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Aboriginal sc-fi indigenous sci-fi Kindred screenwriter Phil Parker

Indigenous Australian sci-fi script finished. Client stoked!

Mar 9, 2017 0 Screenwriting, Screenwriting News

REWRITE OF INDIGENOUS SCI-FI ‘KINDRED’ FOR RED CENTRE FILMS. They say at least 90% of your career as a screenwriter will be spent rewriting other people’s scripts. It can be a major challenge, especially when the amount of work to be done is huge and the deadline is near impossible.…

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ALIEN: COVENANT (2017) – #MOVIETRAILER

Mar 2, 2017 0 Movie Trailers, Quick Film Reviews

ALIEN: COVENANT – GOING BACK TO BASICS? Watching the movie trailer for Alien: Covenant made me think of four things right away: King Kong Jurrasic Park Ridley Scott is going back to the franchise’s roots AWESOME! Not since James Cameron’s Aliens have I been this excited about a film in…

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catsaway movie screenwriter Phil Parker

WRITING SAMPLE – ‘Catsaway’ (Animated adventure)

Feb 23, 2017 1 Writing Samples

Tent Pictures Productions hired me to write a 30-page outline for their animated feature film ‘Catsaway’. Below is an intriguing 2-page outline of the opening 15 pages of the screenplay.

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SCREENWRITER AT THE MOVIES: ‘Gold’ (2016)

Feb 21, 2017 2 Quick Film Reviews, Screenwriting

Screenwriters – Make your hero earn it. Before I left for the cinema I checked Rotten Tomatoes. They had ‘Gold’ rated at 41% critics/ 51% fans. Normally, that’s a pretty good sign to avoid a film, but I’m a fan of some of those reality TV shows about gold mining,…

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Aboriginal sc-fi indigenous sci-fi Kindred screenwriter Phil Parker

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

Feb 17, 2017 2 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,…

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WWII story WWII script the third bomb screenwriter Phil Parker

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

Feb 7, 2017 2 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),…

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