Writing for independent film is very different from writing a big budget movie. While both types of movies need a great screenplay, Hollywood production companies can afford to do whatever they want, and no budget is too big for them. When writing for an indie movie you really want to be realistic about what you can […]
Are you looking for your next Four-Quadrant natural disaster, Sci-Fi movie? I have an idea that will blow you away. It’s about the end of the universe and involves spaceships and aliens and zombies and disease and it includes a love story. Please email me back today because this is going to make BILLIONS! And I can only wait a few minutes for your response before I pitch this to someone else.
Once you finish your masterpiece script, the question of “what’s next?” invades your life. Whether you want to raise the money to make your script yourself or sell it, there are many reputable screenwriting competitions worth your time. Not only can placing in a competition help get you and your script some industry exposure but […]
Should you write a TV series instead of a feature film? With the increasing number of scripted series competing for our attention, especially on SVOD platforms like Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, it’s no wonder many novice screenwriters have started toying with the idea of setting aside their feature-length ideas for more serialized spec scripts. It’s a […]
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 unnecessary career setbacks.
In this filmmaking article, producer Jason Brubaker talks about the importance of screenwriting and having a good screenplay.