (for me).
Forum: Sites, Services, Software, & Supplies 05-30-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 229
Posted By TigerFang
Re: Final Draft v8 Issue Question

Hi, Mike. Does the text in the script wrap around and carry down long, skinny script pages, or is the screenplay normal and you can only see 3.5” of it? Have you tried using your cursor to...
Forum: Screenwriting 05-30-2020, 01:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 723
Posted By TigerFang
Re: Trim Down That Spec

So the script readers, who are paid to read scripts, do not like to read (any more than they have to read themI get that part, but still...). I mentioned this glancingly to a DDPro friend I made...
Forum: Screenwriting 05-29-2020, 11:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 723
Posted By TigerFang
Re: Trim Down That Spec

You’d like this guy (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aron_Ralston), then. :thumbsup:
Forum: Screenwriting 05-29-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 723
Posted By TigerFang
Re: Trim Down That Spec

I’ve read three scripts by one screenwriter whose scripts were so well written that I didn’t want the stories to end, and as I read them, the images played in my mind’s eye as...
Forum: Screenwriting 05-29-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 723
Posted By TigerFang
Re: Trim Down That Spec

This what I practice. It takes practice, too, and a good vocabulary is a huge plus. But it’s great when dialogue doesn’t carry over from one page to the next, and/or page count is reduced...
Forum: Screenwriting 05-29-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 723
Posted By TigerFang
Re: Trim Down That Spec

My goal for feature spec scripts is 110 pages with +/- 10 pages.
Forum: Screenwriting 05-29-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 723
Posted By TigerFang
Re: Trim Down That Spec

Go through it (for the umpteenth time) and find places where you can get in later and/or get out earlier. There must be something somewhere in there that can be cut down to accommodate the notes...
Forum: Screenwriting 05-28-2020, 10:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,188
Posted By TigerFang
Re: The Last 10 Days

Cool. Cyfress, Bono: thanks for these links!
Forum: Screenwriting 05-28-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,188
Posted By TigerFang
Re: The Last 10 Days

Personally, I love the Master Class series. The production quality is excellent—lighting, audio, cinematography (yes), graphics, and editing. My first class was Shonda Rhimes’ tutorial....
Forum: Screenwriting 05-28-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,188
Posted By TigerFang
Re: The Last 10 Days

A playwright friend (produced) in Florida bought in on the Master Class series as part of a promotion: buy a one-year subscription and give a one-year subscription to a friend for free. I was the...
Forum: Screenwriting 05-28-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 838
Posted By TigerFang
Re: Three Act Structure (Part 1)

Wait a minute... hold the phone... are you sayin’ Bono amounts to several members of the group of eukaryotic organisms (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fungus)? :jester:

(Joe, when things get...
Forum: Films 05-28-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By TigerFang
Re: The Neighbors' Window

Wow. This gave me a lump in my throat (which is difficult for any film to do). Thanks for sharing! :)
Forum: Screenwriting 05-28-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,188
Posted By TigerFang
Re: The Last 10 Days

TigerFang 10-day Recap:

-- Polished my limited series TV pilot original spec and corrected its typos.

-- Polished a Public Domain feature to enter in 2 contests; after the umpteenth review and edit...
Forum: Television 05-27-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 116
Posted By TigerFang
Re: Newman

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Joseph Westley Newman (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Westley_Newman) felt, prevented him from going forward with his machine when he first applied for its...
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