public marks

PUBLIC MARKS from jlesage with tags television & screenwriting

November 2006

Miradas--in Spanish

extensive critical discussion of Latin American film and TV; Cuban site

Film Experience Blog: The Vampire Blog-a-Thon

Oct. 31, 06; over fifty film bloggers contributed to the Vampire blogathon

Senses of Cinema

one of the best online film journals; exhaustive and regularly updated links page - Drawing lessons

another how-to site for a skill useful for film and videomakers' storyboard making

October 2006

Guardian Unlimited | Science | DNA discovery may crack old murder cases

news article that gives new plot device to use in crime tv scripts or detective films; new way to interpret old or poor quality DNA samles


many links for screenwriters, not well organized

BBC - Writersroom - Scriptsmart

free screenwriting formatting tool to use with Microsoft Word; I have not tried it and do not know how well it works.

September 2006

The Top 50 Movie Endings of All Time :

by 2 others
I teach screenwriting students to write for the ending; it economizes crafting a storyline.

the complete idiot's [eejit's] guide to all aspects of filmmaking

clear and witty, useful for practitioners as refresher or for students, especially production teachers

June 2006

Home Page - Television Tropes & Idioms

absolutely essential for screenwriters and film and tv lovers