Writing Better Action
by John August
John August live edits the opening of a scene from an Action movie in order to illustrate how tools such as scene description, parallel action, language, and background characters can be sculpted to make an action scene really jump off the page.
The Pitch Box is a open call for you to pitch an idea you have for a video essay. Interested in the way Kubrick uses color in A Clockwork Orange or how to use dialogue in an opening scene? Tell us what you want to see.