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Forum: The Lounge 02-17-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,830
Posted By directorik
The Academy has sure been making boneheaded moves...

The Academy has sure been making boneheaded moves in the last
few years.

I am. Rehearsals start today.
Forum: Newbies 02-17-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 347
Posted By directorik
The reason you've heard very mixed stories is...

The reason you've heard very mixed stories is because no two
people are exactly the same. We can all point out successful
filmmakers who never went to film school and we can all point ...
Forum: Newbies 02-17-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By directorik
In my experience this is very unusual. ...

In my experience this is very unusual.

Typically investors invest in a project they think will make them
money. The credit rating of the writer has never (again, just my
experience) come into...
Forum: The Lounge 02-13-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,830
Posted By directorik
I have no problem with below-the-line workers...

I have no problem with below-the-line workers being credited.
Forum: The Lounge 02-13-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,830
Posted By directorik
Another example how the Academy is nothing more...

Another example how the Academy is nothing more than an entertainment
TV show that is not relevant to actual filmmaking. In an effort to streamline
the show the Academy has decided to present...
Forum: Other 02-10-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By directorik
You do not have to have a certain number of posts...

You do not have to have a certain number of posts to get
some feedback but a little patience goes a long way. It's
people like you who make this community great. Offer some
feedback to others,...
Forum: Other 02-10-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By directorik
We get a lot of "drive-by" posters; people who...

We get a lot of "drive-by" posters; people who ask for opinion and
feedback and never return. I know I get frustrated when I take the
time to watch and offer my opinion only to have the new member...
Forum: Pre-Production 02-08-2019, 01:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By directorik
Should be easy to get an actor for $100.

Should be easy to get an actor for $100.
Forum: The Lounge 02-07-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,830
Posted By directorik
Why do you expect the Academy to solve this...

Why do you expect the Academy to solve this problem?

Film is subjective. Put the two of us in a room and we may find ten
movies released in 2018 that we both agree on. Add sfoster and ...
Forum: Screenwriting 02-07-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 873
Posted By directorik
This is incorrect. Rewriting is far less...

This is incorrect.

Rewriting is far less costly than reshooting. And "very good" is subjective. What
is "very good" to the writer is rarely "good" to the producer. Or the director or
the actor...
Forum: Pre-Production 02-04-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By directorik
There are many. Most are regional not...

There are many.

Most are regional not national. So if you're in St. Louis a location
service in Austin won't help you much.

How about telling us where you will be shooting? Maybe we can
help.
Forum: Screenwriting 01-28-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,163
Posted By directorik
This is not a P.S. - this is your primary...

This is not a P.S. - this is your primary problem.

Many beginning writers have a situation, have some characters
maybe even have a “theme", but they don't have a story they
want to tell.
...
Forum: Screenwriting 01-25-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,090
Posted By directorik
Makes perfect sense to me. A writer really...

Makes perfect sense to me. A writer really shouldn't write differently
based on what they feel might happen. A writer should be in the habit
of writing as if many people will see it - actors, the...
Forum: Screenwriting 01-25-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,090
Posted By directorik
Think of it as a guideline and not a rule. ...

Think of it as a guideline and not a rule.

Good writers can get away with it. The "rules" are written
with new, inexperienced writers in mind. I've covered scripts
for years and I know that...
Forum: The Lounge 01-24-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,830
Posted By directorik
I think "the best" is too subjective for an award...

I think "the best" is too subjective for an award that can encompass all of them.
There are indie awards, there are horror awards, there are animated awards,
there are regional awards. You have the...
Forum: The Lounge 01-20-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 671
Posted By directorik
I saw it in November. Yes, there is...

I saw it in November.

Yes, there is symbolization in those posters. Yes, there is reference to the plot point.
And yes, the posters are designed to be eye grabbing and catchy.

And they are,...
Forum: Screenwriting 01-18-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,262
Posted By directorik
Imagine you are reading for this HBO Fellowship....

Imagine you are reading for this HBO Fellowship. You job is to find
writers who could potentially create the next big HBO project. You
have read 74 scripts in the last 5 days (14 already today) –...
Forum: Screenwriting 01-18-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,262
Posted By directorik
Length is a problem. Anyone seeing a 143 page...

Length is a problem. Anyone seeing a 143 page script will immediately
start with a negative bias against it. The harsh reality is very few writers
write can maintain interest over that many...
Forum: Screenwriting 01-17-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,262
Posted By directorik
Ready for a little screenwriting lesson? ...

Ready for a little screenwriting lesson?

When you write; INT. KARNAK TEMPLE – DAY everything under that slugline
is what is seen on screen.

Are you telling us that “Wide paved roads lead to...
Forum: Screenwriting 01-14-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,940
Posted By directorik
I see the location description as under the...

I see the location description as under the purview of the
writer. If she sees the location as as big as two football
stadiums and qualifies that as being like a James Bond
movie I can picture...
Forum: Screenwriting 01-13-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,940
Posted By directorik
James Bond movies are universally known for their...

James Bond movies are universally known for their large
sets. Not just Q's lab. I think she paints a clear picture with
those two (actually three) sentences. I can picture the set
in my mind.
Forum: Screenwriting 01-13-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,940
Posted By directorik
The next line: "The room looked as if it was cut...

The next line: "The room looked as if it was cut from a James Bond movie."

Maybe it is...
Forum: Screenwriting 01-09-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,940
Posted By directorik
Not at all. Harsh criticism is important to a...

Not at all. Harsh criticism is important to a writer. Everything
you wrote is helpful to a writer who wants to get better.

And I don't think it's rude to ask a lot of questions on a platform...
Forum: Screenwriting 01-09-2019, 12:47 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,940
Posted By directorik
So you are saying it is a fact that she never...

So you are saying it is a fact that she never posted the pages.

Then are you saying that pedramyz is lying when he says he
read the pages?

You are calling one of them a liar.

I think that's...
Forum: Screenwriting 01-08-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,940
Posted By directorik
There is no need for you to be so rude and...

There is no need for you to be so rude and disrespectful to her.
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