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5 Ways to Be Your Own Best Script Doctor

Director Ela Thier shares some tips on how to beef up that final draft. [Editor’s Note: No Film School asked Ela Thier to share this advice upon the upcoming digital release of her film ‘Tomorrow Ever After’.] I've been teaching screenwriting and filmmaking since 2006 under the alias of "The Independent Film School" and have trained a couple thousand writers, actors, and filmmakers. I've written over twenty features myself, and four of those ended up on the big screen. Like many writers, I began to produce and direct my own works by necessity, and most recently I released my new film, Tomorrow Ever After. One thing that I learned along the way is that revising a screenplay doesn’t have to be a treacherous process fraught with insomnia, emotional eating, and existential angst about whether you’re a real writer. Fixing a script can be like seasoning a delicious soup. Mmm… just a tad more garlic… Here are a few specific steps you can take to revise your own work before taking it out to a test reading or an expensive script doctor. Read More...

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Published By: NoFilmSchool - 3 days ago

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