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 sometimes the lack of one. In one case, the … [Read more...] about The Shocking Truth About Writing A Short Film (That You Need To Know)
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Aspiring screenwriter: Go Hollywood or go indie? By, Screenwriter Jurgen Wolff Because I’ve written a few books about screenwriting I sometimes get questions from people just starting out on their careers. One query that has started coming up more often recently is whether it’s better to chase the … [Read more...] about Aspiring screenwriter: Go Hollywood or go indie?
WHO WANTS TO GO MAD? Screenwriter Jurgen Wolff has kindly given me 10 free passes—each valued at $23—to his next online MAD--Massive Action Day, on Sunday, April 15, and one of them can be yours. The idea is that you set a goal for the day and declare it on the MAD website and check in every … [Read more...] about Who Wants To Go Mad For Free?
As filmmakers and screenwriters, it is easy to procrastinate. And it is a slippery slope. Despite your best efforts, sometimes life gets in the way of your projects. Next thing you know - a whole year goes by and you are no closer to completing your projects than before. Veteran Screenwriter … [Read more...] about End Creative Procrastination