Christopher Schiller sheds light on the history of the inclusion rider and how to avoid potential pitfalls that may arise when implementing one.
Ashley Scott Meyers talks with screenwriter and script consultant, Steve Deering about his recently optioned screenplay. Steve also offers up some great tips to help screenwriters avoid some of the most common problems he sees as a consultant.
Script Anatomy interviews writers of standout spec scripts, whose specs got traction in multiple fellowships and contests, about what makes a spec script great.
Angela Bourassa, founder and editor in chief of LA Screenwriter, breaks down the story structure of the animated film MOANA, including a downloadable infographic!
If you think those broadcast television hit shows will stay on traditional networks, think again. Marty Lang explains the vast changes happening right now in the TV industry.
Gordy Hoffman discusses the making of his short film, Dog Bowl, which is now available through Amazon Prime, as well as the writing challenges that he worked through while writing the screenplay.
Film critic, filmmaker, and radio host Mike Sargent interviews award-winning writer Trey Ellis on his life-changing experiences of making the Martin Luther King HBO documentary, King in the Wilderness.
Ray Morton examines the heart of a dramatic story. A story that does not have this form and structure and that does not contain these elements may be a narrative, but it will not be drama.
The latest women in action at the box office would share enthralling stories if we asked, “What do you do?” Go beyond a character’s career and explore what she does in the plot to develop complex female characters actors want to play—and audiences want to watch.
Film critic, filmmaker, and radio host Mike Sargent interviews Scott Beck and Bryan Woods, screenwriters of the thriller, A Quiet Place, about their writing process, breaking into the business, and more.