William C. Martell explores creating unlikable protagonists in a likable way, using examples from Can You Forgive Me? and Pollack to highlight the best approach to adding dimension and interest to your more difficult characters.
On this week's podcast, Joseph Culp talks about his long career as an actor and how that got him ready for his new role as a writer/director on his latest feature film, Welcome to the Men's Club.
One of the first decisions a writer makes it choosing what medium to tell your story. Christopher Schiller highlights the dangers that could lurking in your choice of medium.
Ashley Scott Meyers talks to screenwriter Laura Eason about how she was able to use her successful playwriting career as a spring board to writing for House of Cards and how that lead her to her latest feature film, Here and Now, starring Sarah Jessica Parker.
Award season is in full swing, with designer clothes and spit-shined stars on the red carpet. The best way to learn how to write a screenplay is to read great scripts. So, download the 2019 Golden Globes winner of Best Screenplay while you can!
Ashley Scott Meyers talks with writer (and director) Meredith Danluck about her early days working in the media arts, how that lead to documentary filmmaking, and how she transitioned that into a career writing and directing narrative features.
It's possible to have too much action in action movies. Ray Morton explores the reasons modern action movies are so monotonous, all of them having to do with an excess of action.
Paul Peditto dives into steps to help elevate both your story and dialogue.
Ashley Scott Meyers talks with UK producer Dean Fisher about how he got his start in the business and how he was able to put together his latest feature, The Bromley Boys.
Writing truly great stories requires the writer to go to dark places and challenge their fears. Jeanne Veillette Bowerman puts you on the therapy couch to help you get outside of your comfort zone.