Alt Script by Clive Davies Frayne

Alt-Script is about screenwriting for independent film-making and independent film-makers. The skills and knowledge needed to work in this sector of the film industry are very different from those needed to write mainstream spec scripts. It’s different simply because independent film-making encompasses everything from zero budget alt-cinema to multi-million dollar projects. Many of the articles offer an alternative and very personal point of view about the way that scripts are written and careers are built. More than anything else, alt-script encourages screenwriters and filmmakers to control their own destiny and think for themselves

Alt Script: Reconnecting with Your Intuitive Writer

Click to tweet this article to your friends and followers! Before you first consumed an article or book on how to write a better screenplay, or attended your first screenwriting seminar, you had intuitive ideas about how to write movie scripts. These intuitive ideas excited you, you were passionate about them....

Alt Script: Self Esteem and Avant-Garde Cinema

On the MIND mental health website, I found this list of things you can do to improve your self esteem.     Stop comparing yourself to others     Don’t put yourself down     Get into the habit of saying and thinking positive things about yourself     Accept compliments...

Alt Script: Should You Become Your Own Producer?

For me alt-cinema only really starts to become interesting when a screenwriter decides to become their own producer. The problem is, too many writers only embrace this way of working because they see it as an easy option. They are eager to embrace low-no budget production because, at first glance, it...

ALT SCRIPT: The Screenwriter and Public Domain

Click to tweet this article to your friends and followers! Seventy years ago James Joyce and Virginia Woolf died. Not together. They didn’t goad each other into an impromptu and drunken drag race through the streets of Trieste, ending in an iconic but tragically twisted ball of metal, petrol and flaming...