Your writing has to be universal, not just your characters, when considering foreign markets. How to find out if your screenplay is ready to travel.
Since so many of you are currently toiling in supernatural or fantasy films, Ray Morton offers a few tips for crafting better cinefantastique.
Jenna Avery interviews writer Scott Myers on the ins and outs of the sci-fi spec market, including budget, world-building, and existential questions.
Script talks with screenwriters Jon Cohen and Oscar®-nominee Scott Frank about writing 'Minority Report,' being rewritten, working with Steven Spielberg, adaptation and more.
Great Scott! Has it really been 30 years since Marty and Doc went "Back to the Future"? Time to fire up the old DeLorean again and take notes.
Jenna Avery interviews the filmmakers of a new sci-fi feature you won't want to miss, with great lessons for up and coming sci-fi screenwriters on budget, continuity, roles for actors, and more.
Danny Manus explains how the god-like power of the screenwriter demands building your world of your script in an original and compelling way.
One of the challenges with writing good science fiction is introducing not only the world itself, but any story background needed to set the stage for what’s to come. In my recent interview with Amazon Studios-optioned Adam Pachter, he mentioned his pet peeve about screenwriters using voiceover to get away with exposition that might...
Besides some of the standard approaches to breaking into the spec market, like querying agents and managers, attending pitchfests, or submitting to contests, what else is there for a sci-fi spec writer looking to get a little industry traction? Amazon Studios has been relatively new to the industry. They’ve undergone a number of changes...