Ashley Scott Meyers talks with writer/director Roland Joffé about his new film, The Forgiven, starring Forest Whitaker and Eric Bana. We also talk about the very early days of his career working as a painter and getting promoted to director on a small theater production.
Your query letter is out in the world. Barri Evins’ advice on how to reply like a pro, turn a pass into a positive, and recognize an open door.
Sign up for Glenn Benest's Creating a Great Character Arc webinar today! If you can't make the live event on March 22nd, as long as you sign up in advance, a recording will be emailed to you!
Since writing now happens in the digital world, we can actually create new screenwriting practices that don't focus on print. Marty Lang explores how incorporating digital technology in screenplays could dramatically change collaboration and filmmaking.
Comedian and television writer Devon Shepard talks about the early days of his career and how he broke in to the business. He has written for many hit television shows such as Crash, Weeds, MADtv, and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
Individual subplots illustrate a different aspect of the main conflict or shows a different step in the solution of the main conflict. William C. Martell examines how the subplots in The Shape of Water help shape the film's main conflict and theme.
After taking a two-year break in order to reevaluate and revamp the competition, Sidewalk Film Festival committee is bringing Sidewrite back larger and better than ever! The 20th Annual Sidewalk Film Festival takes place August 20th-26th, 2018.
While today's female filmmakers are demanding equality for women, Frances Marion (1888-1973) was one of the most in-demand screenwriters of her time, winning two screenwriting Oscars in the 1930s. Perhaps we need to roll back the clock and allow history to repeat itself.
In business, information is often the most valuable part of your arsenal, so protecting it is key to business survival. Christopher Schiller sheds light on the non-disclosure agreements, explaining when and why to use an NDA.
Ashley Scott Meyers talks with writer/director Michael Radford about his latest feature film, a biopic about singer Andrea Bocelli, called The Music of Silence. We also discuss the early days of Michael's career, directing documentaries and how he was able to make the leap from documentaries to feature films.