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Forum: Hollywood Today, 12:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 410
Posted By directorik
Fine. That's the one.

Fine. That's the one.
Forum: Hollywood Today, 09:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 410
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 Today, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 199
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 Yesterday, 09:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 410
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 Yesterday, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 199
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 Yesterday, 09:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 410
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 Yesterday, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 199
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: 1,117
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: 1,117
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: 1,117
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: 388
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: 5
Views: 330
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: 388
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: 5
Views: 330
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: 422
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?
Forum: Screenwriting 10-04-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 694
Posted By directorik
I have a different opinion than Walter, I think...

I have a different opinion than Walter, I think it's great for a writer
to look for a director to make a short film and then use that short
to show potential sponsors/investors for a feature.
...
Forum: The Lounge 09-25-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By directorik
He's using "film" to mean something special,...

He's using "film" to mean something special, something better and more
important than a movie.


I don't know what you don't get. It as true when he said it and it's true
today. In general...
Forum: Screenwriting 09-25-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 476
Posted By directorik
The way you writer horror with less blood an...

The way you writer horror with less blood an disgust is to not
write any scenes with blood and disgust. If someone is killed do
not write the details of how the death occurs.

Horror comes from...
Forum: Acting 09-23-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,077
Posted By directorik
This is an unknown (to me) and interesting...

This is an unknown (to me) and interesting perspective of learning
acting. Here in the States learning acting isn't broken down that way.

Here a student is taught acting, not theater acting or...
Forum: Hollywood 09-05-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 693
Posted By directorik
And it didn't hurt that the writer/director of...

And it didn't hurt that the writer/director of Star Wars had the number
three box office hit and an Oscar nomination for best director and original
screenplay under his belt.

That can open...
Forum: Global Ad 09-05-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,072
Posted By directorik
I got a pretty nasty private message from...

I got a pretty nasty private message from Chakraa.

I'm sorry you were upset by my comment.

I wish you well.
Forum: Global Ad 09-05-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,072
Posted By directorik
I am turned off by the suggestion that Chakrra is...

I am turned off by the suggestion that Chakrra is bigger than it is.
"The writing department..." makes it seem like this is a large
production company or studio. There is no shame in being a small,...
Forum: Hollywood 09-05-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 693
Posted By directorik
For anyone whose primary goal is to express...

For anyone whose primary goal is to express themselves then compromise
is not an option. Make only the movies you want to make the way you want
them made.
Forum: Newbies 09-05-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By directorik
What I take into consideration is which is better...

What I take into consideration is which is better for the project
vs. the cost.

On one project I needed a bar for a day so we found a practical
location. The downside is we could only shoot...
Forum: Hollywood 09-05-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 693
Posted By directorik
It's a difficult question but not controversial...

It's a difficult question but not controversial if one allows for
differing opinions. The answer only becomes controversial when
we do not accept that others have different goals.

My goal has...
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