Creating a business persona is a key ingredient to becoming a successful screenwriter. Join Marilyn Horowitz for part 6 of her series.
Cheryl Laughlin takes you inside the Austin Film Festival RomCom panel to discover romantic comedies are far from dead.
Looking to catch a Big Fish? A rep, meeting or sale? Barri Evins’ advice on creating an irresistible lure: the ultimate bait that gets the industry to bite.
Stewart Farquhar gives critical step-by-step instructions on how to elevate your narrative drive and make your script a page turner.
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.
Christopher Schiller explains what the Bechdel-Wallace Test is to different parties and how it should (or shouldn’t) be used as a touchstone in this industry.
You're a writer at a Hollywood party and get the cold shoulder. Are you in a writer slump or is your career over? Doug Richardson dishes the truth about showbiz.
In Part 4 or her series: Ten Ingredients to Successful Screenwriting, Marilyn Horowitz shares why it is important to have consistency when writing.