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How To Write Great Dialogue | The Closer Look

How To Write Great Dialogue | The Closer Look

Do you wish to write the next great movie script? Join the club!

Many have put pen to paper in pursuing a lifelong ambition of writing out their movie idea. Many more have at least daydreamed about it. But there’s one great big hurdle that people often overlook: dialogue!

It’s said among literary folk that dialogue is the hardest part of a manuscript to write. Sure, we all have great plot ideas of fun and fascinating things that a character may experience over the course of his or her story arc, but what is actually going to be said along the way to help keep the reader or viewer engaged?

In this video, The Closer Look examines the three pillars of great dialogue: subtext, purpose, and realism. Watch closely, take the information to heart, and you just may turn out to be the next Tarantino!

Premiere Poll: The Results Are In!

Premiere Poll: The Results Are In!

Behind the Scenes Photo of the Unused Eyeball Dream Sequence from Terry Gilliam's 'Brazil'

Behind the Scenes Photo of the Unused Eyeball Dream Sequence from Terry Gilliam's 'Brazil'