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Join a Movie Team!

Once upon a time, it was very popular to contribute to a Kickstarter or Indiegogo campaign to fund a film, but then it got crazy. Everyone had something to fund and it got hard to decide which was worth it.... Continue Reading →

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Advice on Advice

Guest Blogger: Danny Manus of No BullScript Consulting Not All Screenwriting Advice is Created Equal Twitter is full of great professional writers giving advice. Writers who have been doing this for 15-20 years and have reached heights most could only... Continue Reading →

Emailing to Producers?

We all do it. We send out email pitches. And if you are sending out emails, hoping they get noticed over all the other emails in a busy inbox, then you'll want to take note of this statistic: Thirty-three percent... Continue Reading →

Sell Your Idea to Netflix

Came across this article that is FULL of some great advice about how to pitch a television show. It includes some good examples and tantalizes all of us with the idea of pitching to Netflix. (Spoiler: a lone screenwriter needs... Continue Reading →

5 Tips to Write a Short Film

Joining us today is a guest blogger, filmmaker Harvey Puttock. Our thanks to Harvey for his valuable insight! Take it away Harvey! Let’s be honest, screenwriting can be tricky, otherwise, everyone would be doing it. But it’s a new year,... Continue Reading →

Story Tips from Dan Harmon

Dan Harmon is the creative force behind Community, and he uses a modified Hero's Journey to structure all of his episodes. I originally found a great article about his process through Screencraft, but the original interview is from Wired. I've... Continue Reading →

Outlining a Screenplay

Amazing video from Film Courage, featuring a bunch of top screenwriters talking about how they outline their scripts. You'll need 35 minutes to watch, but it's worth it! Outlining a Screenplay: Architects and Gardeners by Film Courage My process is... Continue Reading →

From Script to Novel

Lots of screenwriters are considering this step as another way to promote their skills. (And make some money.) If you've ever wanted a little push, checkout these 3 reasons from the Stage32 Blog. Screenwriters: Here are 3 Reasons Why You... Continue Reading →

Must See Video to Save Your Ending

This video gets a standing ovation! Kudos and thanks to Michael Arndt (screenwriter of Little Miss Sunshine, Toy Story 3, Star Wars: The Force Awakens), producer Misa Dayson and everyone that worked on the film. It's a MUST SEE! If... Continue Reading →

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