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After The Screenplay Is Done, The First Steps In Making A Feature Film by Benjamin Walter of PINK ZONE Movie

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After The Screenplay Is Done, The First Steps In Making A Feature Film by Benjamin Walter

of PINK ZONE movie

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I (Finally) Got a Job?!

A Writer's Discrepant Memoirs and Other Tales

TypewriterFontWriterLife can be funny sometimes.  After two years of struggling to find a job in Los Angeles, any job, applying for any film related position I was even half qualified for and those I was overqualified for – 200+ resumes later, I only ever received two calls.  A week back in Vegas and I had two interviews, thanks to a friend with contacts.  To be honest (and hopefully my friend doesn’t ever see this), I didn’t really want either, but who was I to complain? So I sucked it up and decided which of them would be the lesser of two evils.  After two promising interviews, a week passed without any word.  Again I was faced with the prospect that I might continue to be jobless, and although yes, I was new to this market, I wasn’t sure how much more rejection I could take (especially when it’s not in reference to my…

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Fleshing Out Subtext

W(A/O)NDERING Filmmaking

Writing, like many other creative tasks, can be a ‘funny’ and frustrating activity. On one hand, we can sit and write a scene without too many problems. The scene feels right. It has the right rhythm, the right evolution and  it reveals the subtext through subtle and captivating actions and descriptions. It does what it was intended to do. Not only does it promises to capture the audience, it also guides and entertains the reader. Other times we struggle. We know what the scene is supposed to accomplish. We understand its intent. But, the writing is not delivering on the promise. It feels dry and obvious; subtext on a white page.

First of all, what is subtext?

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