by Tim Long (@ScreenplayStory) Every story begins at your Initial Stimulus – that spark of an idea that captured your imagination. The thing that got you excited and revved up. That initial flash of creativity you just knew would make for a great movie idea. Initial Stimulus is also something
by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) There are certainly no formulas to writing a good script. None that work anyway. There are, however, forms. Good music uses chords that resonate together. Painting uses color systems that work in unity or intentional disunity. Photography uses composition techniques to most effectively draw the eye through
by Greg DePaul (@GregDePaul) I just returned from the Austin Film Festival (the best event for screenwriters in, well, anywhere) where I spoke on panels and chatted up screenwriters both veteran and aspiring. It was a script-tastic whirlwind! If you haven’t done the AFF, it’s totally worthwhile and puts you
by Ashley Scott Meyers This week I talk with screenwriter, director, and producer David Gould about his early career working in the special effects industry and how he got his first feature film, The Cure, produced. You can listen to the audio portion of the podcast by clicking here or
The Speechless pilot script was written by Scott Silveri.
The Atlanta pilot script was written by Donald Glover.
The Designated Survivor pilot script was written by David Guggenheim.
by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) A24 might not be a household name in the tradition of Warner Bros or Paramount Pictures. However, few companies have brought as much high quality storytelling to the screen as consistently as they have over the past few years. When sophisticated movie goers see their logo before
The This Is Us pilot script was written by Dan Fogelman.
by Ashley Scott Meyers In this week’s episode I talk with screenwriter Edward Ricourt (Now You See Me). We talk through the early days of his career, how he broke in, and how he has started to transition from feature film writer to television writer. You can listen to the