Meet HBOAccess fellows, Director, Kate Marks and Writer, Yolanda Carney, creators of Manic, a show about an Ivy-league bound, overachieving teen who, after a manic episode, is placed in a school for kids with mental illness. Available on HBOGo and HBONow.
Jen Grisanti analyzes the new Netflix series, ATYPICAL, exploring how structure can influence emotion and bring your audience to tears.
Marty Lang shares examples of the possibilities writers and filmmakers can create for themselves by making short films.
Here's George the Blogging writer attempting to scale the mountain of her first commission on long running series Westenders. She is learning the hard way, so you won't have to.
TV writer Ross Brown (The Cosby Show) shares 10 must-know tips on how to write a TV spec script to get you noticed by an agent or showrunner.
With Hollywood designing most major films as franchises, Robert Piluso examines how a screenwriter should craft their story endings to resist, or not resist, the lure of a franchise.
Comedy writers need to put their best and funniest feet forward on EVERY page. Well, good news: Evan Smith found the cure for a broken joke!
Yvonne Grace talks about the craft of script editing and how you can apply key script editing approaches to improving your own, and other's scripts.
Something interesting has been happening in recent years: feature films aren't the only type of independently produced content to find success. Episodic content has had just as much success finding its way to mainstream distribution.
Understanding the external and the internal part of the desire, you create an action plan in steps that will lead you to your desired outcome. Jen Grisanti explains how it all comes down to defining want.