camera obscura – preproduction starts

i’ve been focusing on writing television comedy spec scripts for the past year, and so it’s quite a jump to switch from that to preparing to direct a short horror film. luckily, i’m not doing this alone.

the producer for my short film “camera obscura” is marcia woske. her bio is available on the duke city shootout website. she brings a lot of experience and i’m really excited to work with her!

i have about 6 weeks before the shoot. there’s a lot of work to do before then.

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download tv scripts

television scripts are harder to find online than feature scripts, but i just found this great link. they have scripts for 30 rock, the office, modern family, community, and big…

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despite my recent procrastinating by watching the olympics, i managed to finish my 30 rock spec and send it off to the nickelodeon writing fellowship on time. today was the…

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nickelodeon writing fellowship deadline 1 week away!

i have 1 last week to finish up my 30 rock spec for the nickelodeon writing fellowship. i actually used some vacation time from work so i could just write full time for a few days, and that’s definitely helped.

i redid the jenna storyline and i’m much happier with this version. it took a while to come up with a new idea, and then i had to write the new scenes as well as revise other scenes that overlapped. i think it was worth it though.

right now, the script is at 34 pages which is just about the right length, but the midpoint is off. my act 1 is too long, so i need to move some stuff around, cut some scenes, and expand others.

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nickelodeon writing fellowship – notes on my script

yesterday, i got a call from karen, the director of the nickelodeon writing fellowship. i met with her last week and she was kind enough to read my script and give me notes on the 30 rock script that i’ve been working on.

here are some of her notes. i tried to organize them in order of importance:

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nickelodeon writing fellowship – 2nd try

the deadline for the 2010 nickelodeon writing fellowship is just one month away! i can’t believe it’s almost been a whole year since i first decided to apply.  last year, i didn’t even know about it until the first week of feb, and scrambled to get a spec written in time. this year, i’m much better prepared.

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book: the tv writer’s workbook

The TV Writer's Workbook: A Creative Approach To Television Scripts is the book that helped me the most while i wrote the office spec that got me to the final…

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30 rock spec – almost done

i'm almost done with my 30 rock spec! i started around october, and although it's taken me longer than i thought it would, i'm happy with how it's coming out.…

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