Are screenplay contests worth entering?

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I'm pretty skeptical about script contests as a way to further your career. There are success stories but I think they're the exception. So I was interested to read the view of Chad Gervich on the Script website. He says that winning a script rarely gives you the edge. He's been a judge in script contests and says winning only shows your script was the best, but that the … [Read more...]

I wrote a screenplay, now what?

Screenplay Image via Wikipedia So you wrote a screenplay? Now what? I've been getting a lot of questions from folks who just finished their first screenplay... And like many, they don't know what to do next. That brings back memories! Almost 10 years ago, when I was a fat, beer drinking, cheeseburger eating appliance store salesman in Pennsylvania, I too had just … [Read more...]