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Phil’s WWII script ‘THE THIRD BOMB’ – option, RENEWED!

Nov 3, 2017 Phil Parker 1 Screenwriting News , , , , , ,

BAFTA-winner renews option on WWII script BAFTA-winner Sias Wilson has just announced the renewal of his option on Phil Parker’s multi-award winning WWII script ‘The Third Bomb’. Sias, best known for Flying Monsters 3D with David Attenborough (documentary), Hannibal (TV movie), The Golden Bowl (film), and Space Race (TV mini-series) , has…

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Script rewrite for client advances in major screenwriting competition!

Aug 21, 2017 Phil Parker 1 Screenwriting News , , , , , ,

This year I was hired to rewrite the Aussie sci-fi feature script, KINDRED (story by Josh Bryer). My client was stoked with the results: “My story ‘Kindred’ is now a unique, fun and powerful screenplay because Phil challenges your story to be the most potent it can be. He really…

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

Nov 6, 2016 Phil Parker 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…

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Screenwriter Phil Parker hired again!

Sep 28, 2016 Phil Parker 0 News, Screenwriting, Screenwriting News , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Job complete. Client thrilled. Hired again! That’s the kind of news I love to hear! Recently, the award-winning filmmakers at Tent Picture Productions contracted me to write a comprehensive treatment/ outline for their animated feature film, ‘A Street Cat Named Anbar’. With only minimal character outlines and a basic concept…

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Indigenous Sci-Fi script ‘Kindred’ Earns High Praise

Jun 4, 2016 Phil Parker 1 News, Screenwriting, Screenwriting News , , , , , , , ,

Off the back of his multi-award winning screenplay, ‘The Third Bomb‘, screenwriter Phil Parker was hired to write ‘Kindred‘ – an action/ sci-fi story by director Josh Bryer. Set in the Australian Outback – and with Indigenous Australians in lead roles – Kindred is a rollicking adventure in the vein…

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The Fantastic Snore: Why comic book movies leave me feeling empty inside.

Aug 5, 2015 Phil Parker 2 Quick Film Reviews, Screenwriting , , , , , , ,

Tonight, the guy sitting behind us in the cinema caught some Zs while we were watching The Fantastic Four. At the end, his friend nudged him awake and the napper asked, “What happened?” Well, gee, I thought, where do I start? There were boring characters, a boring plot and a…

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