Some believe it is impossible to capture reality on film. Even in documentaries, some argue that it is still constructed, planned and overly detailed. But there is one way I believe writers can bring reality into their screenplays: use your own experience. Of course, this does not mean that every film you write will be realist, but this does mean that there will be something … [Read more...] about Adventures of Cassiah: Bringing Reality Into Your Writing
Don’t let this title fool you. Screenwriters’ should NOT work on-set when their script is being produced. Early spring of this year, I was hired to direct a 6 episode web-series in Dallas. The series already had investors and 2 stations awaiting the footage. To my utter disbelief, the screenwriter was “allowed” in casting, props, and most absurdly, on-set! Obviously, it was a … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons Why Screenwriters’ Should Work On-Set!
This is the second step in our 4-part tutorial on "How To Write A Screenplay" This is a fairly easy step, but one that if not done properly can get your script thrown in the trash . If you’re using either Final Draft or Movie Magic Screenwriter, which are the two current industry standard software products, you can rest easy. The templates they have in there are just fine If … [Read more...] about Screenplay format – The Easiest Way To Get It Right