Paula Landry challenges filmmakers to take back the future. Or, perhaps a better way of putting it, is to claim the future – in Virtual Reality and 360 storytelling.
Is becoming a professional screenwriter next to impossible? Jeanne Veillette Bowerman suggests one way you actually have a shot at achieving that miracle.
Sometimes the suspension of disbelief involves more than your story. It's about overcoming your own disbelief you could ever make it in this incredibly competitive business.
Producers Joke and Biagio get real about pitching reality TV by helping writers reveal reality TV material they may already be sitting on, and giving them a shot at earning some extra income from unscripted television.
“Man’s got to know his limitations,” or in other words, if you're thinking about a career in Hollywood? Reality check. Please.
Screenwriter Jose Prendes explores how when it comes to screenwriting success, the battle between dreams vs. reality rages in you!
Bob Boris helps screenwriters find the balance between reality and fiction in stories based on true life and history.
This summer, I judged The Hollywood Player Pitch Contest at NATPE’s PitchCon. For the past couple of years, I’ve helped TV Pitchers develop their materials and prepare for their pitches. I thought it might be helpful to share some Do‘s and Don’t‘s of what ought to be in your proposal when pitching a script. DO: Know WHAT your...
Salon posted a scathing article July 19, 2012, by Alex Pareene, entitled “Aaron Sorkin versus reality.” Scathing is hardly the word for it. Pareene essentially eviscerated Sorkin for being “ … a smug, condescending know-it-all who isn’t as smart as he thinks he is.” Clearly this guy does not like Aaron Sorkin, but why...
There’s a fine line between being pathetic, being ballsy, and being delusional. Knowing the different messages your actions send is essential to your success. As many of my readers know, I have a pretty big Twitter presence. In fact, I’m know as the “Twitter Pimp Angel,” meaning if I can help someone out, either...