Screenwriters have questions about craft, about the business, about life; Gordy does his best to answer them all. Here are the Ten Essential Screenwriting Tip Videos by Gordy Hoffman.
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When you’re writing a screenplay about romance, is love in the area code? Gordy gives his insight into the genre.
Are you using an active voice in your screenplay? Or are you in the habit of being passive? Gordy breaks down his philosophy.
You just completed your film noir stoner comedy when you learn that James Franco has already written an identical story six months ago AND it’s in production at Fox. Worst of all, his title is the same! Is this the end of the line for Stoned Cold Killers?
Welcome to Los Angeles. Now get a job!
What to do when your story “moves too slowly” and “has too many car chases.”
INT. GORDY’S BRAIN – DAY… NIGHT… How do I format this thing?
Gordy talks about introducing multiple characters – first impressions matter.
Gordy tackles this time old question in one amazing continuous shot.
Personally, I find it best to end every sentence with a question? So people will agree with me? Is it working?
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