Daily Dose: Writing Better Dialogue
Taking tips from Manchester By the Sea, Studio Binder gives us some useful ways to approach and think about writing dialogue.
Written by Kenneth Lonergan, who also directed the film, Manchester By the Sea didn’t get an Oscar nod for Best Screenwriting, but the Golden Globes thought he did a good job and nominated him. Unfortunately, he lost to Damien Chazelle for La La Land. Of course, the film has had other crosses to bear due to it’s star Casey Affleck, but the writing stands out.
Biggest takeaway for me, #4 Hide Important Information is a great tip that we should all consider in our scripts.