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)
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.
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