In "Studio Script Notes," Brian Caldirola humorously envisions the kinds of notes film executives could have (or maybe even did) given to some of cinema's masterpieces and/or most famous movies.
You’ve worked on your script for months or maybe even years, and you finally label your script done. Ray Morton answers, "So what do you do now?"
To get a screenwriting agent, your script has to be amazing. Don't approach feedback in a "lie to me" way. Demand honesty, even if it hurts.
Most often, when Dave Trottier reads a script, he thinks, “It needs color.” Color the characters; color the scenes; color the dialogue. Color can engage the reader.
Script talks with screenwriters Jon Cohen and Oscar®-nominee Scott Frank about writing 'Minority Report,' being rewritten, working with Steven Spielberg, adaptation and more.
Get rewriting tips on how to get past the first draft vomit and turn your screenplay into a fast-paced read audiences will love.
As one of the leading authorities on writing for the stage and screen, Steve Cuden has been a professional screenwriter and educating students for over two decades. Script talks with Steve about his new book, 'Beating Hollywood.'
Wendy Kram examines how great screenplay writing has in common strong character arcs, which chart the character's transformation from where he or she starts and where they wind up.
Before launching into rewrites, Barri Evins advises asking the tough questions. Decide if your script needs a polish, a teardown, or a Do Not Resuscitate.
There are those pundits who claim Aristotle is responsible for the ‘3-Act’ structure of screenplays. Stewart Farquhar claims not and explores alternatives to the three-act structure.