Tag Archives: paul peditto

You just wrote a 100 page movie. You want to submit it to a production company, or an agency, or a management company, or screenwriting contest. You need to write a synopsis. No problem, it’s only a page. Wait a minute… you need to boil the whole 100 pages down into ONE page? Yep. If […]

Logline Workshop

June 20, 2014 0 Comment

Loglines terrorize new screenwriters, and I understand why. Summing up a 100-page screenplay in 25 words or less?! In a maximum of two sentences? Daaaamn! Somebody, tell me how I get my arms around this thing?! The internet is already crawling with logline advice from the 10,001 screenwriting websites, so without adding to the Same […]

I stopped scrolling the Google search pages for Pixar’s 22 Rules Of Storytelling at 20+ pages. God knows how long it goes on for, and how many websites have linked to them. There’s certainly no burning need for me to add to this number, but I will, just in case some reader of Script Gods […]

As a teacher, the most valuable thing I have to offer any student is real world knowledge. In the world of screenwriting gurus it’s quite a more dangerous place than you’d imagine, insisting that the guy giving you notes has actually, you know, written a fucking movie. Lots and lots of pretenders out there with […]

Hollywood, home of the true 1% Behind this gated community are the kidney-shaped pools and impeccable hedge rows, the $20,000,000 mansions and Bling-Ring excess. This is the country club of which you are most definitely not a member. You cannot apply to this club.  The gatekeepers know you are not of their cloth.  They can […]