Screenwriter and professor Brad Riddell discusses why feature writers should consider writing and producing short scripts.
Some claim the inciting incident this must be a singular event that happens to the main protagonist and others that it must happen on page 10. But does it? Ivo Raza explains.
Susan Kouguell examines the Western genre by taking a closer look at 'The Salvation' and 'Unforgiven'.
Kevin Delin explores if Ava DuVernay, director of Selma, missed an opportunity to educate through art and lost an Oscar nomination in the process.
Writer and theatrical improviser Brett Wean shares strategies for being productive while fighting procrastination.
What are your goals is the most important questions a writer can ask. Not just of their protagonist, antagonist and every single one of their supporting characters…but of themselves.
Characters are engines that drive ideas into a story. Each of the major character types plays a specific role in that process. Second is THE ANTAGONIST.
Over the past year, Jeanne Veillette Bowerman shared some of her mentors' screenwriting tips, but for those who missed them, here are her favorite dozen.
Brad Johnson discusses what makes a compelling monologue in your screenplays, using 'Jaws' as an example.
Courtney Hunt, writer and director of the 2008 Sundance Grand Jury-winning film Frozen River, shares her experience writing her Oscar-nominated script.