Chris Schiller breaks down a selection of facts or fallacies in the film business into three groups: People, Business Skills and “The Deal.” Within each section a statement is made that is either a fact or a fallacy within our industry. Take a guess then read on to see Chris' assessment...
Entertainment attorney Christopher Schiller explains the intricacies of packaging a film... as well as the dilemmas.
Rich Whiteside shares his insights into Hollywood politics, script development, and the tools you need to navigate a successful screenwriting career.
Bob Verini goes beyond screenwriting tips and tackles another aspect of the screenwriter’s “American Dream,” analyzing writing-award statistics to give you some hints that one day you, too, may be blessed by Oscar.
David S. Cohen goes behind the scenes with Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg. Superbad, the script they started on a whim, became a summer release from Sony some 11 years later.
Screenwriters always how to sell a script, but Ray Morton explains the better question really should be how to get your screenplay read by a potential buyer?
Doug Richardson explains the art of writer survival. Sometimes you need to eat your children, even your favorite ones. Get used to it.
Steve Kaire breaks down how much money you can realistically expect to make when you sell a screenplay and the payout structure.
Negotiations can be a wild ride. Barri Evins shares what to do when your first time at the rodeo is a free option and how to make the most of it to launch your career.
When you consider screenplay submissions, are you thinking your screenplay “is good enough” OR “I can’t look at it anymore, I’ll just send it out”?