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!