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“Remember your first laugh. Because by the time you get three years down the road, you’ve seen that joke a hundred times and you’re sick of it, but the audience hasn’t seen it once.”
Jeffrey M. Howard
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Writing for Animated Movies!
Great advice on writing for animated movies, including the importance of appealing to all ages, finding emotional balance, and the advantages of collaboration.
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“Don’t shy away from understanding what you are working through with your writing: it will only make it more honest.”
James Napoli
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“Another thing consulting the gurus can do for you is lead you to an honest self-appraisal about perhaps not needing every beat or concept laid out in their guidelines.”
James Napoli
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“For your first draft, own the mantle of artist and go as Jackson Pollack as you like—splatter those pages with instinct and passion, and if your hero hasn’t returned with the damn elixir by the final few pages, own the thing of beauty you brought to life with your wild, anarchic flailing on the keyboard. Then consult the gurus.”
James Napoli
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