Can an MFA in screenwriting help your career? Teresa Warner explores what graduate school can do for your writing, your network and your self confidence.
Screenwriter and professor Brad Riddell lists ten rules for giving and receiving script notes.
Screenwriter and Professor Brad Riddell offers must-read tips on how to apply to film school - writing samples, personal essay, letters of recommendations and more!
Shawn Tolleson gives essential keys to success in the entertainment industry starting with, don't be afraid to fail.
In his second "Should I Go To Film School" column, screenwriter and professor Brad Riddell discusses how to decide on a film school degree.
Screenwriter and professor Brad Riddell's first in a series of columns about film school. Do you really need it?
Doug Richardson shares how his film school experience toughened his skin and prepared him for the harsh world of writer reviews.
With June now safely behind us, the 2013-2014 school year is officially over. It’s summertime! When I was younger that meant 75 days of uninterrupted fun. That’s just how we roll in the United States: you are either in-school learnin’ or you are out-of-school playin’. We carry those impressions into adulthood. If you want...
I’d utterly failed at my first attempt at getting in to the famed USC film school. Upon reflection, it was a horrible application—all kiss ass, full of ignorant naiveté, and grossly immature. Had I been in charge of admittance, I sure as hell wouldn’t have accepted me. Foolishly, though, the university later accepted me...
Barbara Freedman Doyle’s Make Your Movie: What You Need to Know About the Business and Politics of Filmmaking is anything but another run-of-the-mill, how-to book on breaking into the film business. This is a blunt, real, smack-you-upside-the-head resource that is essential reading for anyone smitten with notions of a future working in the entertainment...