I remember reading screenplays from working, established writers that just seemed underdeveloped. Add the enormous amount of material that came from friends of friends and other producers and I was able to see first-hand how much garbage is floating around out there.
While I know most screenwriters would rather just write a script and then ask someone like me to produce it – I got news for you, don’t do that. Stop asking permission. Instead, I want you to start thinking like an entrepreneurial screenwriter. I want you to start thinking like a producer. I want you to make your movie now!
Image via Wikipedia If I knew then, what I know now, I would have started making horror comedies from day one. There are many reasons I say this. I’ll list five. 1. Horror comedy movies are fun to make. 2. With a good hook, buzz can go viral. 3. People will forgive you for a [...]