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Breaking & Entering: Resistance Is Futile Or Can It Be Fueling?

“We are the Borg. Lower your shields and surrender your ships. We will add your biological and technological distinctiveness to our own. Your culture will adapt to service us. Resistance is futile.” Ah, that iconic phrase, uttered when you are about to conquer your opponent! “Resistance is futile.” Brought into popular culture by Star...

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Script Angel: Developing Your Screenwriting Brand

If you’re trying to establish yourself as a screenwriter and create a long-term screenwriting career you probably already know it’s not enough to have one spec script under your belt, you need a portfolio of work to present to the industry. So what should that portfolio of specs look like? Will a mix of...

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Why You Should Attend The Screenwriters World Conference

The Screenwriters World Conference is a rare opportunity for any screenwriter to connect with top industry professionals, learn cutting edge writing craft techniques, learn to “pitch” their own material, and then have the opportunity to present your work to real players who can get your movie made! The three-day Screenwriters World Conference offers various...

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Wendy’s LA4HIRE: Best Screenwriting Tips for Great Dialogue

As a producer and script consultant who reads hundreds of screenplays, one of the most common weaknesses in the majority of scripts I review has to do with dialogue that is expositional, or what we call “on the nose” — where characters state exactly what they are thinking and feeling, or tell us information...