Diversity in film. It needs to be more than the latest fad. Jeanne Veillette Bowerman shares her personal story writing a black film as a white writer and encourages you to step outside of your comfort zone in writing and in life.
A reader asks Dave Trottier, AKA Dr. Format, about the story goal and opposition in the film 'Good Will Hunting.'
Seed&Spark challenges our community of artists to stop paying lip service to the diversity issue in films and start creating projects with talent, both above and below the line, that represent our wonderfully diverse world.
Unknown Screenwriter told you WHY it's important to write a high concept screenplay... Now let's try to get you thinking high concept for your next project.
Subplots add depth and texture to your story. Drew Yanno explores the effective use of subplots in the movie 'Rear Window.'
If you're looking to get a screenplay of yours made, Marty Lang proposes you try something you probably haven't done before: Write your script in reverse.
Have you said, “I do” to the wrong idea? Barri Evins on why to let go of past loves and how to develop a new idea that leads you to happily ever after.
With the growing number of film franchises, Ray Morton takes a look at the original franchise, 'Planet of the Apes,' and see what lessons we might learn from it.
Tim Long discusses the pitfalls of putting plot before character.
Tim Long discusses the importance of having an emotional core in your story.