Notes from the Margins by Danny Manus

Danny Manus is an in-demand script consultant and founder of No BullScript Consulting, and was ranked in the Top 15 “Cream of the Crop” Script Consultants in 2010. He is the author of No B.S. for Screenwriters: Advice from the Executive Perspective. Danny shares notes, tips, lessons, anecdotes and information that will hopefully improve your writing, enlighten you about parts of the business that aren’t talked about, lessen the number of notes you get in YOUR margins, and help you further understand what breaking into this business and staying here really entails.

Writer-Director John Hamburg on Why Him?, Why Now

Danny Manus spoke with John Hamburg, NY native and writer of Meet the Parents and Zoolander and their respective sequels, and writer/director of Along Came Polly and I Love You, Man, about his process and his most recent hit, Why Him?, starring James Franco and Bryan Cranston.

Notes from the Margins: Romance Isn’t Dead…It’s Just Different

Click to tweet this article to your friends and followers! Here’s a scary thought – 40 years from now, the story many grandparents will be telling their grandkids about how they met and fell in love will include the words “fuckbuddies,” “Tinder,” and “emoji.” Not exactly Bogey and Bacall, is it? And I believe...

10 Vital Pitching Tips From Austin Film Festival

I had the pleasure of returning to the Austin Film Festival to teach the pitch prep seminar alongside the wonderful and brilliant Pamela Ribon for the second year in a row. I was also one of the pitch judges for two of the pitch competition sessions, choosing two finalists in each session to go...