Utilizing Independent Filmmaking to Tell Stories That Move Audiences and Your Career (From Script)
In this week’s round up brought to us by ScriptMag.com, learn from independent filmmakers about navigating the industry, making stories that entertain and how to push your career forward.
Approaching Comedy from a Personal Perspective and Tapping into Your Unique Writer’s Voice (From Script)
In this week’s round up brought to us by ScriptMag.com, interviews with masters of comedy, screenwriter Tim Long ('The Simpsons') and writer-director Dan Mazer (Borat Subsequent Movie) about their collaboration on their film 'The Exchange', and filmmaker Trent O’Donnell on his new film 'Ride the Eagle' co-written with actor Jake Johnson ('New Girl'). Plus, tips on how to tap into your unique voice and more!
A Change in Entertainment Business Currency and Disrupting Storytelling with Historical Significance (From Script)
In this week’s round up brought to us by ScriptMag.com, learn about how crypto currency is making a wave in the entertainment business, what percentages really mean in film financing, the pros and cons of writing partnerships, an exclusive interview with three-time NAACP Image Awards nominee, co-creator and former showrunner of CBS’ 'S.W.A.T.' Aaron Rahsaan Thomas and more!
Writing and Rewriting History in Film & TV (From Script)
In this week’s round-up brought to us by ScriptMag.com, learn how the hit television series “24” was developed and soon influenced contemporary events in America and beyond. Plus, movie reviews, when to abandon a current work in progress to start a new idea, and how to handcraft theme.
Navigating Screenplay Competition Scores and Meeting the New Gossip Girl (From Script)
In this week’s round-up brought to us by ScriptMag.com, an exclusive interview with the reimagining of Gossip Girl with creator/showrunner/writer Joshua Safran, navigating screenwriting contests, and a brand new Reckless Creatives Podcast episode.
Exclusive Interviews with Tribeca Film Festival Filmmakers and a Deep Dive into Character and Story Exploration (From Script)
In this week’s round-up brought to us by ScriptMag.com, senior Script contributor Susan Kouguell interviews filmmakers from Tribeca Film Festival, and William Dickerson examines point of view from Stanley Kubrick’s film A Clockwork Orange. Plus, an intimate interview with Zola director/co-writer Janicza Bravo.
Finding Your Voice as a Writer and Documentary Films Making Waves at Tribeca Film Festival (From Script)
In this week’s round-up brought to us by ScriptMag.com, exclusive interviews with documentary filmmakers behind Lady Boss: The Jackie Collins Story and No Ordinary Life, and expert advice from Dr. Format on conveying camera direction in screenplays. Plus, interviews with horror-comedy film Werewolves Within screenwriter Mishna Wolff and director Josh Ruben, and much more!
Kara Holden: On Adapting a Person's Life for the Screen
Screenwriter Kara Holden shares her experience with writing the script for Clouds on Disney+, and how she decided what moments of her subject's life to include in the film.
A Peek Behind the Curtain of Award-Winning TV Shows, Understanding Structure, and Pushing Forward with Your Ideas: From Script
In this week’s round-up brought to us by ScriptMag.com, interviews with Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale creator/showrunner Bruce Miller, HBO's Euphoria star and co-writer Hunter Schafer, plus understanding structure in screenwriting from multiple perspectives and how to push forward with your story ideas.
New Original Podcasts, Videos, and Understanding Data as a Screenwriter (From Script)
In this week’s round-up brought to us by ScriptMag.com, Script releases brand new audible and visual content!
Supporting AAPI Storytellers and Tapping into Mythical World Building (From Script)
In this week’s round-up from ScriptMag.com, meet South-East-Asian-American filmmakers and screenwriters, plus interviews with screenwriter Emma Needell and comic book writer/artist Matt Kindt, TV medical advisor Dr. Oren Gottfried, and more!
Take Two: The Importance of Writing Your Story in Different Mediums
Casting many nets can help a writer create a long and healthy career. Jeanne Veillette Bowerman shares advice on adapting your story into multiple mediums.
The #1 Way to Bulletproof Your Story Idea and Logline to Make Sure It Sparks Interest in the Industry
Alex Bloom, founder of the Script Reader Pro screenplay consultancy, explains how to bulletproof your story idea and logline using one simple template.
Take Two: High Concept Ideas Make a Screenwriting Career
Buzz words abound in Hollywood. Probably the biggest one is "high-concept ideas." Jeanne Veillette Bowerman explains what that phrase mean and why high-concept ideas make a screenwriting career.
Take Two: Making an Independent Short Film or Book Trailer
With the film industry constantly changing, it's never been more important for a writer to take control of their own career. Use independent film tips to create a short film or book trailer to help get your writing noticed.
Tiffany Paulsen: Never Give Up On A Project You Believe In
In this post, award-winning actress, writer, and director Tiffany Paulsen shares her experience of writing the rom-com script for Holidate on Netflix, what improves a script's chances of getting read by people, and more.
Take Two: Saving Money on Your Screenwriting Career
No one wants to break the bank to learn how to write a screenplay. Jeanne Veillette Bowerman shares practical tips on saving money on the pursuit of a screenwriting career.
Mick Garris: The Horror Stories That Reside Within Us
Award-winning filmmaker and screenwriter Mick Garris shares the writing process for his collection (These Evil Things We Do), what surprising thing happened during the publishing process, how writing a story is different than a script, and more!
Mikki Daughtry: Dreams Are Worth Fighting For
Bestselling novelist Mikki Daughtry shares why dreams (whether related to writing or love) are worth fighting for, what the writing process for Five Feet Apart was like, how that differed from her latest novel All This Time, and more!
Take Two: Launching Your Screenwriting Career From Outside of Hollywood
All you have to do is write a great script and you're in. Think again. Jeanne Veillette Bowerman shares tips for developing the hustle to launch your screenwriting career from outside of Hollywood.