marketing a script

Woody and Buzz and Your Writing

Breaking & Entering: Pretend You’re Pixar

Click to tweet this article to your friends and followers! If you pretend you’re Pixar, you’re bound to bump up your screenwriting to the next level. I’m not insisting you change your desk lamp to a Luxo, although they are pretty nifty. I believe examining Pixar’s philosophy and practices can be...

When Is Your Script Ready to Pitch?

How close am I? How many more drafts? Am I there yet? These are the burning questions I’m asked all the time. And I get it. Most writers are anxious to be finished. They want to get their material out there so they can line up an agent and land that...

Behind the Lines with DR: Writer in a Chicken Suit

With your permission, let me set the scene. The place was a casual-styled conference room at a movie studio. The characters in the room were the studio’s president of production, his younger executive VP of development, a pair of even younger creative execs marking on trademark legal pads, and yours truly,...