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24. Who likes short shorts?

From Zero to Hero: Write Your Short in 30 Days • 5m 7s

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    Instead of making yourself look amateurish by inserting camera angles or shot suggestions on every page, trust the director to know exactly where to put the camera. As a screenwriter, your opinions on direction will likely hold little influence to the final cut anyways. Keep those ideas off the p...

  • 26. Polished perfection: How your scr...

    Avoid being discarded immediately by decision makers reading your script by following these rules to a tee. Think of your script as the ultimate sales pitch for your talent. So present it as perfectly as possible to ensure that someone, somewhere will be desperate to snap it up.

  • 27. The cutting room: Handling rewrites

    You’ve poured your blood, sweat, and tears into this little beauty. You want to ensure the end result is just as masterful as you envisioned when the idea occurred to you.

    Be vicious, be merciless, and be smart with that screenwriting scalpel. Making those essential cuts can make for a killer ...