So, some of you out there know you want to be screenwriters, and knew that as soon as your were out of the womb, you were destined to write films and make millions. But maybe, you just woke up one day and thought “you know what, I’m going to write a screenplay”. In fact, that is what happened to me. I always knew that I was going to go into a career in film, as my whole … [Read more...] about Adventures of Cassiah: Finding Your Voice In Your Screenplay
The death of your script may not be your story but how you are marketing it. You will find countless of articles on this subject, but they fail to touch up on some simple truths: We are NOT interested about your screenwriting background! After operating a successful screenwriting staffing service, working as a producer for my own boutique production company, working in … [Read more...] about Why Your Script Doesn’t Sell: 5 Tips To Craft A Killer Logline That Ensures It Will
This is the third step in our 6-part tutorial on "How To Write A Screenplay" Writing a good scene is one of those processes that at first can seem impossible(tying your shoelaces when you are a kid) but after you’ve done it 100 times it’s second nature. You still remember the steps, they are just don’t think about them 1. What needs to happen in this scene. This is … [Read more...] about 5 Ways To Write A Script Scene Like You’re Trying Your Shoelaces
So, Screenwriting jobs are generally highly specific. For example, drama script writers generally only work on dramas and comedy writers work on comedies. When you are hired for a job in screenwriting you are generally not going to work on any other type of script. This is because script writers are hired for specific projects. While there are film schools and courses that … [Read more...] about Screenwriting Jobs – Are These Jobs Recession Proof?
Are there any universal truths in the world of screenwriting? There are some definitive truths and then there are some myths. Among all the truths out there, the notion you need to copyright screenplay material to protect yourself is 100% LEGITIMATE. Let's be very, very clear here: if you do not copyright your screenplay, you don't own it. It is a public domain work. Now, … [Read more...] about If You Don’t Copyright You Screenplay, It Could Cost You Millions