The screenwriting contest season has arrived. All of the biggest and most important contests have deadlines coming up, starting with early deadlines this month. So if you missed out on the HBOAccess window, don’t worry. There are plenty of other opportunities to show your writing prowess. Paula Bernstein of Indie […]
I don’t care who you are. When you sit down to write the first page of your screenplay, in your head, you’re also writing your Oscar acceptance speech.
The Gotham pilot script was written by Bruno Heller.
Not using dialogue can give a character an extra layer of personality. Think about the people in your life and their body language, the quirks they have and how it helps define what you think of them. One defeated shrug can speak to a characters entire philosophy of life… You’ve […]
The GoldenEye script was written by Michael France based on the novels by Ian Fleming.
To make a great film, you need three things: a great script, a great script, and a great script.
The February Logline Competition results are in. The caliber of submissions stepped up a level this month, and we’re very excited about the top loglines. Check out these great examples of how to write a logline: THE WINNER This month’s winner was Colin Costello with his logline for TAGGED, a horror: “The popular teen daughter of a […]
We recently became aware of two great opportunities for aspiring screenwriters to make the leap into television with their very own show ideas. The first comes out of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, surprisingly enough. The school has teamed up with a few different organizations to see if they […]
I could be just a writer very easily. I am not a writer. I am a screenwriter, which is half a filmmaker… But it is not an art form, because screenplays are not works of art. They are invitations to others to collaborate on a work of art.
The Omega Man script (originally titled I Am Legend, which is also the title of the Will Smith remake) was written by John William Corrington and Joyce H. Corrington.