Is Wonder Woman or Atomic Blonde your ideal "strong" female character? Muriel Stockdale offers insights that might make you think twice about how to create a truly inspiring female character.
Before you submit your script for coverage or critique, make sure your work is void of things that annoy script readers! Professional script reader, Brian O'Malley, shares insights into things script readers hate to see in a screenplay.
Anne-Cecile Ville explores the way we create female character bias in movies and how to go about it a different way.
By the looks of the trailer, Atomic Blonde promises an action-packed experience to its audience. But does this spy action thriller now in theaters live up to its promise? Sammy Montana dig in.
A common gripe among a lot of actresses is that they don’t find many strong female roles in the scripts they’re given, and so sometimes they seek out roles written for men. Cameron Chapman gives tips on writing compelling female characters.
Christopher Schiller explains what the Bechdel-Wallace Test is to different parties and how it should (or shouldn’t) be used as a touchstone in this industry.
Doug Richardson explains the complexities, and sometimes harsh realities, of writing female characters for Hollywood.
Columnist Robert Piluso helps writers avoid using common stereotypes when penning strong female protagonists.
[Based on Pamela’s book for screenwriters, directors, actors, and designers Inner Drives: Create Characters Using the 8 Centers of Motivation (chakras) published by Michael Wiese Productions and available at The Writers Store.] ***** You know how when you make changes in your personal or professional life, not everyone is comfortable with...