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Forum: Screenwriting 11-13-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 852
Posted By directorik
I can see how doing that might help you with...

I can see how doing that might help you with dialogue. But how
can it help you write a screenplay?
Forum: Promotion 11-13-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 167
Posted By directorik
That's pretty heavy handed. But if that's a good...

That's pretty heavy handed. But if that's a good representation of
your short film it might be better to show.

Only you know what you want to present to people; sometimes
subtle doesn't work....
Forum: Promotion 11-13-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 167
Posted By directorik
Welcome to indietalk. The clip doesn't tell...

Welcome to indietalk.

The clip doesn't tell us anything. If you didn't write what your movie is
about I would never get it from this clip. I get a domestic abuse vibe.
It's a fascinating subject...
Forum: Screenwriting 11-13-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 852
Posted By directorik
An excellent excuse! People who are "into it...

An excellent excuse!

People who are "into it right now" will find the free time to learn
what is important to them. But you are not into it right now. When
you are into it you will find the time...
Forum: Distro/Marketing 11-12-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By directorik
Welcome to indietalk. The campaign looks...

Welcome to indietalk.

The campaign looks good. For me the issue is I don't know you.
I only have so much money to donate to filmmakers so I look first
to people I know, then to projects being...
Forum: Screenwriting 11-12-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 852
Posted By directorik
November 2015 (three years ago) you first posted...

November 2015 (three years ago) you first posted here under the user
name “nobody”. You told us that not only did Steven Spielberg read
your writings but told you you are “very smart even...
Forum: Promotion 11-12-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 61,812
Posted By directorik
The OP posted this in June of 2011. He hasn't...

The OP posted this in June of 2011. He hasn't posted here since October
of 2012 - six years ago.

Post your campaign!
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 458
Posted By directorik
There are several threads here regarding...

There are several threads here regarding microphones. Have
you looked at any of them?

If you are really looking for the "best microphone" you need to
bite the bullet and buy a high value one. If...
Forum: Narrative 10-24-2018, 11:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 959
Posted By directorik
That's just straight up, damn good!

That's just straight up, damn good!
Forum: Hollywood 10-23-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,809
Posted By directorik
Winning some screen writing contests can boost...

Winning some screen writing contests can boost your recognition
to agents and producers.

Buyers want the script that best suits their needs. A producer
may not want the winning script for many...
Forum: Hollywood 10-22-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,809
Posted By directorik
Fine. That's the one.

Fine. That's the one.
Forum: Hollywood 10-22-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,809
Posted By directorik
I don't know of any deals like that. ...

I don't know of any deals like that.

Producers are not in the business of providing work opportunities
for non U.S citizens. They are in the business of making movies.
If you write a script...
Forum: Screenwriting 10-22-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 954
Posted By directorik
Yes. She is asking about a "cold open" - the...

Yes.

She is asking about a "cold open" - the first scene in a TV show before
the title sequence. It's also called a teaser.
Forum: Hollywood 10-21-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,809
Posted By directorik
Look at the career of David Lynch. He directed...

Look at the career of David Lynch. He directed several shorts then an
extremely low-budget movie then a producer hired him to direct a
medium budget movie.

You know recent American film...
Forum: Screenwriting 10-21-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 954
Posted By directorik
Just trying to help. You post often that you have...

Just trying to help. You post often that you have no ideas.
I'm a writer - I have a lot of ideas.
Forum: Hollywood 10-21-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,809
Posted By directorik
After he has read the script. Unless you have a...

After he has read the script. Unless you have a non-negotiable, deal
breaking demand. Then you should mention that up front before
you waste his time.


There is always room for negotiation.

...
Forum: Screenwriting 10-21-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 954
Posted By directorik
I have several ideas. Would you like me to write...

I have several ideas. Would you like me to write the teaser for you?
Forum: Screenwriting 10-18-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,981
Posted By directorik
I'm not getting your point either. I'm...

I'm not getting your point either.



I'm saying a certain movie is a masterpiece without comparing it
to another movie. “Citizen Kane” is a masterpiece. I'm not saying
no other movie is a...
Forum: Screenwriting 10-17-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,981
Posted By directorik
You walk in an odd circle of people... There...

You walk in an odd circle of people...

There is no one, not a single person, I know who would call you a
psychopath for liking and watching that movie all the time.
Forum: Screenwriting 10-17-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,981
Posted By directorik
How can one put aside their bias when talking...

How can one put aside their bias when talking about movies?
“Bias” is a “deviation of the expected value of a statistical
estimate from the quantity it estimates” and “a personal and
sometimes...
Forum: Screenwriting 10-16-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 642
Posted By directorik
Nothing is always true in all contexts. If a...

Nothing is always true in all contexts.

If a writer feels it's vitally important to include the character 's
inner thoughts in the screenplay there is no "rule" that says that
can't. If a...
Forum: Other 10-16-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By directorik
The virtual instrument sounds sure are getting...

The virtual instrument sounds sure are getting better. I didn't
notice any point where it sounded fake. The horns as Buck
comes out of his burrow sound particularly real.

I've done a lot of...
Forum: Screenwriting 10-16-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 642
Posted By directorik
Just be mindful. The screenplay is a...

Just be mindful.

The screenplay is a different form of expression from a novel. The
goal of a novelist it to connect directly to the reader one on one.
The purpose of a screenplay is to lay a...
Forum: Other 10-14-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By directorik
Obviously you haven't finished the audio design...

Obviously you haven't finished the audio design so are you asking for
feedback about the score?
Forum: Screenwriting 10-14-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 702
Posted By directorik
Don't look to others to give you ideas. If you...

Don't look to others to give you ideas. If you don't have an awesome
idea for a first episode do not write.


What made the first episode of X Files memorable to you?
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