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Note: “Boscutti’s Steve Jobs” Test Scene 3 Hospital

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Hmmm, still thinking about that screenplay you’ve been meaning to write? There’s no better way to see if you have (or haven’t) got something than bashing out a quick test scene. Don’t put too much thought into it. Just get it out so you can look at it in the cold, hard light of your screen. Like the third test scene below for the screenplay I’m writing on Steve Jobs.   2009 – METHODIST UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL – MEMPHIS – DAWN Steve Jobs, 53, is in the hallway, wearing a hospital gown, and gripping the back of a chair. His head...

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Note: “Boscutti’s Steve Jobs” Test Scene 2 Hotel

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Wondering whether that screenplay you’re thinking about writing has any life in it? Break out your pen, pencil or pixels and scrawl out (or sketch out) a test scene. Let it run out of your brain, down your arms, through your fingers and onto the page or screen. Something ventured, something gained. Like the second test scene below for the screenplay I’m writing on Steve Jobs.   “BOSCUTTI’S STEVE JOBS” SCENE 2 - HOTEL 1999 – NEW YORK FOUR SEASONS HOTEL – EVENING Noah Wyle, 28, is ambling down the hallway of the luxury hotel. The clean contemporary lines were designed by...

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Note: “Boscutti’s Steve Jobs” Test Scene 1 Conference

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You know that scene that’s rolling around in your head? That odd setting? Those half-formed characters? Bites of dialogue? Get it down on paper or pixels. Sketch (or skeetch) it out. It doesn’t have to be perfect. Doesn’t need a neat twist or sting in the tail. You’re looking for ideas, themes, motifs, colors. Moments and mannerisms that reveal the larger story. Like the first test scene below for the screenplay I’m writing on Steve Jobs. Step up and share with your friends.   “BOSCUTTI’S STEVE JOBS” TEST SCENE 1 CONFERENCE 2007 – TED CONFERENCE – DAY JOHN MAEDA, 41, is...

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