Manny Fonseca examines his biggest pitchfest pet peeves when it comes to attending pitchfests as an executive. Do you fall into any of the following categories? Read to find out.
Collaborating with friends has always been a tightrope act. Jeanne Veillette Bowerman gives tips to help you not lose the friendship over the course of a project.
A new director attaching to your project usually means rewrites. This week, Manny Fonseca updates you on the status of his current script, Whittier.
When you're starting out in Hollywood you have to learn the ropes quick. Manny Fonseca explains that sometimes, it's the person you trust that turns out to be a "scam artist."
Marty Lang explains how the recent Writer's Guild negotiations garnered screenwriting lessons for beginning screenwriters and filmmakers. If you studied the way this negotiation played out, there are some undeniable truths that can help you in your work.
T. Jay O'Brien shares invaluable screenwriting lessons to aide your writing career, gained by working with writers and actors for a couple decades in a Writing Lab environment.
“Pitching” is a key ingredient to becoming a professional screenwriter. In short, it means telling someone—say, a prospective agent or producer—what your script is about in a simple, entertaining way.
After years of going to pitchfests, talking about pitchfests and live Tweeting from pitchfests, Manny Fonseca's sarcastic tone finally gets him banned.
Tawnya Bhattacharya gives insights on how to ask the right questions at agent and manager meetings to make sure you find the right representation for your career.
Doug Richardson ponders the challenges of surviving as a female writer navigating pitch meetings. How do you push past the good-ol-boy practices?