This article was written by Tom.
A friend of mine recently asked me to read a script she had written and give her feedback on it as she was hoping to make it for her final piece of coursework. I read it, and thought it was excellent: a kind of adult fairy tale that was at the same time simplistic in it’s story, as a fairy tale should be, but also very well thought out and well structured in it’s execution.
When I told her this she asked me one question, “do you think it’s too ambitious?” I replied no, but I thought it would take a lot of work to get on the screen.
I could understand her concern, as in order to do the script justice, the visual aesthetic would have to be spot on and given the nature of the story and some of the events in the script this could prove difficult to do. Difficult but not impossible.
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