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ON SCREENWRITING: How to polish a draft

Mar 20, 2017 Phil Parker 0 Screenwriting , , , , , ,

The first three steps every screenwriter should take. Writing a draft of a screenplay is incredibly hard, yet rewarding, work for most screenwriters. After many weeks/ months/ years of toil, it’s natural to ache for an immediate reward, but unless you’re being paid for that writing, there usually isn’t one.…

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Black List Praises Indigenous Sci-Fi ‘Kindred’

Jun 10, 2016 Phil Parker 0 News, Screenwriting, Screenwriting News , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Great feedback continues to roll in for our Indigenous sci-fi feature-length screenplay, ‘Kindred’! The prestigious (and notoriously hard to please) film industry website, The Black List, had this to say: “Kindred is imaginative, action-packed, and exciting… filled to the gills with obstacles and action, never letting the stakes or danger let…

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Black List review of ‘The Third Bomb’

Aug 3, 2015 Phil Parker 0 News, Screenwriting, Screenwriting News , , , , ,

BLACK LIST READER LOVES ‘THE THIRD BOMB’ My WWII action/ adventure screenplay ‘The Third Bomb’ received a great review on the prestigious industry website ‘The Black List’ www.blcklst.com not too long ago. The life of a screenwriter is filled with lots of rejection, so it’s days like this I have…

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‘Casablanca’ sucks?! WTF?

Jun 20, 2015 Phil Parker 0 Screenwriting Articles , , , ,

Hard to believe, but it’s true… In the 1980s, this film’s script was sent to readers at a number of major studios and production companies under its original title, Everybody Comes To Rick’s. Some readers recognized the script, but most did not. Many complained that the script was “not good…

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