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Originally posted by ABEAR111 ABEAR111 wrote:

Originally posted by richke 
<DIV>Well...crap......nothing like starting from scratch....with two days to go.... </DIV></td></tr></table> 
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<DIV>You work well under pressure, no?</DIV>[/QUOTE richke
Well...crap......nothing like starting from scratch....with two days to go.... 
 
You work well under pressure, no?
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I'll find out.... :)
 
I'll find out.... :)
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Originally posted by richke
<DIV>Well...crap......nothing like starting from scratch....with two days to go.... </DIV>[/QUOTE richke
Well...crap......nothing like starting from scratch....with two days to go.... 
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You work well under pressure, no?
 
You work well under pressure, no?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote richke Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27 Jul 2006 at 4:11am
Originally posted by gmercer gmercer wrote:

richke,
 
there's a free web based screenwriting program/formatter called http://www.scriptbuddy.com - because in all contests the first thing that is graded is the formatting of the screenplay - this site can be upgraded to a the pro version for $5 a month then you can turn your scripts into .PDF's
 
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sh*t!!!!!!  I have a copy of final draft i just picked up...but i didnt install it yet...ill be using that tonight,....and i will be too long now....F%$#K!!!!!!!!
 
Well...crap......nothing like starting from scratch....with two days to go.... 
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Originally posted by Requiem Requiem wrote:



John looks down at the crusty tissues strewn across the floor. A copy of Midget Gang Bang 12 on top of his DVD player.


I believe they prefer to be called "little people"
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote AndyHeck Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 26 Jul 2006 at 5:26pm
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I just had a brainstorm... why doesn't everyone in "Mystery/Plagiarism" hand in the same script?
 
 
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That is awesome!!! 
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Originally posted by Rory MacLeod Rory MacLeod wrote:

I'm 16 pages in, and at the end of Act Two.  The hardest part was coming up with a plot for "Mystery/Plagiarism".  Once I had the plot down, I wrote a two page outline, and off I went.
 
The main concern I have is fitting it all in.  I'm worried that I might go over 20 pages.  I have all day Friday and Saturday (off work) to do the rewrite.
 
All in all, I guess I'm in fairly good shape.
 
I just had a brainstorm... why doesn't everyone in "Mystery/Plagiarism" hand in the same script?
 
 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote gmercer Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 26 Jul 2006 at 1:19pm
Good point, I've always just used sluglines - assuming a reader of screenplays can read sluglines quickly without them being interruptive.
 
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I don't see why not. As long as there is a dramatic reason for cutting between the two.

I rarely use INTERCUT myself but I've seen it done in plenty of specs I've read. It makes for a cleaner read without all the sluglines.





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I never knew that - in your example you have their phone conversation as their connection - which in essence puts them in the same scene and time -- but if two unrelated characters are reading the same thing but do not have any connection is that, does that still work?  
 
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You can INTERCUT between two people in different locations as long as you establish the locations first. For example:

INT. LIVING ROOM - DAY

John slumps on the sofa, scratches his balls. The phone rings. He leans over and snatches it up.
   
JOHN
Yup?

INT. CAR  - DAY

Ted speeds along the freeway, shouting into his hands free kit.

TED
John, you lazy sonofabitch, where the hell were you this morning?!

INTERCUT: LIVING ROOM/CAR

John looks down at the crusty tissues strewn across the floor. A copy of Midget Gang Bang 12 on top of his DVD player.

JOHN
Uh....

Ted shifts gears, changes lanes.

TED
Jesus, John, please don't tell me it was the midgets again...
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