If you want to get your script noticed in Hollywood—and your talents compensated for—then you cannot be just a ‘good’ screenwriter, you’ve gotta be great! Before you go and pay for another screenwriting class on character development or plot points, perhaps all you need to do is simply change … [Read more...] about How to Be The Screenwriter Hollywood Needs
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.
If you're trying to figure out how to write a screenplay you can produce yourself, you're not alone. Prior to making my own movies, I worked for a producer in NYC. And I want to take a moment and apologize for never responding to your query letters. I have no excuse for it, other than I was busy … [Read more...] about How To Write A Screenplay You Can Produce (Yourself)
Television staff writers hold some of the most coveted (and highest paid) writing positions in Hollywood. And your first step toward ‘breaking in’ and becoming one of these elite writers begins with crafting a top-notch sample TV spec script. In articles I’ve written about Feature-Length … [Read more...] about 3 Must-Haves For Your Sample TV Spec Script
The importance of having an awesome screenplay can’t be overstated. Your script is the blueprint for your film. And because your movie script is so important to the success of your project, many would-be filmmakers (who also write) spend way too many years rewriting. For these creatives, the … [Read more...] about How To Stop Rewriting And Start Filmmaking
Screenwriting is a tricky art. When I started my career, one of my first jobs was reading screenplays for a development company. At first, I thought reading screenplays was an AWESOME job. I have to admit. I felt pretty cool leaving the NYC office each night with three to five screenplays … [Read more...] about 5 Screenwriting Secrets Every Writer Should Know