There is a kindred spirit in Hollywood, who's offered help, advice and information to film business newbies for years. Marty Lang interviews the alter ego that has been a beacon to the entry-level Hollywood worker for a long time: The Anonymous Production Assistant.
If you think those broadcast television hit shows will stay on traditional networks, think again. Marty Lang explains the vast changes happening right now in the TV industry.
Since writing now happens in the digital world, we can actually create new screenwriting practices that don't focus on print. Marty Lang explores how incorporating digital technology in screenplays could dramatically change collaboration and filmmaking.
Marty Lang shares how screenwriting contests can open doors for writers living far from Los Angeles.
Film collectives are popping up around the country. Marty Lang shares information about a new collective dedicated to filmmaking in the Nutmeg State that gives state residents a place to go to help make their projects happen, a place they call the Nutmeg Institute.
With Hollywood's love of adapting intellectual property, Marty Lang discusses the hundreds of years worth of stories that anyone can use without paying a dime. They live in what's called the public domain.
Marty Lang shares examples of the possibilities writers and filmmakers can create for themselves by making short films.
Marty Lang interviews Richard "RB" Botto about the difference between crowdfunding and crowdsourcing, offering insights screenwriters can use to develop their brand.
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.
Years ago, the only way you could get a film made was to spend near-obscene amounts of money. Marty Lang discusses the new revolution of smartphone filmmaking.