We took a poll of several Hollywood executives to get their perspective on the best screenplay contests for discovering new writers. Below is a list of contests that were mentioned. Top 10 Screenplay Contests In no particular order, here are the best screenplay contests and events based on our … [Read more...] about Top 10 Screenplay Contests
While in high school, I taught myself how to write a screenplay. It looked more like Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet with a few slugs thrown in on the page rather than an actual screenplay. Fortunately this was enough to garner acceptance into film school. When I finally had the chance to write a … [Read more...] about Should Screenwriters Stick With Movie Formula?
Do you have a story… Or just a movie premise? by Jurgen Wolff If you’re a screenwriter you’ll have a lot of people excitedly tell you that they have a great story for a screenplay. If you’re foolish enough to ask them what it is (or unable to get away from them before they force it on you), … [Read more...] about Do you have a story… Or just a movie premise?
As a screenwriter, your goal is to get your writing made into movies. So you write and write and write. And through perseverance you get an agent and eventually get your story sold and produced. With a little more luck and hard work, you make a living doing what you love. If you want to see your … [Read more...] about Screenwriting With Jim Makichuk
I am always impressed by filmmakers who wake up, take action and get their movies made outside of Hollywood, without asking permission. Jason Faller is one such filmmaker. With his company Arrowstorm Entertainment, he produces, markets and sells his own movies. Jason Faller stopped by … [Read more...] about Jason Faller Makes Movies