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Forum: Announcements, News, & Opportunities 08-06-2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 454
Posted By Brodylived
Looking for a writing... buddy?

Hi,

I'm an optioned writer with six screenplays under my belt. I'm about to start my sixth script and have a few ideas but would really like someone to go back and forth with before and while I...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 07-25-2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,916
Posted By Brodylived
Re: Corporate Retreat

Thanks for the replies. I think wasn't very clear in my question. I understand about writing the best script and not trying to write for trends. Fact is I'm not trying to chase a trend but avoid one....
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 07-25-2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,916
Posted By Brodylived
Corporate Retreat

I recently wrote a script that focuses on the world of poker. When I went out with it, I received more pases for reads than I ever had. When I questioned a couple producer/gatekeeper types, they said...
Forum: Basics 04-30-2010, 11:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,369
Posted By Brodylived
Odd ball dialogue montage

I know montage are not suppose to have dialouge but I'm am stringing a single speech a character is delivering in different locations at different times by breaking it up and having him say lines in...
Forum: Basics 01-24-2010, 11:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,623
Posted By Brodylived
Re: Best way to portray e-mails/texts

Billy Wilder wasn't shooting films in the 21st century where a lot of communication is done via e-mail.

It is different than phone in that you don't have to be able to read in order to understand...
Forum: Basics 01-23-2010, 11:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,623
Posted By Brodylived
Best way to portray e-mails/texts

I'm starting a script where two people e-mail each other throughout the story. Is it best to to just show the e-mail or have VO speak the messages out?
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 05-27-2009, 07:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,583
Posted By Brodylived
Re: Page one re-write

Thanks for all the advice. I think I'm going to counter saying that I will sell her the script for WGA minimum plus a writing credit.

If she decides to proceed without me, I'll let her know that...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 05-25-2009, 11:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,583
Posted By Brodylived
Page one re-write

Just looking for a little advice. I had a scripted optioned a few years ago by a producer. We went back and forth on a few drafts but she was unable to get financing and the rights reverted back to...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 11-17-2008, 08:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,899
Posted By Brodylived
Hollywood can't escape global downturn

There was a time when Hollywood was seen as recession proof. In fact, common wisdom was that the film industry thrives in bad economic times. According to the link below, that's not the case this...
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 11-09-2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,210
Posted By Brodylived
Re: Cross Referencing by Occupation or Agency

I've had HCD, Done Deal Pro and IMDB Pro. None was very good for e-mail addy's. Which made me wonder, what is the best source for e-mail addy's? If I had to pick, it would be HCD.

Just wondered...
Forum: Screenwriting 11-09-2008, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 943
Posted By Brodylived
Re: End board

Basically, I want to run a postscript that summarises what happened to the characters. I looked at other scripts and there is no real one way. A lot of scripts are shooting scripts so they use...
Forum: Screenwriting 11-08-2008, 11:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 943
Posted By Brodylived
End board

At the end of the script, I wanted a breif explanation to appear about what happened a few motnhs later to the main characters.

What's the proper format to do that?
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 02-02-2008, 09:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 808
Posted By Brodylived
Re: Deal to End Hollywood Writers Strike May Be Near

Hollywood reporter is now reporting a possible breakthrough in talks. Sounds promising.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/hr/content_display/news/e3iade5585233ac61803193e7759418bd9a
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 11-17-2007, 12:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,941
Posted By Brodylived
What can we do?

This may have been asked before (and feel free to remove if it has) but what can those of us who live outside LA do to support WGA members on the line?

I'm not WGA, have a few options but no...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 11-04-2007, 08:29 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 19,876
Posted By Brodylived
Re: Strike!! But what happens after?

That's correct. The confusion here maybe over the difference between a mediator and an arbitrator.

A mediator looks for ways to voluntarily bring together two parties which cannot agree on their...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 09-10-2007, 08:08 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,540
Posted By Brodylived
Forum: Films 08-24-2007, 02:14 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,678
Posted By Brodylived
Wink Re: Just saw Superbad

Actually, I did read your post but it's a bit confusing when you write:

Originally Posted by P.G. Bauhaus http://207.5.19.9/boards/images/buttons/viewpost.gif...
Forum: Films 08-23-2007, 12:12 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,678
Posted By Brodylived
Re: Just saw Superbad

Not to be a jerk but how can you comment on the motivation of characters in a film you've never seen?
Forum: Films 08-22-2007, 09:23 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,678
Posted By Brodylived
Re: Just saw Superbad

I agree with what you're saying. It's a problem with all three films. In fact, it's the thing that stopped me from liking "Knocked-up". I just could not accept the female lead liking the male lead....
Forum: Basics 08-21-2007, 09:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,212
Posted By Brodylived
Re: How many of you harbor a desire to act?

Not me. Now producing... maybe directing. Ah... that's a different story.
Forum: Films 08-20-2007, 09:01 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,678
Posted By Brodylived
Re: Just saw Superbad

[quote=JayKid;382538]Not sure how old everyone here is... but as a 20 year old (so I'm roughly the same age as the kids in the movie and have been through what they have--to an extent at least), I...
Forum: Screenwriting 08-04-2007, 12:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,668
Posted By Brodylived
Re: Sad day

Just watched Hot Rod and, while there are some differences, the storyline is very similiar including the key sub-plots.

I wrote a screenplay last year that was close to a couple other films (I did...
Forum: Screenwriting 07-22-2007, 11:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,668
Posted By Brodylived
Sad day

I have been writing a broad comedy script about a risk averse guy who becomes immortal and then goes on a stunt show in order to win a million dollar prize and the heart of his girl.

I'm nearly...
Forum: Writers & Scripts 06-02-2007, 08:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,393
Posted By Brodylived
Re: Finding Spec Scripts

Have you gone to script-o-rama? There are many 1st draft scripts on here. There's also lots of shooting or heavily revised scripts which you aren't looking for.
...
Forum: Basics 03-24-2007, 09:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,608
Posted By Brodylived
Re: Space before a slug

I have 7.0 but only can find the one. Doesn't matter because I can adjust the format I'm using to insert one space. But my question isn't how to do it but rather is it an acceptable practice?

It's...
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