Amateur screenplays - most common problems 2014

Leading problems in amateur screenplays as of November 2014

Amateur screenplays - most common problems 2014 The graph shows the most common problems in amateur screenplays as presented by The Black List - an online cinematographic community - as of November 2014. Among the English-language scripts evaluated by the community's experts, 15 percent were flagged as "not cinematic".
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Leading problems in amateur screenplays as of November 2014

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Share of reviews where problem was flagged
Underdeveloped plot45%
Undeveloped characters41%
Lack of escalation33%
Poor structure31%
Unnatural dialogue28%
Logic holes27%
Commercially unviable21%
Derivative or unoriginal17%
Not cinematic15%
Too long14%
Share of reviews where problem was flagged
Underdeveloped plot45%
Undeveloped characters41%
Lack of escalation33%
Poor structure31%
Unnatural dialogue28%
Logic holes27%
Commercially unviable21%
Derivative or unoriginal17%
Not cinematic15%
Too long14%
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The graph shows the most common problems in amateur screenplays as presented by The Black List - an online cinematographic community - as of November 2014. Among the English-language scripts evaluated by the community's experts, 15 percent were flagged as "not cinematic".
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