If you want to know how to sell your screenplay, you're in luck. When I was working for an indie producer in New York, one of my jobs was to read screenplays and hopefully find a gem. During that time, I learned some … [Read more...] about How To Sell Your Screenplay
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 … [Read more...] about Aspiring screenwriter: Go Hollywood or go indie?
People always point out that a relationship with an agent is something like a marriage, but without the sex (usually). Which means that sometimes there will be a divorce—at this point, the high profile one is J. K. Rowling … [Read more...] about When It’s Time To Divorce Your Agent
Recently I taught a workshop to a group of documentary filmmakers, and I was reflecting on how much easier we screenwriters have it. The docu-makers may have a general story idea in mind, but often in the course of filming it … [Read more...] about What Screenwriters Can Learn From Documentary Filmmakers
OK, I'm fibbing, it was actually Tennessee Williams' advice to playwrights, but it applies just as much to screenwriters: “What shouldn’t you do if you’re a playwright? Don’t bore the audience! I mean, even if you have to … [Read more...] about Tennessee Williams’ advice to screenwriters