The Stage 32 Videos: Screenwriting Tips

Writing a Fight Scene - screenwriting - Craig D Griffiths

This is an important episode. So many people struggle with how much detail to add to a screenplay when writing a fight scene.

No screenwriting Rules (Rules are a myth) Craig D Griffiths

The biggest obstacle to a writer learning how to write is mindset. Having particular words being used in the writing community impacts on a writers ability to learn. They start focusing on the wrong thing. The idea of RULES is such a thing. People start obsessing about learning the rules and stop focusing on learning the craft. Rules are comforting. If you learn the rules you will succeed. It is far scarier to hear that you will take years to learn a craft with no guarantee to success.

How to learn screenwriting - Craig D Griffiths

Books on writing (including free books) can be found here: https://www.amazon.com/Craig-Griffiths/e/B075WDD6HM?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_fkmr0_1&qid=1653688330&sr=1-1-fkmr0 There are a number of articles as well as more on the topic of this video at: http://griffithscreative.com.au If you want to reach out you can comment on this video or make contact via the contact form at griffiths creative.

Business of Screenwriting - Craig D Griffiths

So many of us screenwriters write things that can never be made. With a little bit of thought we could write something that will sell. Yes we should write what we know. Tell the story we want to tell. But we must also have some idea of the world we live in and be realistic. Business is what makes the world go round. So consider business before spend so much time on something that will never see the light of day.

How do I get an agent - writing a query letter - Craig D Griffiths

In this video we look at what you need to do before you start writing query letters to get an agent, manager or producer.Books on writing (including free boo...

Why you need great Secondary Characters

In this video, we look at great secondary characters and the functions that they can play in your screenplay. We look at examples from Fight Club, Superman a...

SCRIPTCAST ME - The Podcast That Brings Screenplays To Life -…

SCRIPTCAST ME - The Podcast That Brings Screenplays To Lifewww.scriptcast.meEPISODE 1 - The ProtégéA seasoned detective is unknowingly misdirected while inve...

HOW TO MAKE A LOW BUDGET INDIE FILM | Filmmaking Tips |…

National Film Award nominee Adam Nelson and screenwriting BAFTA member Chris Watt have done a free one hour special on indie filmmaking just for you

Taika Waititi Screenwriting Advice

Taika Waititi is a New Zealand film and TV director, screenwriter, producer, actor, and comedian. Taika's screenwriting credits include Thor: Ragnarök, Jojo ...

SCREENWRITING TIPS | Script Writer of The Water Man | Oprah Harpo…

Writer Emma Needell has had a long wait for success but is now living the dream. After countless rejections, submissions, and evening classes, her script was picked up by Harpo Productions by Oprah Winfrey and directed by David Oyelowo.

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GOOD is the baseline. Applies to all crafts and disciplines. Jean Smart is amazing in this new show Hacks. Watch it. It's sooo well written and so funny.

REATIVE DARK PLACE | "If you do it for someone you love, is it…

Lauren McCann, the writer and director of Girl Boxer (2019), discusses the fine lines of morality in life and film with presenter and actress, Aiysha Jebali.
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