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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.
A Script Is No Longer Enough: Why First-Time Feature Directors Must Make a Proof-of-Concept
Screenwriting 26th Apr 2016
For anyone who’s just purchased their first copy of Final Draft, the notion of the spec script still feels like the equivalent of a modern-day gold rush.
Entries open for the WGSA free Introduction to Scriptwriting workshop
Screenwriting 14th Apr 2016
FREE workshop series in Soweto! PLUS the top 20 achievers, will receive sponsored access to attend the Peter Russell workshop on 14 and 15 May in Johannesburg (worth over R3,000 per person!)
Eight Unconventional Tips for Screenwriters
Screenwriting 11th Apr 2016
Charlie Sierra has compiled his own list of methods, some pretty unconventional, that are more or less surefire ways to kickstart his creativity and avoid those dreaded screenwriting dry spells.
Putting Treatments on the Couch
Screenwriting 7th Apr 2016
Treatments are misunderstood and undervalued. It’s time to investigate why they’re an invaluable tool in the screenwriter’s toolbox.
10 Common elements of award winning screenplays
Screenwriting 29th Mar 2016
Clues to what makes a movie or movie screenplay award-worthy.
How to win screenplay contests
Screenwriting 24th Mar 2016
The best way to win writing contests is to write a better script than everybody else, but there are some additional tips I can offer.
Free eBook Offers over 430 Screenwriting Examples to Get What's in Your Head Onto the Page
Screenwriting 23rd Mar 2016
Learning how to write action or a character description can be tricky enough, but how do you write/format the phone calls, inserts, montages, and flashbacks (or audio flashbacks!) that you want in your stories?