Category Archives: Monday Script Share

Wes Craven: Master of Horror Scripts

RIP Wes Craven: 1939-2015

Last night we lost a master of horror when Wes Craven passed away at the age of 76. For many of us, Wes Craven was the creator of our nightmares as children; unleashing Freddy Krueger to haunt our dreams.

To honor him, I wanted to share the script for the original version of A Nightmare on Elm Street, but I couldn’t find a PDF of it (if you have one, send it my way and I’ll update this post!). So I decided to share a few other scripts to celebrate Wes Craven’s, his creative genius, and his wonderfully twisted visions.

So turn on the lights, sit back, and see how it’s done. Continue reading Wes Craven: Master of Horror Scripts

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

Here are your Oscar Winning Screenplays

2015 was a great year for film lovers of all stripes and, as we all know, every great movie starts with a great script.

This past Sunday, two amazing pieces of work were recognized as the best screenplays of the year and now…here they are.

Winner for Best Original Screenplay:

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Written by Alejandro G. Inarritu, Nicolas Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Jr., and Armando Bo

Winner for Best Adapted Screenplay:

The Imitation Game

Written by Graham Moore (based on ‘Alan Turing: The Enigma’ by Andrew Hodges)

Download now and learn what lessons these two scripts have to teach all writers about crafting a compelling story!