A common gripe among a lot of actresses is that they don’t find many strong female roles in the scripts they’re given, and so sometimes they seek out roles written for men. Cameron Chapman gives tips on writing compelling female characters.
Christopher Schiller explains what the Bechdel-Wallace Test is to different parties and how it should (or shouldn’t) be used as a touchstone in this industry.
Doug Richardson explains the complexities, and sometimes harsh realities, of writing female characters for Hollywood.
Columnist Robert Piluso helps writers avoid using common stereotypes when penning strong female protagonists.
[Based on Pamela’s book for screenwriters, directors, actors, and designers Inner Drives: Create Characters Using the 8 Centers of Motivation (chakras) published by Michael Wiese Productions and available at The Writers Store.] ***** You know how when you make changes in your personal or professional life, not everyone is comfortable with it? Some people...
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Most of the lead female characters in films last year were shrew-like bitches that no one could like. Danny Manus talks writing female protagonists.
One of the great things about Twitter screenwriters is the unfiltered access we get to people from every level of the movie industry. Keep your ear pressed against the virtual door and you can hear everything – from the indie filmmaker planning their next project, to the underpaid assistant griping about insane workloads, to...