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Screenwriters often use a character as a jumping off point to write a screenplay. A fireman, mobster, spy, politician, socialite, or artist can be a type of character used as a protagonist in a screenplay. Read More

Writing A Low-Budget Script ....3/9/05
Before developing a story concept into a feature-length screenplay, an aspiring screenwriter should consider what the cost of producing that script might be. Read More

Writing Sequel-Oriented Screenplays .....2/6/05
A screenwriter must give his screenplay an open-ended resolution in order to write sequels to that script. In this type of resolution, only the main conflict is resolved. The long-term conflict remains unresolved. Read More

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Film News
Marston Wins IFP's Best First Screenplay Award ....3/1/05
On February 26, 2005, Writer/Director Joshua Marston won the Best First Screenplay award at the IFP Independent Spirit Awards for his film, Maria Full of Grace, a story about Maria Alvarez (Catalina Sandino Moreno), a 17-year-old woman who becomes a drug mule to escape her life of poverty and hopelessness.
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Film Agency Honors Young British Filmmakers ....2/28/05
The First Light Film Awards, the United Kingdom's version of the Oscars for young filmmakers, were held on February 23, 2005, in London. These awards recognize young British people, aged 5 to 18, who have produced outstanding short films. Read More

Stunt Groups Petition For Academy Award Category ....2/22/05
Stuntmen who help make complex action films possible are now petitioning The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the creation of a new Academy Award category—Best Stunt Coordinator. Read More

Broadway Musical To Become Film ....1/27/05
More and more Broadway musicals are being adapted into films, pointing to a new trend in which stage musicals are translated into big-screen extravaganzas.
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Monthly Magazine
Hero Saves Lives In Hotel Rwanda ....1/31/05
The focus of the film, Hotel Rwanda, is the character,  Paul Rusesabagina, a hotel manager who uses his skills as a businessman and his love of family to save the lives of 1,268 people during the Rwandan genocide in 1994.
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