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.
Jacob Krueger discusses how tone does not begin with trying to be funny or trying to be sad, or trying to be dramatic, or trying to be melodramatic, or trying to make the audience cry or trying to do anything.
Manny Fonseca explores his beginnings in order to deeper explore finding his voice and why he writes (or doesn't write) the types of scripts he does.
Jenna Avery interviews writer Scott Myers on the ins and outs of the sci-fi spec market, including budget, world-building, and existential questions.
Jacob Krueger discusses how creating a movie, and writing a screenplay is actually a process not of manipulation, formula, or replication, but a process of removing our own masks and revealing something about ourselves, not only to our audience, but also to ourselves.
Given how long it can get to write a new screenplay, shouldn't a writer have a method to decide on the best possible movie ideas that merit development?
In this installment of YOUR TV GUIDE, TV writer/producer Tawnya Bhattacharya discusses the many facets of a good Why Now for your TV pilot.
Filmmaking wizard Michael Williams talks about his journey in bringing "Ozland" to the screen.