Writers know it’s not easy to launch and sustain a writing career. The odds aren’t necessarily stacked in your favor. But, what exactly are your chances of having screenwriting success? Corey Mandell's answer might surprise you.
Two of the most misunderstood positions in the film industry are script supervisor and script coordinator. Roe Moore provides insight for writers on what to expect when a script goes into production.
Tim Long discusses the importance of executing your story on the page.
As you create your next script, Marty Lang suggests thinking like a production manager may help it stand out among the pack.
Great screenplay writing has strongly defined characters that attract financiers, studios, actors, and directors. Wendy Kram gives advice on creating memorable characters.
Sammy Montana discusses three query letter mistakes that ruin a screenwriter's chance of getting their script requested by a Hollywood executive.
Tim Long explores the narrative significance of an opening scene, sharing clips from films to demonstrate the power of a great start to a story.
Tim Long discusses the pitfalls of putting plot before character.
Wendy Kram launches her new column, 'The Anatomy of Selling a Script or TV Show in Hollywood,' using her clients as case studies to give key insights into the current marketplace.
Great screenplay writing always includes conflicts and obstacles. Wendy Kram explains how no good drama or comedy can exist without some conflict the hero must face and overcome.