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...
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...
After being chosen as one of the Top 25 in Tracking Board’s Launch Pad Competition, Eric Koenig’s script Matriarch sold to Paramount.
Character development will improve your storytelling, Paula Landry offers fun tips and tricks to bring your characters to life.
For only the second time in its 28-year history, Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting winners witnessed scenes from their winning screenplays come to life on stage in front of a live audience.
Rebecca Norris talks to Gary Goldstein (Pretty Woman, Under Siege) about his career, advice for writers, and his new YouTube show, Breaking Into Hollywood.
We writers often live in our heads, and today I’m urging us collectively to be here, now, right in the present. Philosophy and religion have tons of literature about this subject, but I have learned from years of writing and working with scribes and entrepreneurs that to accomplish something, it is...