An interesting twist on the old "write what you know" adage comes from aspiring screenwriter Mark McCann, who also is a policeman. One of his shorts was produced and has won some prizes and one of his feature scripts has just … [Read more...] about Screenwriting: write what you don’t know
Shy and awkward is how screenwriter Seth Lochead describes himself. When he was starting out he felt he had to choose between building his career by socializing or by writing a great script. He decided to try to do the … [Read more...] about Screenwriting Tips – Hope for shy screenwriters
As a filmmaker, getting your movies produced sometimes seems impossible. And if you haven't yet made your first feature, it is often very easy to get caught up in all the reasons why it can't be done. My screenwriter … [Read more...] about Writer Director John Chu talks filmmaking
Since starting Filmmaking Stuff, many screenwriters have written me, asking if I could provide advice on how they can protect their screenplay from theft. I usually tell screenwriters that most producers will not go through … [Read more...] about Screenwriting How To Protect Your Material
Today's Filmmaking Stuff guest article comes from veteran screenwriter Jurgen Wolff. I find Jurgen's approach to movie script writing to be very useful. In the following article, he expresses his thoughts on The Hero's … [Read more...] about Writing a screenplay-hold that template!