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Book to Script for Riseley

More great news from one of our Screenwriters Beat panelists!  Margaret Riseley lands writing assignment with Producer Mark Castaldo and his Destiny Pictures. Margaret has been hired to rewrite a screenplay based on the book Chasing Victory by Joshua Shifrin. ... Continue Reading →

Two Tools You Need!

Back to share some short film wisdom is guest blogger, filmmaker Harvey Puttock. Thanks, Harvey, we're excited to have you back on the Beat! I recently wrote and directed a short film called Yes, Virginia that we’re currently crowdfunding on... Continue Reading →

Good News for Diversity?

Latino screenwriters take note. There's a new Hollywood list coming out focused solely on the best-unproduced Latino stories and scripts.  "The Black List Launches The Latinx List" by Dino-Ray Ramos at Deadline Anything that promotes writers is a good thing,... Continue Reading →

Nugget for Your Consideration

When you approach your script, how do you think? Is it like everyone else? You don't want to think like everyone else when it comes to storytelling. Majority of writers are trained, and think, on a story level. What to... Continue Reading →

MDP Adds 3 Action Thrillers to Slate

LOS ANGELES, CA, June 2019 – Media Distribution Partners announced today they will be producing the feature action thrillers LOCKDOWN and THE FIXER as well as the sci-fi tv series KILL SCREEN. The projects were developed and written by Ann... Continue Reading →

Another Nugget

Today's Writing Nugget is for the TV writers out there. I recall this being the key to a successful series. Link your TV series dilemma to your pilot's dilemma. Easy, right? Go at it!

Little Writing Nuggets

It's that time of year --- Spring Cleaning!  Yes, I know that summer is fast approaching, so I'm a little late getting my mess in order. It's actually an on-going battle, as any writer can attest. We save a lot... Continue Reading →

WGA & ATA Battle

If you're a screenwriter, and you should be if you follow this blog, I hope you're keeping up on the battle between the Writer's Guild and the agents. It is affecting how business is getting done in town, and could... Continue Reading →

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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