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11 Ways Screenwriters Can Avoid Annoying Their Hollywood Contacts
Screenwriting 7th Jul 2016
These are annoyances that are ever common in the film and television industry when dealing with novice screenwriters, so consider this an ultimate guide into what NOT to do.
6 Tips for Writing Better Dialogue
Screenwriting 5th Jul 2016

sceenwriting, scriptwriting, filmmaking tips

You may be thinking, I’ve had conversations with other humans before! Writing dialogue will be a piece of cake! Then you write a few pages and realize that your dialogue is stiff, clunky, and puking exposition everywhere.
How to Be a Writer Executives Want to Hire
Screenwriting 30th Jun 2016

sceenwriting, scriptwriting, filmmaking tips

The vast majority of writers who get the cherry assignments, lucrative studio rewrite opportunities (and big paydays) have this in common: they are experts in a specific genre.
5 Tips for Writing Better Characters into Your Screenplay
Screenwriting 20th Jun 2016

sceenwriting, scriptwriting, filmmaking tips

Writing a screenplay is a balancing act, and while all the components need to work together in harmony, the one component that can really make or break the script (in my opinion) is the character
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.