1 hr 4 min

How to Write a Killer Short Screenplay featuring Fred Pelzer (@National2080) The Screenwriters Network Podcast: A Screenwriting Podcast for Emerging Writers!

    • TV & Film

A brand spanking new special episode has arrived! In this episode Smish discusses the selection process for the first annual Killer Shorts Horror Short Screenplay Competition with Fred Pelzer (aka @National2080), a moderator of the Screenwriters Network discord server and a reader for the contest.

They go into great detail about the judgment process for selecting the 100 Quarter-Finalists and let a lot of great screenwriting advice slip along the way. If you want to know what separates a great horror short screenplay from a good one, this episode is for you!

Smish and Fred discuss:


What Seperated Certain Scripts (8:54)
Putting in a Twist (12:32)
Location, Location, Location (18:18)
Script Length (21:40)
Great Dialogue (30:55)
Different Styles of Horror (35:09)
Loglines (43:32)
I’ve Never Seen That Before (49:15)

Many thanks to our sponsors, Shudder, Final Draft, WeScreenplay, Script Butcher, Virtual Pitchfest, Screencraft, Oregon Scream Week, Crimson Screen Horror Film Fest, Coverfly and FilmFreeway.

Get Exclusive Extras

Did you know that all VIP members Silver and up got one free entry to the Killer Shorts contest? To become a VIP on Patreon and get ad-free monthly episodes 2 weeks before everyone else plus exclusive bonus audio content: http://www.patreon.com/screenwritersnetwork

Did you enjoy the podcast? Let us know by leaving a review on Apple Podcasts! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-screenwriters-network-podcast/id148886588


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A brand spanking new special episode has arrived! In this episode Smish discusses the selection process for the first annual Killer Shorts Horror Short Screenplay Competition with Fred Pelzer (aka @National2080), a moderator of the Screenwriters Network discord server and a reader for the contest.

They go into great detail about the judgment process for selecting the 100 Quarter-Finalists and let a lot of great screenwriting advice slip along the way. If you want to know what separates a great horror short screenplay from a good one, this episode is for you!

Smish and Fred discuss:


What Seperated Certain Scripts (8:54)
Putting in a Twist (12:32)
Location, Location, Location (18:18)
Script Length (21:40)
Great Dialogue (30:55)
Different Styles of Horror (35:09)
Loglines (43:32)
I’ve Never Seen That Before (49:15)

Many thanks to our sponsors, Shudder, Final Draft, WeScreenplay, Script Butcher, Virtual Pitchfest, Screencraft, Oregon Scream Week, Crimson Screen Horror Film Fest, Coverfly and FilmFreeway.

Get Exclusive Extras

Did you know that all VIP members Silver and up got one free entry to the Killer Shorts contest? To become a VIP on Patreon and get ad-free monthly episodes 2 weeks before everyone else plus exclusive bonus audio content: http://www.patreon.com/screenwritersnetwork

Did you enjoy the podcast? Let us know by leaving a review on Apple Podcasts! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-screenwriters-network-podcast/id148886588


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Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/screenwritersnetwork/message

1 hr 4 min

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