Taking over the writing helm for Sharknado 5: Global Swarming is Scotty Mullen. Cameron Chapman speaks with Scotty about going from total beginner to working screenwriter in just four short years—an inspiring story for anyone looking to break in.
Figuring out how to create a compelling, entertaining, or meaningful story within a contained structure is a challenge every screenwriter should attempt.
A common gripe among a lot of actresses is that they don’t find many strong female roles in the scripts they’re given, and so sometimes they seek out roles written for men. Cameron Chapman gives tips on writing compelling female characters.
Writer-director Cameron Chapman explains how writing a screenplay to direct yourself requires an extra set of considerations compared to a spec script to sell to a producer.
Finding a screenwriting community can help you improve your writing, motivate you when you're down, and improve your career.