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5 Things That Need to Be in the First 10 Pages of Your Screenplay
Screenwriting 10th Jun 2016
The first 10 pages are probably some of the most important ones in your script, because, well, people don't usually read screenplays for the sheer thrill of it.
Advice Overload: These are the Only Screenwriting Tips Worth Keeping
Screenwriting 3rd Jun 2016

sceenwriting, scriptwriting, filmmaking tips

In a giant sea of screenwriting tips and advice, where does one begin? It’s almost as bad as dieting these days. Cranberries are bad for you. No, scrap that, we’ve now decided they’re good for you.
20 Hollywood Literary Management Companies You Must Know About
Screenwriting 2nd Jun 2016

filmmaking, indie tips, film business, Literary Management Companies

Figuring out how to get a bona fide literary management company to represent you is complicated, especially if you’re new(ish) to the entertainment industry.
7 Things to Do Before You Submit Your Screenplay to Anyone
Screenwriting 2nd Jun 2016

sceenwriting, scriptwriting, filmmaking tips

Whether it’s submitting it to competitions, production companies, agents, managers, studios, or talent, screenwriters need to go through a checklist to prepare their scripts for submission.
Three Pros and Cons of Outlining Your Screenplay
Screenwriting 30th May 2016
Truth be told, I hate outlining. I hate outlining because I only feel like a writer when I am actually writing, lost in my story, up in the creative clouds, my fingers clicking furiously on my keyboard.
The Aspiring Screenwriter’s Guide to Page One
Screenwriting 27th May 2016

sceenwriting, scriptwriting, filmmaking tips

You need passion to build a convincing world that’s never been seen before. None of it is possible without the dedication needed to craft something amazing. All of it leads to one moment and that moment starts with the letter F.
15 Ways to Stop Writer’s Block
Screenwriting 25th May 2016

sceenwriting, scriptwriting, writers block

Writer’s block is a hot topic for writers of all types. The greatest writers of our time have suffered from it. Others have denied its existence. Regardless, it’s a topic that all novice writers need to approach head on.
202 Practical Writing Tips From Hollywood Screenwriter Brian Koppelman
Screenwriting 17th May 2016

filmmaking, indie tips, screenwriting

Jon Brooks has transcribed and listed his favorite 202 six second screenwriting lessons from Koppelman. Best known as the co-writer of Ocean’s Thirteen and Rounders, Koppelman has also produced films such as The Illusionist and directed films such as Solitary Man
How to Cut the Fat from Your Screenplays
Screenwriting 16th May 2016
This isn’t about rewriting. This is about cutting your script as much as you can to make it the leanest of “meats” for studios, producers, talent and representation to feast on.
Blocked? Get Unstuck With These Free Resources for Writers
Screenwriting 4th May 2016
Are you a writer who finds themselves staring at a blank page for hours on end? We're here to help.