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How to Create The Perfect Show Bible
Film & Television 23rd May 2017

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, Show Bible

A pitch for a TV series involves more than just writing the pilot. You need to write a guide to go with it.
The Top Screenwriting Contests 2017 – with Dates and Deadlines
Screenwriting 18th Jan 2017

screenwriting, scriptwriting compettion

Screencraft have compiled a list the top 10 screenwriting contests, including dates and deadlines for 2017.
5 Essential Types of Powerful Opening Scenes
Screenwriting 12th Jan 2017

screenwriting, scriptwriting

In the competitive world of screenwriting (and filmmaking) where industry readers judge your script in the first few pages, openings are a vital part of a successful screenplay and film.
The Simplest Tool for Fast, Fun Screenwriting
Screenwriting 7th Dec 2016

screenwriting, scriptwriting

Before firing up the screenwriting software and facing that blank page, there’s a lot of planning, plotting, and story engineering that takes place — for good reason. The “pre-writing” or “story-breaking” part of writing a screenplay is vital.
How To Write The Perfect Antagonist
Screenwriting 26th Oct 2016

screenwriting, scriptwriting, protagonist

It seems like movie villains are a dying art. Most mainstream movies are more interested in spectacle and likable leads than giving us an antagonist we can fear, but they tend to forget a cardinal rule of storytelling: your hero is only as good as your villain.
5 Traps to Avoid While Writing a Screenplay
Screenwriting 12th Oct 2016

screenwriting, scriptwriting

You’ve had a great idea for a movie, and maybe even started the screenplay so you’re off to a promising start.
These Oscar Winners Want to Judge and Mentor Your Screenplay
Opportunities 11th Jan 2017

screenwriting, scriptwriting, Screencraft, ScreenCraft Fellowship

ScreenCraft is excited to announce the opening of the 4th annual ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship, featuring mentorship with Academy Award-winning screenwriters and producers.
Short film production grants of up to $20,000 available
Finance & Funding 4th Oct 2016

grants, Screencraft, Bond It

Every 4 months, at least one filmmaker will be awarded this production grant of up to $20,000 in production funds. We announce the winner(s) 6 weeks after each final deadline.
How To Avoid First-Time Director Pitfalls
Film & Television 4th Oct 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips

As an independent producer, I’m often presented low-budget films helmed by first-time directors with an unrealistic approach to execute their vision on a budget — most often due to lack of experience.