Our pick of the web – April 2016

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We’ve dynamized our Twitter feed recently with a flurry of activity giving our tips of the best new articles, insights and offers for screenwriters and producers on the web. And in case you’ve missed anything there, here is the pick of our activity for April…

  • Adapting a novel to a screenplay: Ben Wheatley Talks High-Rise http://ow.ly/10aLbz #scriptchat #writing
  • Empire Meets Guillermo Del Toro http://ow.ly/10eC0r #movies #film
  • In cinemas and on VOD, this single-take thriller has to be seen to be believed http://ow.ly/10g19f #filmmaking
  • Over 100 Free, Legal Movie Script PDF Downloads http://ow.ly/10j830 ##scriptchat #screenwriting #filmmaking
  • 20 Experts Share Their Thoughts On Talent Vs. Hard Work http://ow.ly/10lzg0 #scriptchat #amwriting #screenwriting
  • MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING 2’s Nia Vardalos On Why She Believes Equality In Her Screenplays Is Important http://ow.ly/10lCf6 #amwriting
  • What a Graduate of Harvard, Oxford & Yale Has to Say on Writing Romance & Being A 21-Time NYT Best-seller http://ow.ly/10lTld #amwriting
  • The Largest Ever Analysis of #Film Dialogue by Gender: 2k scripts, 25k actors, 4 million lines http://ow.ly/10reL9 #screenwriting
  • CRIMINALLY GOOD: writer Stephen Volk Hay http://ow.ly/10wj4P #scriptchat #screenwriting #crimefiction
  • 2 Things ALL #Writers Get Wrong In Early Drafts http://ow.ly/ZqHCS #screenwriting #amwriting
  • What are three good How To scripts to read? http://ow.ly/10CyAM #scriptwriting #amwriting
  • Make These 7 Pitch Meeting Mistakes? @GoodinaRoom http://ow.ly/10CrP7 #amwriting
  • Reverse Engineering Your Screenplay http://ow.ly/10Cz5B #scriptchat
  • Why #Storytelling Will Be the Biggest Business Skill of the Next 5 Years https://t.co/bwdtO8NCV1
    snubs, surprises and shockers from the 2016 @Festival_Cannes lineup http://bit.ly/1RVV4YU #Cannes2016
  • “Mad Men” Creator Matthew Weiner’s Reassuring Life Advice For Struggling Artists https://t.co/Ge2FYNjIEj
  • 3 Ways To Reader Proof Your Screenplay http://ow.ly/10EZLk via Bang2Write
  • SCREENPLAY SUBMISSIONS: Is Your Script Really Ready? http://ow.ly/4mL3Bp #screenwriting #scriptchat
  • Discussion with Chronicle Screenwriter Max Landis at #NYFA http://ow.ly/4mMnAz #screenwriting #scriptchat #amwriting
  • Elizabeth Gilbert: Your elusive creative genius | TED Talk http://ow.ly/4mRyt0 #creativity #sciptwriting #amwriting
  • INFOGRAPHIC: How To Write #Screenplay Outlines, Beat Sheets And #Treatments http://ow.ly/4mTs3b #scriptchat #screenwriting .@Bang2Write
  • Jane Got a Gun – but most women in westerns still don’t | The Guardian http://ow.ly/4mWVw5 #scriptchat #screenwriting #womeninfilm
  • Tips on Impregnating Your Brain with Ideas from ‘Nacho Libre’ Screenwriter Mike White https://t.co/VVB8PbmYjQ
  • 6 Ways You’re Botching Your Dialogue | LitReactor http://ow.ly/4mYK0y #screenwriting #amwriting
  • One More Draft? http://ow.ly/4mYHny #scriptchat #screenwriting
  • How to Create Characters That Feel Like Real People http://ow.ly/4mYKo #scriptwriting
  • Daredevil in the Details: Lessons in Serial Storytelling – The Script Lab http://ow.ly/4n0ZUd #scriptwriting
  • The Best TV Writing Books http://ow.ly/4n4IM7 via @goodinaroom #amwriting #scriptchat
  • New Way to Think About Female Characters in TV and Film | Variety https://t.co/HEWqxkJI0c
    This Interactive Doc Will Change How You Think About Stories http://ow.ly/4n4Mh0 #amwriting #scriptchat
  • Sources of ideas – inspiration @BCre8ive http://ow.ly/4nh1WI