A professional, WGA Writer bats around the logistical question of the protagonist also being the antagonist in a script. Can a hero also be the villain?
Carl Ellsworth shares his experience on the set of 'Red Eye.' Sometimes being a writer is akin to being a script medic, breathing life into your story under pressure.
Script Angel's Hayley McKenzie helps you discover if you really need every scene in your script.
Drew Yanno explains how In the "ensemble piece," there is no main character. Instead, a small group of people - an ensemble - substitutes for the traditional hero.
In today's "Writers' Room 101," TV writer Eric Haywood examines some of the ways writers should NOT attempt to network.
Susan Kouguell examines the use of gimmicks in screenwriting with some insights about the film '52 Tuesdays'.
Doug Richardson takes you on location as he and his director scout the East Harlem music scene. All is well... until the guns come out.
Horror writer / director Adam Green talks about his latest film, Digging Up The Marrow, how he got his start in the business and how he got his first few feature films produced.
Why is a good logline important? After all, it's not printed anywhere in your script. And it oversimplifies your story to the point of absurdity anyway, right?
Updating fables is a brainstorming technique that involves taking a famous or obscure work from literature or the movies and making it contemporary.