Syd Field Screenplay Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Syd Field Screenplay Sayings By Syd Field: Having a character change during the course of the screenplay is not a requirement if Having a character change during the course of the screenplay is not a requirement if it doesn't fit your character. But transformation, change, seems to be an essential aspect of our humanity, especially at this time in our culture. I think we're all a little like Melvin (Jack Nicholson) in As Good as it Gets. Melvin may be complex and fastidious as a person, but his dramatic need is expressed toward the end of the film when he says, 'When I'm with you I want to be a better person.' I think we all want that. Change, transformation, is a constant of life, and if you can impel some kind of emotional change within your character, it creates an arc of behavior and adds another dimension to who he/she is. — Syd Field
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Syd Field Screenplay Sayings By Syd Field: Writing a screenplay is like climbing a mountain. When you're climbing, all you can see Writing a screenplay is like climbing a mountain. When you're climbing, all you can see is the rock in front of you and the rock directly above you. You can't see where you've come from or where you're going. — Syd Field
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Syd Field Screenplay Sayings By Syd Field: The writer's job is to write the screenplay and keep the reader turning pages, not The writer's job is to write the screenplay and keep the reader turning pages, not to determine how a scene or sequence should be filmed. You don't have to tell the director and cinematographer and film editor how to do their jobs. Your job is to write the screenplay, to give them enough visual information so they can bring those words on the page into life, in full 'sound and fury,' revealing strong visual and dramatic action, with clarity, insight, and emotion. — Syd Field
Syd Field Screenplay Sayings By Syd Field: All drama is conflict. Without conflict, there is no action. Without action, there is no All drama is conflict. Without conflict, there is no action. Without action, there is no character. Without character, there is no story. And without story, there is no screenplay. — Syd Field
Syd Field Screenplay Sayings By Syd Field: What's great about writing a screenplay is that the subtext of the scene, what is What's great about writing a screenplay is that the subtext of the scene, what is not said, can sometimes be more important that what is said. Again, dialogue serves two basic functions in the scene: Either it moves the story forward or it reveals information about the character. — Syd Field
Syd Field Screenplay Sayings By Syd Field: The Chinese say that "the longest journey begins with the first step", and in many The Chinese say that "the longest journey begins with the first step", and in many philosophical systems "endings and beginnings" are connected; as in the concept of yin and yang, two concentric circles joined together, forever united, forever opposed. If you can find a way to illustrate this in your screenplay, it is to your advantage. — Syd Field