|Digital Script Library
www.stageplays.com – For starters, click on Genres, then Musicals. Anything look familiar?
SHORTS & ANIMATION
Pixar shorts – Go behind the scenes with award winning shorts.
www.movieweb.com – Click on “Box Office” for daily, weekly, monthly and yearly stats. What types of films seem to hold on to the top slots the longest? Who’s their target audience?
www.cinemaspot.com – “Box Office Blockbusters” fills a similar function, profiles lists of popular genre films, interviews, and an “If I Liked/Movielens” feature that allows you to generate personalized movie recommendations.
www.imdb.com – How many times has your topic been the subject of a film? In the left-hand pull-down menu at IMDB, go to plots and type in one to three keywords. This will generate a list of how many films include that topic. The same thing works for characters.
MOVIE SCRIPTS ONLINE
Scripts For You: http://sfy.ru
Drew’s Script-O-Rama: www.script-o-rama.com
Script pimp: www.scriptpimp.com
Awesome Films: www.awesomefilm.com
Daily Script: www.dailyscript.com/scripts (www.moviescripts.name)
COMPELLING THEMES & INSPIRATIONAL QUOTATIONS
www.ssa.gov/OACT/babynames (Popular baby names from 1880 and 2005)
www.behindthename.com/top/ (The world’s most popular first names)
http://surnames.behindthename.com/ (The world’s most popular last names)
http://www.scriptmag.com/how-to-sell-a-screenplay/ Has information about how to market your script independently and much more.
http://www.filmmakers.com/features/screenwriting/treatment.htm Learn how to successfully write a treatment that will sell.