History is always fascinating to revisit, even in the film industry. Bob Verini takes you back to 2002 when the Academy of Motion Pictures examined what some feel is their greatest blemish - the Hollywood Blacklist.
Julie Gray explains that when times are stressful, the importance of story should never be underestimated.
Alfred Hitchcock is the master of suspense. But is he being misunderstood by critics and writers? Take a closer look at what he really said about the famous ticking bomb.
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.
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.
Rebecca Norris talks to Gary Goldstein (Pretty Woman, Under Siege) about his career, advice for writers, and his new YouTube show, Breaking Into Hollywood.
By Doug Richardson What’s wrong with this picture? I was an unproduced screenwriter standing at the threshold to my antique, valley domicile. It was my tiny, first-timer bungalow measuring barely eleven hundred square feet. Across from me, standing on my front stoop, was none other than movie director, John Frankenheimer. You...
Welcome to my new column, Writers On The Web! As the name suggests, I’ll be exploring how writers can further their careers and find a viable audience for their work by producing their own web content. I’ll be exploring the entire production process of a web series from conception through distribution,...