It's a little late in the month for this post, but please excuse us because it's the first of many to come. If you're looking to enter a contest or fellowship, we've got you covered with the deadlines of the most popular competitions around. Now go break a leg: Early Entry: February 13th - Sundance … Continue reading February Screenwriting Contest Deadlines
If you have finished your first script, and you're ready to sell it for all the money in the world, it's time to slow down a minute. The road ahead is a long one, and this is a marathon, not a race. Last week we wrote about networking. It's important to know people in the … Continue reading The Long Road to Getting Representation
I've come to realize that I definitely look like the guy on the right once I get past the log line... Don't ask me about my story ideas, or if you do I'm going to apologize in advance! Happy Friday!
I just love Spider-Man. What other superhero could sit next to you on the subway and just start talking to you like you're already pals? Into the Spider-Verse has been making waves. People are saying it's not just the best animated movie of the year, but also the best superhero movie of the year. I wholeheartedly … Continue reading Phil Lord and Chris Miller On Writing
So you've finished a couple of screenplays, and you're wondering why nobody has offered to buy them yet, right? Well, I'll tell you what you need to do. Sneak into CAA pretending you have a delivery, go into a literary agent's office and rip off your fake mustache, yelling "I have the best screenplay you'll … Continue reading Networking For Screenwriters
MUST... FINISH... SCENE! You know when you're watching a scary movie, and the character is running down a hallway, and that hallway suddenly seems to stretch infinitely in both directions. The end is in sight, but it seems to be getting further away the closer you get. That's a lot what writing can feel like … Continue reading Friday Fun – You Can Do It!
I've posted about Charlie Brooker in the past: In-Depth Interview – Charlie Brooker. I'm a HUGE fan of Black Mirror, and love what they tried to do with Bandersnatch, the newest Black Mirror experience. If you haven't heard of this new experience, it's an episode where you choose your own story. Every time the main character, … Continue reading Charlie Brooker On Writing
Today I'm here to give you seven easy steps to become a screenwriter! I wish I wasn't joking. How cool would that be? It's actually pretty difficult to make it in Hollywood, and is something that you should work at every day if you truly want it. I'm here to provide you with help and … Continue reading The Steps To Become A Successful Screenwriter
I really feel this one. I started writing this blog post about 5 months ago... I'm not sure what happened!
Happy New Year everybody! I thought a great post for the new year would be to post some habits of highly successful screenwriters. Maybe you can start your new year off by making some positive changes to your writing habits. I found a great article written by Karl Iglesias over at Writers Store. Below are … Continue reading Habits Of Highly Successful Screenwriters