Robert Piluso explains how ethnicity and gender should be regarded as vitally important, formative factors in character design and in writing character descriptions.
Check out Alt Film Guide for interesting information on filmmakers, reviews and the people behind the pictures.
The Writers Store interviews Dave Merlino and Dustin Sweet, winners of the fifth round of the Industry Insider Screenwriting Contest, about taking meetings, Randall Wallace, and successful writing partnerships.
Steve Kaire points out the pitching mistakes many screenwriters make when either in meetings with executives or pitching a screenplay at pitchfests.
Tawnya Bhattacharya (The Night Shift, Perception) discusses what types of meetings to prepare for in a TV writing career with tips on how to nail them.
Angela Bourassa, founder of LA Screenwriter and the Director of the LA Screenwriter Logline Competition, gives tips on how not to write a logline.
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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...
If you haven't found Scott Myers' blog, Go Into The Story, yet, then you need to get your writer self over there instantly!
I had the pleasure of returning to the Austin Film Festival to teach the pitch prep seminar alongside the wonderful and brilliant Pamela Ribon for the second year in a row. I was also one of the pitch judges for two of the pitch competition sessions, choosing two finalists in each session to go...