Rachel Weisz and Roger Michell spoke to Script magazine about bringing this compelling tale, My Cousin Rachel, to life.
Beatriz at Dinner (written by Mike White, directed by Miguel Arteta) has all the elements that make for a scintillating evening -- until it doesn't. Paul Joseph Gulino shares tips on how to deliver what your audience wants.
We hear very little about the low-concept screenplay. At least a sizable minority of films Hollywood releases each year are of this variety.
Writing character descriptors is much like presenting them to the Queen. You are that person whispering into the Queen’s ear, telling her who is in line to greet her and why she should care.
Marty Lang shares screenwriting contests run by local and state governments. If your script meets their guidelines, you might qualify for resources to make your film!
Nothing should be placed in the script unless it has some kind of meaning, somehow furthering the characters or the story. David Landau explains how to use a set-up and payoff to elevate your audience's experience.
Your ideal co-writer might be right under your nose—or right next to you in bed, as several teams revealed during our interviews with Claudia Johnson & Matt Stevens for Script Partners: How to Succeed at Co-Writing for Film & TV.
How does a historian become a screenwriter you ask? Alex von Tunzelmann, a London-based historian, explains the challenges of writing her first feature film, 'Churchill.'
This month marks the 35th anniversary of the release of one of the all-time great movies: E.T.: The Extra-terrestrial, Steven Spielberg’s wonderful cinematic fable about a 10-year-old boy from a broken family who befriends an alien. Step behind the scenes to see how E.T. came to life.
Script’s feature gives aspiring scribes the chance to have their scenes evaluated by master screenwriters. Bill Kelly and Michael Seitzman give tips on elevating tension, characters and conflict.