Script consultant Pilar Alessandra on the craft of writing – # 327 Filmnut

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  1. Colin Braidford on February 17th, 2013

    High quality video and great stuff.

  2. omarkaya42 on February 17th, 2013

    Interviewer double talk when to ask questions. him to ask a concise question at a time, not 3 + questions wrapped into one another.

  3. Ginlah on February 17th, 2013

    A good piece of advice I remember is from the writer of American Pie, he said to each scene a trailer moment. Make every scene exciting or interesting and serve the story.

  4. sonicred007 on February 17th, 2013

    And that’s a little too gobblygook understand for laymen and … the solution you propose, Sun 10 minutes focused exercises to breed confidence and look forward to a page / scene a solution to overcome what are you from, and the more likely give you the tools to move forward.

  5. tayzee888 on February 17th, 2013

    A great video. Inspirational. Thank you.

  6. Maestro1362 on February 17th, 2013

    She is hot.

  7. rinceresource on February 17th, 2013

    the lighting on the host distracted.

  8. TheScriptGuide on February 17th, 2013

    Fantastic video. Agree with the comment of kingfbi, idiotic measure margins etc. – screenwriting software does this automatically now anyway. Please check my screenwriting blog script / Reader Service:

  9. Tieuel Legacy on February 17th, 2013

    Very good. Sets after 31:10 are promising. Only from that we can be in our festival in a few weeks, so I’ll take the advice of the comments and make sure that I found there. Tieuel Legacy! Motion Pictures

  10. ArthurMaritime on February 17th, 2013

    I’m surprised how articulate and German cinematic narrative experts would commit even the myth of writer’s block. It is low processor load intellectual categorization label as illness understand the parts of the creative process in terms of cognitive or we just have not recognized yet. Let me give you a tip. It’s time.

  11. Klo Riley on February 17th, 2013

    Sun TRUE

  12. ekim3001 on February 17th, 2013

    I was so impressed with this buy video I immediately went to her book

  13. seighart2909 on February 17th, 2013

    she’s great! I’m glad I took her class

  14. kingfbi on February 17th, 2013

    What writing a great vid and a great screen Berater.Ich agree zu.Meine her opinion, any reader who acutally get a ruler and measure the length of how far the character’s name, exposure from the edge of the page is a complete idiot . These readers should not even qualified, is something to lesen.Das important that the script looks like a whole script and has a good story. No need so damn accurate with the measurements.

  15. MrSpiddy on February 17th, 2013

    Without doubt one of the best scripts around tutors. If you get the chance to take a class with her.

  16. PrevanaDei on February 17th, 2013

    wow, I said “theses” Man, I lose it. Ignore that typo :) But no problem. I write for over ten years and during the entire formats usually stays the same, what is and what is not accepted according to the person, product, etc.Auch I’ve heard that web series script started a how to TV script would write, but now more of the way you had to write a short film.

  17. RejectedManiac on February 17th, 2013

    Thanks a lot. Appreciate.

  18. PrevanaDei on February 17th, 2013

    Now, at the end there are a few things that people do. Some say that using “The End” some “roll credits” but the one I use Fade Out then roll credits. Some may be sticklers, but I think as long as he gets the message across, it is really a matter of taste. I prefer to put theses in CAPS on the LEFT side of the page, but I’ve also seen on the right side.

  19. Jackson Welch on February 17th, 2013

    very helpful!

  20. shezz150 on February 17th, 2013

    Great video mate! Brilliant. Cheers for that!

  21. William Kidd Jr. on February 17th, 2013

    Hey, I’m in my fifth month of Full Sail. I must say I like it. I’ve never done online school with the University of Phoenix, it was not great. But Full Sail offers everything you give to your studies, not good. My biggest problem with the school is my own hesitation, honestly. I mean, I love the work I do, most of it, but I hate to feed back to them. Add me on iChat and hit me and time and we can talk more, william.kidd @ me. com

  22. Endre Joseph on February 17th, 2013

    @ William Kidd Jr: Hey William, how long you’ve visited Full Sail? and how do you like the online creative writing program? I actually plan enrollment are in the same program you are. In when I put my Bachelor When it … any advice, recommendations or warnings that you can give me Please, by all means, so I would be very grateful lol. Sincerely!

  23. RejectedManiac on February 17th, 2013

    Nice, but I wish you would have shown how close you a script, etc.

  24. Erdenesonor Ochirpurev on February 17th, 2013


  25. GreatDameVisuals on February 17th, 2013

    which is better? celtx or final draft?

  26. William Kidd Jr. on February 17th, 2013

    That was awesome. I attend Full Sail University in creative writing online. You have drawn a video, but the resolution, so I could do with him. This was much better, so I thank you.

  27. Beryl Teitelbaum on February 17th, 2013

    Thanks man. I really appreciate it. Well done, and super helpful!

  28. unklbuk1 on February 17th, 2013

    Because” Final Draft “is the best there is and today of all the successful screenwriters.

  29. unklbuk1 on February 17th, 2013

    Thanks Dan, I have the final draft a while back, it was frustrating to learn how to use it until now. I have so many ideas and scrip your tutorial just opened the floodgates. Like someone is a script or screenplay without screenwriting software to write about me.

  30. estevek56 on February 17th, 2013

    Dan, the last 20 to 25 seconds are completely incomprehensible. What did you say?

  31. scrpity on February 17th, 2013

    You sound very sick: P cheers for the help though!

  32. Ryan Craig on February 17th, 2013

    why not just get celtx its free too?

  33. ILUVFFANDKH on February 17th, 2013

    then why are u watching this?

  34. DeafStarStudios on February 17th, 2013

    im looking for a writer to write my story .. please contact me ..

  35. MediaFi on February 17th, 2013

    What major did you meet at 4:30 to the “transition”?

  36. MediaFi on February 17th, 2013

    Thank you. I installed it and was completely lost until I saw the video. I am in the right direction.

  37. SuperAwesomeCloudMan on February 17th, 2013

    Thank you so much! They have really helped me to write a script for my input to a media program High School! Keep up the great work!

  38. jakewinther on February 17th, 2013

    thanks heaps dude

  39. SenorCajones on February 18th, 2013

    By the way, “asshole” is usually a word, if you are going as a term of disparagement. Since I assumed you did not mean it as a compliment, it might be, am, I thought I’d tell you. You’re welcome.

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