With so many conflicting opinions on screenplay formatting out there, Dave Trottier offers advice to keep screenwriters from losing their minds.
Find out what happens in the continued story of when Doug Richardson's writing assignment brings him on a flight to Paris... to meet a real-life con artist.
Screenwriter and director David Bruckner talks about his early days as a filmmaker in Atlanta and how that lead him into a career as a feature film writer / director.
Ray Morton explains how for a screenplay to be successful, it must be a movie – the material in the script and the manner in which it is presented must be such that it is plausible that a motion picture could be made from it. You’d be surprised at how many spec scripts out...
If you have ever wondered if you could write a perfect pilot fast – the answer is yes! Join Marilyn Horowitz for: Sitcom Success: The Perfect Pilot in 30 Days. In part 8 of this 10-part series, continue writing with Act II.
Writer-director Cameron Chapman explains how writing a screenplay to direct yourself requires an extra set of considerations compared to a spec script to sell to a producer.
Manny Fonseca writes about teaming up with writing partner Cheryl Diffin. He also talks about how their script 'Whittier' came about as well as others.
Alien first contact is a long-held traditional theme in cinema, but rarely has it been shown with such delicate beauty as in Arrival, directed by Denis Villeneuve and adapted for the screen by Eric Heisserer.
The D.C. Shorts Film Festival and Screenplay Competition, an 11-day event that includes film screenings of shorts, Q&As, filmmaker workshops and free family screenings in Washington, D.C., is considered to be one of the top-tiered short film festivals nationally and around the world, and for budding screenwriters, the unique perks it offers are hard...
Great screenplay writing has strongly defined characters that attract financiers, studios, actors, and directors. Wendy Kram gives advice on creating memorable characters.