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Shelton
Posted: October 27th, 2005, 7:57pm Report to Moderator
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Quoted from Higgonaitor
of my own curiosity what does the erm "ECU" mean?  Ive never heard this before, and it looks like something I could use.



Higgs,

If I'm not mistaken, it's a shot direction for extreme close up.  I usually try to avoid things like this in my scripts so I could be wrong, but I'm pretty sure that's what it is.



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Thanks for the review!

ECU does mean Extreme Close Up, and since this year is kind of a rebirth of my screenwriting, this one included some of the camera thingies to enhance the visuals, but I've stopped.

Thanks again


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Wow! This was friggin hilarious! "Wired Un-Desired"!  . The only problem I had was about 10% of the dialogue was fake. but 90% was exellant! This script is 50 pages of magic! Although... You could go back and add some more scenes. Perhaps another attempt to destroy the website. I wont critisize for shortness but more pages is more laughter. I liked the script as much as I enjoyed The Misfortune by Oney Mendosa. and that is my fave. unpro script. Congrats on this good script!
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It amazes me because some of these websites do exist.

LOL...I see where the addiction comes in. I agree with the Fantastic Mr. Higgins, some of the dialogue does need a little work. There is a lot of potty mouths in the story, and it is not real funny and it can get kind of annoying sometimes. The story is realistic also, I kind of do the same thing (go to forums and see if they get replies) and I enjoyed the story.

"You All Suck!" - Danny - that is the line where I went laughing.

It be good if you made it a bit longer. I can see a sequel heading it's way.


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Addiction 2: The Revenge of the Webmaster.

Yeeeah no.  No sequels, no remakes.  Thanks for the read though.

There will be  PDF, cleaned up version up with the next batch.


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I was thinking more of:

Addiction Part 2: The Other Webpage

But since you don't want to , never mind.


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On topic, did you make any major changes when you resubmitted? It's ages since I read this one.


I re-edited it so it's 100% spec, added in a new scene here and there, but nothing that will make it an amazingly new reading experience for ya.

And I saw Jimbo earlier as well...hmm.


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I was hoping to possibly use this script for my acting and directing class at Northampton High school and I was wondering if I needed your permission or if i simply needed to cedit you with it's creation, which i certinly would. Please post back, as I would like to use the script as soon as possible.

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Thought I'd give this a bump and say congragualations on getting it produced!

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Wow, back from the dead.  Thanks for the bump, Zack.  Yes, this was a year-long project for a couple broadcasting classes at Clarkson University in New York.  It had reading sessions, rewrites, the actual shoot, a marketing campaign, a brief discussion with a local newspaper, and even "unauthorized leaks" on YouTube.

It was quite a thing to watch take place, as I was consulted with changes and rough cuts of the film, trailers, etc.  All in all, like everyone else has said, it's a rewarding experience to see such effort and energy going into something that you created...and all you have to do is sit back and watch it happen.

June 16, 2005, wow.  Ha.  Time does fly.  


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Bumping this from the depths of SS obscurity.

Thanks Don for posting the new draft.  Can't believe the most recent was from 2006.  

The net has evolved quite a bit since this story's first conception, which made the ideas in here pretty out of date when I revisited it.  That said, I elected to rework/update the story while also keeping it as a "historical" piece, hence the sub-genre Internet period piece.  Part of it is that current social networking trends are an entirely different story altogether.  The other part is that the early days of social networking was like the wild west of what we have today and IMO still make for a helluva fun story.

Anyone who happens to stumble upon it - hope you enjoy and thanks for reading.

Best,
Greg


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I think Addiction can be shot in different senerios, one of which with the addition of more script could have Iphones incorporated into it. I think this is a good starting video to be used as an educational video. Or purhaps a thriller with lots of action taking place, someone set out to  kill Don. I shall not say any more other than the plot can be changed several ways with out to much rewrite of the script.   Good Job    Greg

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Hi,

Thanks for the read and your thoughts.  I'll keep that in mind if I ever go back on this.

Greg


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Very cool script. I especially love the scene where Don is being disturbed by his mother. Up to this point I thought all the time: "Man, why doesn't he just say Facebook?". Now that "The Social Network" is out, this would be THE perfect script to pitch, I guess.

The entire thing is sociocritical yet funny, and not many films are like this today.

The story could've been longer, but so far it's full of really witty and intelligent homour. The addiction is really well described, and not too much exaggerated. (To be honest, I know people who are even worse off ) I just loved the character of Ben, since I'm basically the same kind of person: I never got the hang of all this Social-Network-Stuff.

Basically, everything about the few format flaws has been said already, so I'll just leave it this way. I like it.

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Hi Lex,

Thanks for the read and your words.  I'm glad you enjoyed it.  This was conceived years before Facebook was even open to anyone not in an Ivy League school, back when Myspace was the big thing.  When I revisited it recently I had to decide whether to update the script for the changing times or keep it set in the past.  Changing it entirely would have just required a new story altogether (which I'm thinking of doing as a sequel), so I elected to keep it as a "period piece," as I think that still makes it relevant.  Kind of like a prequel to the times.  

Thanks again!

Greg


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