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.
Story Development is Paramount, without a strong concept or screenplay, there’s nothing to base the pitch on to hook interest from producers...
Based on your hit list targets and call to action goals, your package may or may not include all of the following material (you may not even have or have a clue to some of it - but it's a living, breathing, evolving document - part of the process is doing this research and...
Judges of writing contests aren't charged with finding scripts to develop or produce. They're charged with JUDGING A CONTEST... and quite frankly, most scripts submitted to contests are downright unreadable.
Don't blame writers for a dearth of originality. They're busy writing, developing, and pitching the most creative, engaging stories they can... but they don't get to decide whether those stories get made.
Most teens aren't ready to sell material or navigate an actual screenwriting career. But that doesn't mean you can't begin preparing NOW.
Script contributor, William Martell, chronicles his second day of fun at the 2010 American Film Market.