Character emerges when a clear want comes up against conflict, which is when we begin to see what the character is made of, what the character values and hopes for, even basics of everyday thinking and personality.
Story ideas that are high concept are key. But Jon James Miller explains how executing a high-concept screenplay is harder than you think.
Psychotherapist Dr. Donna Dannenfelser shows you how to develop well-thought-out psychological biographies for your characters to get your TV pilot on the air.
Writer Kelly Jo Brick gives practical advice to heed before and after you move to Los Angeles to pursue a career in the entertainment industry.
Can an MFA in screenwriting help your career? Teresa Warner explores what graduate school can do for your writing, your network and your self confidence.
Corey Mandell shares a powerful weapon you can use to help win the war and start writing.
Paula Landry explains how to motivate and achieve your writing career goals with effective, fun and easy methods.
You have a passion for writing, but moving to Los Angeles just isn’t an option. No worries, Kelly Jo Brick shares the many ways you can fuel your passion for writing from right where you are.
The D.C. Shorts Film Festival and Screenplay Competition, an 11-day event that includes film screenings of shorts, Q&As, filmmaker workshops and free family screenings in Washington, D.C., is considered to be one of the top-tiered short film festivals nationally and around the world, and for budding screenwriters, the unique perks it...