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  1. Koalas are eights

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    A quick taxonomy lesson from The Nines, courtesy Melissa McCarthy and Ryan Reynolds. (You can find The Nines on DVD and Netflix.)

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    • Writing better dialogue

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      The fourth in my (long-delayed) series of screenwriting scriptcasts showing how I'd rewrite scenes. This one focuses on dialogue, using an actual scene from Lance Edmand's Bluebird. (With…

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      • Outdoor test of 7D video

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        Quick look at the 7D in a documentary interview setup, trying to limit depth of field. Stock zoom lens (28-135mm). Sound is on-camera; we were testing the H4, but didn't have it going yet.

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        • The 7D in a dark bar

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          Quick test of the Canon 7D's video capabilities in a very dark bar. Shooting wide open with the stock zoom lens (28-135mm). Uncorrected. Jonathan Fernandez is talking about the writer/director…

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          • Unanswered Questions

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            After the interview with ScreenCast last night, we were supposed to do call-in questions, but didn't. So I thought I'd answer some of the questions left in the comments section.

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            • A look at Final Draft 8

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              A brief look at the new bits in the latest Final Draft, including a peek into the new file format and the package contents.

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              • Alaska: The Satchel Boy

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                A snippet from the pilot for Alaska (a/k/a The Circle), an ABC pilot created by John August, directed by Kim Manners.

              • The Remnants

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                The pilot for The Remnants, written and directed by John August. Starring Justine Bateman, Michael Cassidy, Ben Falcone, Ze Frank, Ernie Hudson, and Amanda Walsh. It was shot during the WGA strike…

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                • The Remnants (preview)

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                  Two minutes from the middle of the pilot for The Remnants, written and directed by John August. Starring Justine Bateman, Michael Cassidy, Ben Falcone, Ze Frank, Ernie Hudson, and Amanda Walsh. It…

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