All posts by Brad Johnson

Ten Page Tuesday: ‘Meet The Freedles’ by David Bardos

Welcome to Ten Page Tuesday; a weekly feature here at ReadWatchWrite.com aimed at shining a light on up-and-coming screenwriters by highlighting the first ten pages of their script (along with a title and logline).

Like what you read? We also list the writer’s name and contact information for every Ten Page Tuesday screenplay so you can contact them with any read requests.

Enough talking; here is this week’s script: Continue reading Ten Page Tuesday: ‘Meet The Freedles’ by David Bardos

Monday Script Share: Back To School Edition

It’s that time of year!

Kids start heading back to school today, and you can almost hear Sam Kinison screaming in their adorable, eager to learn, faces. To celebrate, I thought I’d use this Monday Script Share to present these five scripts that perfectly capture different aspects of the academic experience.

Enjoy! Continue reading Monday Script Share: Back To School Edition

Pro Tip: Doing Exposition Like A Boss

Nobody likes exposition

But when you have information that you just have to get across to the audience, what’s the best way to give exposition without completely killing the momentum of your story with a huge exposition dump?

Well thanks to the awesome team over at RocketJump Film School (along with a little inspiration from Kurt Russell‘s classic film Escape From New York), you can learn how to deliver tons of exposition (and stay out of movie jail) with this entertaining and informative video!

Spoiler: it involves everything from clothing, to props, to integrating the exposition into the drama of the story. Continue reading Pro Tip: Doing Exposition Like A Boss