Those who claim that the formulaic path is the only way to go when writing a screenplay are further confusing the beginning writer. Stewart Farquhar analyzes the differences between formula and structure.
Paul Joseph Gulino explores the lost opportunities of set-up and pay-off in the film Hereditary.
The Pitch Deck is becoming an essential tool for Film and Television Writers. Nick Sadler explains what a Pitch Deck is and why you should create one.
Tom Stempel examines the films Tully, Disobedience, Solo: A Star Wars Story, and Ocean’s 8 to showcase the effective (or not effective) use of plot twists.
Filmmakers Jamison M. LoCascio and Adam Ambrosio go in depth about their latest project, Sunset, a sci-fi drama about people facing the possibility of an imminent nuclear strike.
Christopher Schiller breaks down a selection of facts or fallacies in the film business, providing advice on how to navigate the myths floating around Hollywood.
Joy Cheriel Brown reviews On Chesil Beach, exploring the missed opportunities in structure and building tension.
Susan Kouguell interviews Iram Haq, the writer/director of What Will People Say, exploring her real-life inspiration for the film.
Screenwriter, director and producer Asif Akbar talks about how he was able to get his latest film produced, the sci-fi thriller, Astro.
You’ve been to a networking mixer or writing panel and made a connection with an exec, agent, manager, or working writer who you admire and want to work with someday. Now what? Tawnya Bhattacharya gives essential networking tips for writers.