Filmmaking Directory




Screenwriting,Filmmaking, and Acting
Scriptologist Blogs


Message Board

Message Board


Write A Blockbuster Screenplay  Write A Blockbuster Screenplay
  Would you like to write a dramatic screenplay? can help.
  Act now to get the FREE exercise, Dramatic Screenwriting.

Articles: Character Development , Dialogue, Formatting, Genre, Interviews, Pacing, Plot Structure, Misc, Resolution    

Screenwriting Tips Directory

Miscellaneous Tips.....

How To Use Settings Creatively
The creative use of settings can make a screenplay exciting and memorable. Changing the place of action to an uncommon location can make the story extremely dynamic. Read more...

The InsiderMan vs The Evil Corporation
There's no shortage of real-life stories and scandals about giant corporations harming ordinary citizens, defrauding people, even endangering people's lives for profit and greed. We read outrageous accounts of corporate greed in daily newspapers and magazines, and we hear reports on television and radio. Read more...

Outlining Scenes For Your Screenplay
Aspiring screenwriters eventually learn that great screenplays contain well-developed plots. Read more...

The Logline: What It Is, Why You Need It, How To Write It
A logline is a one-sentence summary of your script. It's the short blurb in TV guides that tells you what a movie is about and helps you decide if you're interested in seeing it. It's the grabber that excites your interest.

Using An Historical Rebel In A Script
Outstanding men and women in history can be very provocative subjects for a screenplay, particularly those who were rebels. Read more...

Using Dramatic Irony to Enrich A Screenplay
Screenwriters can use dramatic irony to depict events that result in the opposite of what we expect. The use of irony can transform an ordinary plot into an extraordinary and exciting story. Read more...

Using The Theme Of Kidnapping
Kidnapping is a central theme running through many successful films, and it continues to be a subject that intrigues screenwriters and audiences. Read more...

How To Write A Screenplay About Factual Events
Writing about factual events is both appealing and challenging for screenwriters. Many films have been promoted with the tag line, based on fact. Read more...

Raiders of the Lost Ark: An Analysis
Lawrence Kasdan's screenplay of "Raiders of the Lost Ark" uses a hybrid form of storytelling that combines the cliffhanger style of serial adventure films with the primary storytelling component of Greek mythology, the curse. Read more...

The Shawshank Redemption
The Shawshank Redemption: An Analysis
In Frank Darabont's screenplay for the film, "The Shawshank Redemption," Andy Dufresne (Tim Robbins), the protagonist, learns that only by freeing his soul from the self-torment of guilt over his wife's death can he free himself from the spatial and temporal exile of the Shawshank Prison.


Site Map   About Us   Q&A    Directory   Classifieds   Contact Us   Bookmark Us   Article Feeds Article Feeds

©Copyright 2003-2007 Portable Shopper, LLC. All rights reserved. Copyright Notice  Privacy Statement