No matter where you live, if you write or make movies, you are part of a tradition of Hollywood glamour and greatness. Honor it, own it, make the future.
The Asylum, a motion picture production, financing, and worldwide distribution studio, has optioned four feature screenplays through ScriptXpert's Script Search, provided by The Writers Store.
Clive Frayne believes Hollywood's stranglehold on cinema distribution is ruining your chances of selling original screenplays. Join him in a one year embargo of their films.
Characters are engines that drive ideas into story. Each of the five major character types plays a specific role in that process. First is THE PROTAGONIST.
The same, but different. That’s what new writers are told to strive for when it comes to commercial concepts to raise their chances of a sale. It worked for screenwriter Brandon Barker.
The ScriptXpert team is pleased to announce the considerations of the first round of the Script Search service featuring The Asylum. Please join us as we congratulate the top 5 writers in each category and wish them luck! The Asylum’s optioned screenplays will be announced January 15, 2015. Thriller 3 to 11 – Jeff...
How does a script work structurally when there seems to be two central characters? Michael Tabb explains how to determine who is the hero.
The 2014 Hit List has been announced. Our congratulations to all who have been included! Q: What is The Hit List? A: The Hit List exists to identify and celebrate the best spec scripts of the year. By focusing exclusively on specs, which are written speculatively, and without pay, the Tracking Board aims to...
After being chosen as one of the Top 25 in Tracking Board’s Launch Pad Competition, Eric Koenig’s script Matriarch sold to Paramount.
Interesting Characters, Interested Viewers Great storytelling requires interesting characters, preferably those that possess some unexpected trait (Marge in Fargo, a tough cop who’s hugely pregnant, Fletcher the conductor in Whiplash, tough as nails in the classroom, tinkles on the ivories at the jazz club after hours). You know your characters are awesome, but conveying...