first 10 pages

What Do Executives Want in Your First 10 Pages?

Click to tweet this article to your friends and followers! When an executive cracks open your screenplay, you only have one shot at making a lasting first impression. There’s no better way to learn exactly how to do that than to crawl inside the minds of executives at Screenwriters University‘s Executive One-On-One:...

VISUAL MINDSCAPE: The First Image in Your Screenplay

Click to tweet this article to your friends and followers! I am sure that by now you have heard how important the first ten pages of a screenplay are in capturing the interest of the reader. I would take it a step further. The opening, the set up, the first image...

Are Your First 10 Pages Frighteningly Good?

By Danny Manus There is nothing selling hotter than horror right now. And not just because it’s Halloween! It’s because with the recent major successes of films like The Conjuring, Mama, Warm Bodies, Insidious 2, Carrie, The Purge and World War Z adding to the huge 2012 horror haul of Paranormal...