Christian Taylor of Taylor Lane Productions shares his thoughts on what makes a script stand out above the rest when judging a screenplay contest.
Screenwriters always how to sell a script, but Ray Morton explains the better question really should be how to get your screenplay read by a potential buyer?
Marketing is another key ingredient in becoming a professional screenwriter. Marilyn Horowitz gives a brief list of skills crucial for any writer to develop.
Great scripts start with great ideas. Sabina Giado explains how lists can be the best way to snare that great concept.
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.
Contracts can be seen as scary shackles binding the unwary to massive tangles of responsibility and exposure. Entertainment attorney Christopher Schiller demystifies the contract process.
Luck is discipline, period. Discipline is writing in spite of whatever is going on. No matter what. And the more you work at it, the luckier you get.
If you're looking to get your script made and seen, you already have the material, and you can handle distribution on your own! Marty Lang explains that by becoming a writer/producer and putting in the work, you can literally will your film into the world!
Diversity in film. It needs to be more than the latest fad. Jeanne Veillette Bowerman shares her personal story writing a black film as a white writer and encourages you to step outside of your comfort zone in writing and in life.
Script Magazine's Access Screenplay Contest, in partnership with Roadmap Writers, is here! The Access Screenplay Contest was founded with the express goal of discovering new talent and connecting those emerging writers with Industry decision makers.