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10 Vital Pitching Tips From Austin Film Festival

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...

Drive the Story with One Big Problem

Click to tweet this article to your friends and followers! Most successful movies are about one big problem, which takes the whole movie to solve. Pretty simple, really. Coming up with an original story concept – or an approach to a true story – is largely about figuring out what that...

Q&A: The Three Cs of Screenwriting with Jenna Milly

Ever wish you could crack the dreaded Hollywood creative executive code? What is he or she looking for in a feature-length script? Never fear, we have some tools for you. Using the three C’s of screenwriting — concept, conflict and character — you can make sure your script has everything you...