While today's female filmmakers are demanding equality for women, Frances Marion (1888-1973) was one of the most in-demand screenwriters of her time, winning two screenwriting Oscars in the 1930s. Perhaps we need to roll back the clock and allow history to repeat itself.
The greatest secret weapon for all aspiring screenwriters will forever stay a secret. Katiedid Langrock reflects back on the beginning of her writing career, her years at The Writers Store, and the end of an era as it closes its doors.
History is always fascinating to revisit, even in the film industry. Bob Verini takes you back to 2002 when the Academy of Motion Pictures examined what some feel is their greatest blemish - the Hollywood Blacklist.
Julie Gray explains that when times are stressful, the importance of story should never be underestimated.
Alfred Hitchcock is the master of suspense. But is he being misunderstood by critics and writers? Take a closer look at what he really said about the famous ticking bomb.
No matter where you live, if you write or make movies, you are part of a tradition of Hollywood glamour and greatness. Honor it, own it, make the future.
Clive Frayne believes Hollywood's stranglehold on cinema distribution is ruining your chances of selling original screenplays. Join him in a one year embargo of their films.
Characters are engines that drive ideas into story. Each of the five major character types plays a specific role in that process. First is THE PROTAGONIST.
Rebecca Norris talks to Gary Goldstein (Pretty Woman, Under Siege) about his career, advice for writers, and his new YouTube show, Breaking Into Hollywood.