Creative Listing to a Better Screenplay
Written By Jared Isham
Whether it is a term or not, it definitely should be and is one of my favorite tools that I use when writing a screenplay. It is a process that I like to call “listing,” or more specifically, “creative listing.” Without a doubt...
Make Your Comedies Stand the Test of Time: The Importance of "Theme"
Written by David Landau
What makes some comedies stand the test of time while others fade as fast as the news in Daily Variety? Theme. I can honestly say I’ve never had a development person or a producer ask me what the theme...
How to Find Your Voice as a Screenwriter
by Julia Camara
Something I heard a lot as a new screenwriter was this talk of a “writer’s voice,” and whether it was a strong voice, an interesting voice or an intrusive voice. Like many other concepts around screenwriting, I always thought this one...
Student Scripts for the Pandemic World
By Fred Ginsburg, CAS, Ph.D.
If you can’t film a script in the pandemic world, then film a pandemic world in a script.
During the current COVID-19 situation, all of us are wondering how Hollywood is going to resume production. I have read many of the...
Check out this inspiring screenwriting article before you start your writing session this morning. ☀️ :coffee:
A Look Into "Pirates of the Caribbean"
By David Landau
Ted Elliot & Terry Rossio’s screenplay for the hit film, “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black...
The 2021 BlueCat Screenplay Competition: CALL FOR ENTRIES
The BlueCat Screenplay Competition, now in its 23rd year, is open for submissions for its 2021 competition. BlueCat remains committed to the undiscovered writer and continues its tradition of providing written analysis on every script...
Call for screenwriters to develop series in the US & UK
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Paid position 1- 6 months. Payment dependent on experience.
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MAR 28 | Via Zoom Call - all are invited!
INTRO TO THE SHORT SCREENPLAY is a class designed to present an overview of the basic elements that make a short screenplay work in terms of structure, character, arcs, plotting, pacing and outlining. Formatting and guidelines for creating a producible...
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NYTVF Scripts OPEN for Submissions!
In its third year, NYTVF Scripts is accepting original comedy and drama pilot scripts for consideration by broadcast, cable, and digital platform buyers. To enter, writers must submit: (1) A Pilot Script for an Original Series, (2) A Series Overview, and (3)...
So you written your screen play and you want to sell it and make it into a movie but your afraid that someone is going to steel your screen play. 99.99% thats not going to happen. The number one fear of all writers, is that their screen play is going to be stolen. But dont worry to much to the...
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We are extremely proud to announce 2017's WINNERS. These winning scripts are now being sent to our Judges. Their feedback will determine the order of our winners, which will be announced on 30th November. http://www.shorescripts.com/2017screenplaycontestwinners/
Each year we expand on our list...
We are pleased to announce our 2017 Screenwriting Competition Feature, Short Script, and TV Pilot Semi-Finalists!
This year has seen a sensational display of screenwriting talent in every category, and across every genre. So huge congratulations to those who made it through, to our...
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