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Forum: Sites, Services, Software, & Supplies Yesterday, 10:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 170
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 Yesterday, 04:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 23
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 Yesterday, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 101
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 Yesterday, 09:02 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,058
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: 1,101
Posted By TigerFang
Re: Scene Practice

Thanks. As a style choice, Iím a fan of no caps for sound effects in a spec script, too. Itís less an intrusion on the read (for me).
Forum: Sites, Services, Software, & Supplies 05-30-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 170
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: 37
Views: 596
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 themóI get that part, but still...). I mentioned this glancingly to a DDPro friend I made...
Forum: Screenwriting 05-29-2020, 11:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 596
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: 37
Views: 596
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: 37
Views: 596
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: 37
Views: 596
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: 37
Views: 596
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: 59
Views: 1,058
Posted By TigerFang
Re: The Last 10 Days

Cool. Cyfress, Bono: thanks for these links!
Forum: Screenwriting 05-28-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,058
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: 59
Views: 1,058
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: 819
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: 179
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: 59
Views: 1,058
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: 113
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...
Forum: Screenwriting 05-27-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,025
Posted By TigerFang
Re: First 10 (or 1) page

I’m not a professional script reader, but whenever I read a screenplay, the writer can “lose” me on the first page for many reasons, but that doesn’t mean I’ll stop...
Forum: Writing Exercises 05-27-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,101
Posted By TigerFang
Re: Scene Practice

HENRIX
I know. Just calm down. Breathe.

Well done. A real cliffhanger. Sounds like an Irwin Allen (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irwin_Allen) Poseidon Adventure...
Forum: Films 05-27-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,314
Posted By TigerFang
Re: Random film thread...

The Search for One-eye Jimmy (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0117577/?ref_=ttpl_pl_tt) (1994) — “While working on a documentary on his old neighborhood, a young film school graduate shifts...
Forum: Screenwriting 05-27-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,895
Posted By TigerFang
Re: Three Act Structure (Part 2)

Itís easy to see how this works; most vehicles have four wheels on them and they roll along very well equipped that way. ;)
Forum: Television 05-27-2020, 06:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 113
Posted By TigerFang
Re: Newman

Yes. It was the manís actual name, though. I ought to add that the interesting thing about this documentary, at least for me, was not about Newmanís revolutionary energy-saving machine, but to watch...
Forum: Television 05-26-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 113
Posted By TigerFang
Newman

Newman (https://www.amazon.com/Newman-Joseph/dp/B01MRLTRJN) (2016), available on Amazon Prime, is a documentary that tells the story of Joseph W. Newman, backwoods inventor of a perpetual motion...
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