15. A Deep Dive on Scripts & Zay Breaks Down His Script "The Sidekick"
This week is a take no prisoners exploration of scripts and how they work on the page. No tangent trigger warning necessary, because this one is pretty much all business. Next week we're going to dive into the highly controversial topic of structure and formula. Also, our release day is changing to Fridays.
A Very Helpful Video About Mormon Space Planets
Fortnight // Video of people playing
Do the Right Thing // Link to the script book
The actual definition of a slug line
A slug line, Also called a master scene heading, occurs at the start of every scene and typically contains three pieces of information: whether the scene is set inside (interior/INT.) or outside (exterior/EXT.), the specific location, and the time of day. Each slug line begins a new scene.
Reservoir Dogs // Watch the Trailer
Save the Cat (By Blake Snyder) // On Amazon
The "Beat Sheet," a now classic writing tool for analyzing a script // Here's one for STAR WARS
Joseph Campbell links //
Youʼve Got Mail // The Coffee Shop Scene
Dumb And Dumber // "So youʼre sayin' Thereʼs a Chance"
Princess Bride // "Have fun storming the castle"
Charlie Kauffman // Long ass (but worth a watch) Screenwriting Master Class
Watchmen // Watch the Trailer
What to Know for your FIRST TIME HAVING SEX
Children of Men // Watch the trailer
AMP studios // Check out the website
2001: A Space Odyssey // A great behind the scenes video
Mulholland Drive // Watch the trailer