SCREENWRITING BLOG

StoriesByPhil > SCREENWRITING BLOG
Aboriginal sc-fi indigenous sci-fi Kindred screenwriter Phil Parker

WRITING SAMPLE – ‘Kindred’ (Aussie sci-fi/ adventure)

Feb 17, 2017 1 Screenwriting, Writing Samples

  The following screenplay sample is taken from an Aussie sci-fi adventure I was hired to write by Red Centre Films. They were so pleased by the work I did on the previous draft, that when they decided to tweak the concept, they hired me again! “Kindred is fantastic, adventurous,…

READ MORE
the third bomb screenwriter Phil Parker

WRITING SAMPLE – ‘The Third Bomb’ (WWII action/ adventure)

Feb 7, 2017 1 Screenwriting, Writing Samples

SPEC SCRIPT TELLS OF A THIRD ATOMIC BOMB IN WWII Below is a thrilling 5-page action opener from The Third Bomb, screenwriter Phil Parker’s multi-award winning spec script. The Third Bomb is currently under option with BAFTA-winner Sias Wilson, known for Flying Monsters 3D with David Attenborough (documentary), Hannibal (TV movie),…

READ MORE

FOYLE’S WAR

Feb 6, 2017 0 Screenwriting, Script Writing, Writing for TV

“Foyle’s War was one of my favorite shows to work on when I was a Creative Producer at the BBC. This particular spot I did was nominated for Promo of the Month.” Written, edited and produced by Phil Parker.

READ MORE
Midnight Run hero's journey screenwriter Phil Parker

HERO’S JOURNEY: Midnight Run (1988)

Dec 20, 2016 0 Screenwriting, Screenwriting Articles

Screenwriter Phil Parker looks at the the Hero’s Journey in ‘Midnight Run’ (1988)

READ MORE

‘The Third Bomb’ secures BAFTA-winning producer.

Nov 8, 2016 4 Screenwriting News

Phil Parker’s multi-award winning WWII script The Third Bomb has now been optioned by BAFTA-winner Sias Wilson, known for Flying Monsters 3D with David Attenborough (documentary), Hannibal (TV movie), The Golden Bowl (film), Space Race (TV mini-series) and many others. Sias’s experience as a producer, director and writer working with other BAFTA…

READ MORE

Hero’s Journey: The Treasure of The Sierra Madre (1948)

Nov 6, 2016 0 Films, Screenwriting, Writing

In this ongoing series, I give a basic breakdown of a film plot, as seen through the eyes of a screenwriter, and its use (conscious, or not) of a classic story structure that has its roots in the myths of ancient times. By seeing how different physical and emotional plot points…

READ MORE
Page 3 of 612345...Last »
Scroll to Top