I graduated from Northwestern with a film degree in 2000 and will be attending AFI for my MFA in Screenwriting starting this fall. Sleeping Outside in London is my 1st screenplay and I'm currently working on an espionage thriller centered around the...
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I graduated from Northwestern with a film degree in 2000 and will be attending AFI for my MFA in Screenwriting starting this fall. Sleeping Outside in London is my 1st screenplay and I'm currently working on an espionage thriller centered around the Israel-Palestine conflict.
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A review of The Five Townsby jgravitch on 01/04/2005The ellipses...were overused. It seems like they were intended to simulate seamless cutting, but they made your directed paragraphs less so - writing it out and doing it with syntax would be more effective. Dialogue - too much 'telling'. You should let your dramatic situations do more of the talking, all of the expostulation, and overall the dialogue needs to be boiled down... read
A review of THE LAST VIKINGSby jgravitch on 12/27/2004This was a very competent script. The characters were well drawn and there was a real economy to the storyline that I appreciated. The craftmanship shown here is impeccable, and the only criticism I can offer is that it was so clinical in style that it seems like it was written via a checklist (which isn't necessarily a bad thing when it comes to this genre). It makes me think... read
A review of The Way it Wasby jgravitch on 08/13/2004This was a nice little story. The major criticism – it was hard to tell the characters apart for a good deal of the script. There didn’t seem to be enough idiosyncratic mannerisms or difference in dialogue to tell them apart (even for Corey and her younger sister where it was hard to ‘hear’ the age difference between them). I began to be able to differentiate them using... read