Conventional wisdom says, “Write what you love.” Barri Evins’ “Ten Reasons You Must Love What You’re Writing” proves that is wrong. “Love what you write.”
Most writers create a pitch after their script is written, but Anne-Cecille Ville shares that learning how to pitch your story before you even outline it can help you find the flaws and bang out a more solid draft.
There is a growing realization of how polarizing people’s viewpoints are across the country. Heather Taylor explores how we can create films in that post-truth environment.
Cheryl Laughlin takes you inside the Austin Film Festival RomCom panel to discover romantic comedies are far from dead.
Looking to catch a Big Fish? A rep, meeting or sale? Barri Evins’ advice on creating an irresistible lure: the ultimate bait that gets the industry to bite.
Story ideas that are high concept are key. But Jon James Miller explains how executing a high-concept screenplay is harder than you think.
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.