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.
Can you write the perfect sitcom pilot fast? Yes! Join Marilyn Horowitz for part 2 of her series: Sitcom Success: The Perfect Pilot in 30 Days!
Wanna know WHY YOU NEED to be writing High Concept spec screenplays? Unknown Screenwriter, a long-time Hollywood ghost writer, explains why and how it can eventually make you rich...
Your writing has to be universal, not just your characters, when considering foreign markets. How to find out if your screenplay is ready to travel.
If your screenplay is consistently rejected, then Bang2write's Lucy V has a plan of action for you.
Wendy Kram launches her new column, 'The Anatomy of Selling a Script or TV Show in Hollywood,' using her clients as case studies to give key insights into the current marketplace.