Tag Archive: Script Analysis

Feb 16

Harrison Ford’s “Raiders” Script

Cinephilia & Beyond has some excellent page scans of Harrison Ford’s shooting script of Raiders of the Lost Ark. Ford’s handwritten script analysis notes are evidence of an actor seriously engaged in dissection of the screenwriter’s work — a great window into his process.

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Aug 28

Review: E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (Shooting Script: 9/8/81)

This draft of E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial is an excellent starter script for beginners in screenplay studies. In many ways it is the quintessential shooting script, containing lots of revisions, added and omitted scenes, half-filled added pages, and a fair amount of technical comment.

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Jan 12

Welcome UCF Script Analysis Students!

This semester, I will be using Screenplayology as the “textbook” for two sections of FIL2107 – Script Analysis at the University of Central Florida, and I want to welcome all of those students now.

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Jan 06

Why Screenplayology?

Welcome to Screenplayology: An Online Study for American Screenplay Studies. As a graduate student in 2006, I was charged by my chair with the task of re-developing and teaching an existing course in the curriculum called Script Analysis. Wishing to bring a new level of academic rigor and scholarship to the course, I sought scholarly …

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