Growing your network with fellow artists is essential to not only your success but also your sanity. GATE, the Global Alliance for Transformational Entertainment, was co-founded by author Eckhart Tolle and actor Jim Carrey, with the vision of “Transforming the World by Transforming Entertainment and Media.” GATE has generously offered FREE PASSES to our readers [...]
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This week’s highlighted screenwriter website belongs to Robert Dillon. His Feedback Friday blog hosts pages written by screenwriters looking for feedback. Each Friday, he posts the pages along with notes. Be brave. Be daring. Shoot some pages over to Robert and let the feedback shape your script to a new level! But that’s not all… [...]
You have great script idea mulling inside your head. Maybe it’s been haunting you for years, and you keep saying, “I’ll get to it… after this rewrite… after the school year… after my ingrown toenail heals… after…” Shut the barn door and write that sucker. What are you waiting for?! April is Script Frenzy month [...]
The Coronet Writers Lab is as notable for its intimacy and focused attention as it is for the successes of its members. As an actor, produced playwright and screenwriter, and educator, moderator T. Jay O’Brien could simply focus on building his own resume. Fortunately, his passion for bolstering new talent, complemented by the commitment of a tight-knit group of Lab members, finds them all on La Brea most Monday nights.
Screenwriter and filmmaker Steven Arvanites was looking for support in NYC. He suspected other screenwriters were looking for the same thing. So, he formed NYCscreenwriter, a Manhattan-based network that, today, serves as home base for over 1,000 city scribes.
At the Second Annual Hero Complex Film Festival, Warren Beatty, John Favreau, Nicholas Meyer, Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman, Damon Lindelof, Mike Mignola, and Richard Donner gathered to celebrate filmic (Wrath of Khan), comic (Superman), and screenwriting (Tom Mankiewicz) heroes. Ray Morton was there.