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.
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.