When you look at the most recent Academy Awards for gender inclusion, it is surprising that of the non-acting categories, only twenty percent of the nominees are women. A balanced view of equality is something audiences are supporting. People want to … [Read more...]
Screenwriting is the heavy lifting of all movie projects. The screenwriting articles at Filmmaking Stuff reveal real world tips for how to write a screenplay, how to sell a screenplay how to market your screenplay, how to get a screenwriting agent and how to write movie scripts that sell. Even if you do not live in Hollywood or have any industry connections — by reading the following screenwriting articles, you will get closer to writing awesome screenplays.
Ever wonder why screenwriting agents don't take time to read your script? I mean think about it... Somewhere in the world someone has just finished the first draft of her first screenplay, ever. Full of enthusiasm, the unknown screenwriter breaks out … [Read more...]
When it comes to writing a short film, I’ve seen a lot. Frequently I’ve been impressed by the visuals, the level of the acting, sometimes the innovative use of a mix of media. Can you guess what most often is the weakest link? It’s the script. Or … [Read more...]
As someone who has worked as a Script Analyst for the past decade, I am often asked to provide useful tips for screenwriters. Mostly writers want to know what production companies look for in scripts. There is no easy answer for this and honestly, it … [Read more...]
As a filmmaker, it can be challenging to raise funds to cover production. We’re all looking for ways to be more cost-effective. The first step filmmakers can take to keep their budget low is producing low budget screenplays. A few years ago, I … [Read more...]
Production Offices throughout Hollywood are filled with great scripts. But there is no reason why your script should simply ‘blend in’ with the others. Here are 5 simple adjustments you can make that will get your screenplay noticed (and you as a … [Read more...]