Luck is discipline, period. Discipline is writing in spite of whatever is going on. No matter what. And the more you work at it, the luckier you get.
Learn with Marilyn Horowitz about having passion for your writing in Part 2 of her series: 10 Ingredients for Successful Screenwriting.
Two of the most misunderstood positions in the film industry are script supervisor and script coordinator. Roe Moore provides insight for writers on what to expect when a script goes into production.
Manny Fonseca and Cheryl Diffin's script Whittier, landed a top director. This is the finale of working with that director and what happened to Whittier.
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.
Great screenplay writing has strongly defined characters that attract financiers, studios, actors, and directors. Wendy Kram gives advice on creating memorable characters.
What is the Stowe Story Labs? Shoshana Rosenbaum describes her firsthand experience, answering Is it a worthwhile experience for screenwriters and filmmakers?
Manny Fonseca tells the true story of one legendary script that spent pretty much close to twelve years stuck in development hell.
Jason Buff suggests if you want to sell your low-budget indie film, don't do it by writing the script first. He's got 5 great steps to take to help you find funding and distribution early in the game.
Tim Long explores the narrative significance of an opening scene, sharing clips from films to demonstrate the power of a great start to a story.