The Art of The Script Rewrite

A fun sit-down with Gordy Hoffman, founder and judge of BlueCat Screenplay Competition, answering questions from up and coming filmmakers and screenwriters: 

Gordy stresses the importance of rewrites and why constantly editing your screenplay is crucial to the creative process. 


Ask your own questions on Twitter and make sure to keep writing!

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One Response to “The Art of The Script Rewrite”

  1. Matt Janacone Says:

    October 12th, 2017 at 12:10 pm

    First, I write the first draft freely, then I let it sit for a few days, the I start editing it, then I let that draft sit for a few days, then I start editing that draft. It’s amazing how all the errors jump right up at you from the page, errors you didn’t see while you were writing each draft, especially the first draft!

    I repeat this process until I cannot improve the story anymore more, until all loose ends are tied up, and until I can describe it in 25 words or less.

    They key is to let each draft sit a few days before you begin editing it. Very important.

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