Are you wondering how to pitch a screenplay? You're not alone. The other day I got an email from a writer who had an appointment to pitch her movie idea to a producer and she was in a panic. She asked what tips I could offer. … [Read more...] about How To Pitch A Screenplay So They Listen
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.
Most novice screenwriters think getting screwed over in Hollywood all boils down to story theft, but in truth, story theft rarely takes place. Instead, they overlook the very real screenwriting pitfalls that can cause … [Read more...] about 3 Screenwriting Pitfalls That Will Wreck Your Career
While in high school, I taught myself how to write a screenplay. It looked more like Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet with a few slugs thrown in on the page rather than an actual screenplay. Fortunately this was enough to … [Read more...] about Should Screenwriters Stick With Movie Formula?
If you want to write a good movie, you need to give your screenplay emotional intelligence. "Chasing the Monster Idea" is a book by Stefan Mumaw in which he identifies seven questions that will help you determine whether you … [Read more...] about How To Give Your Screenplay Emotional Intelligence
Screenplay contests offer a great way to rise above the noise and get your work noticed. And if you're serious about getting your next screenplay in front of Hollywood executives, winning a reputable contest could help open a … [Read more...] about Best Screenplay Contests to Enter In 2019 (For Serious Screenwriters)