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S. Breckenridge Hood
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Why The Success of Fifty Shades of Grey is Pretty Great for the Movie Industry.
by Levin Menekse I recently watched Fifty Shades of Grey. What I thought about it doesn't matter, what matters for me, and for you, is that it probably made 50 times more money than your favorite movie. "But I'm an artist/art lover" you say "I don't care ho...
by Levin Menekse I recently watched Fifty Shades of Grey. What I thought about it doesn't matter, what matters for me, and for you, is that it probably made 50 times more money than your favorite movie. "But I'm an artist/art...
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Roy Price, head of Amazon Studios, says Amazon will be funding mid-budget, independently-spirited, artist-driven movies and television. "Creating great work requires creating a great environment for filmmakers." 

Want to know how to write screenplays for the digital age? Read my interview on Genre Hacks.

http://genrehacks.blogspot.com/2015/03/how-to-write-screenplays-for-amazon.html
As I dig into yet another semester teaching at USC, I am showered with questions from students, recent graduates and other emerging writers: Is indie cinema dead? Are original movie specs, scripts not based on a YA novel o...
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Read my short Halloween piece, "Stage Blood," in the Hollywood journal!
It begins, "It is twenty years ago, and I am watching Tiffany, apple-faced and wholesome, holding a straight razor and standing in a bathtub filled with blood..."

http://hollywoodjournal.com/industry-impressions/stage-blood/20141031/
It is twenty years ago, and I am watching Tiffany, apple-faced and wholesome, holding a straight razor and standing in a bathtub filled with blood. “Are you okay? Do we need to stop?” Soaking wet in only a thin cotton…
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Alice woke up wondering where she was, how she got there, why her hands were bloody, and how it had happened again.
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How to Give Feedback
Hello guys and gals, welcome to the flip-side of my earlier article: "Getting and Processing Feedback" On first impression, giving feedback seems like an altruistic thing to do. You're helping someone else, right? It's a good, nice thing, like helping an ol...
Hello guys and gals, welcome to the flip-side of my earlier article: "Getting and Processing Feedback" On first impression, giving feedback seems like an altruistic thing to do. You're helping someone else, right? It's a good...
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Friday Filmmaker Finds -- 4th of July Edition!
Hello everyone, glad to have you back. If you are new, feel free to check out last week's edition. So, this being the 4th of July, let's talk about America. And, well, what's more American than Michael Bay? Michael Bay takes the center stage in this fascina...
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Well, check out the latest video from Bruno Mars, Mark Ronson, and Mystical... which also stars on trumpet, my talented blonde daughter SOPHIE HOOD!!!

(I can't help myself. I'm absurdly proud.)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ognnZ3r2qyQ
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Here's a little taste of what I taught yesterday in my screenwriting class at USC. (the unclipped, fully explained version.)

http://genrehacks.blogspot.com/2015/01/a-new-class-at-usc.html
I recently tweeted the the whiteboards of a class I teach to graduate students at USC. The picture was clipped ant the point a bit obscure, so here is the full picture with an explanation. The Story A story is about som...
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I actually use this app a lot and would recommend it.
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Friday Filmmaker Finds - July 10th Edition!
Yet another blog by Levin Menekse Hello everyone, nice to see you again for another edition of Friday Filmmaker Finds! This week, we have it all! Inspiration, intimidation and some practical advice! Let's begin with intimidation because that's just the funn...
Yet another blog by Levin Menekse Hello everyone, nice to see you again for another edition of Friday Filmmaker Finds! This week, we have it all! Inspiration, intimidation and some practical advice! Let's begin with intimidat...
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Tribespeople
In the past month, I've written about Creative Tribalism both in Genre Hacks and in Moviemaker Magazine , and I suggested that 21st century artists need to position themselves at the center of concentric circles of 30-100 people.  This digital tribe becomes...
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Getting and Processing Feedback
Guest Blogger: Levin Meneske You've toiled on this pilot/screenplay for a long, long time and finally it's complete. You've made this document out of nothing and you've bled in the process. Now what? Well, this might be the appropriate time to show your wor...
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S. Breckenridge Hood is a writer of Preposterous Films.
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S. Breckenridge Hood writes preposterous proposals for feature films, TV and new media.

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Education
  • Brown University
    Mathematics/Studio Art, 1984 - 1988
  • University of Southern California
    Film Production/Screenwriting, 1995 - 1998
  • Buckley School
    1979 - 1984
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August 13
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Sean Hood