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Script Magazine

About Script Magazine

Script has been the leading source for information on the craft and business of writing for film and television since 1995. With inside information, articles written by working writers and filmmakers, and in-depth interviews, Script is the resource on every scriptwriter's must-read list.

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Using Conflict to Form Character

Character emerges when a clear want comes up against conflict, which is when we begin to see what the character is made of, what the character values and hopes for, even basics of everyday thinking and personality.

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WRITERS ON WRITING: ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’

A general meeting surprisingly landed writer Eric Heisserer the job of bringing back one of the most frightening villains of the 80s. He takes us into the franchise reboot of 'A Nightmare on Elm Street' and the many challenges he faced—including the origins of Freddy Krueger and the role of sleep patterns—in ratcheting up...