by Ashley Scott Meyers On this episode of the podcast screenwriter Rob Tobin talks about his new film, Get Married Or Die, and how he eventually found success in the business. You can listen to the audio portion of the podcast by clicking here or through iTunes by clicking here.
by Tim Schildberger (@LiveReadLA) We are in Competition Deadline Season! Many of the biggest screenwriting competitions have their final deadlines in the next few days and weeks — the Nicholls final deadline is May 1, and the Austin final deadline is May 15 — so now’s the time to polish
by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) Debora Cahn has written for some of the most beloved shows in the history of American television. Having written on The West Wing from 2002 to 2006, she followed with work on other juggernauts such as Private Practice and Grey’s Anatomy. Continuing her work dealing with complex situational dramas, Cahn is currently
by Eric Edson (The Story Solution) When you sit down to write a movie, sometimes you’ve got so many great characters running around in your head – all doing terrific stuff while you chase after them to get it written – that it’s easy to lose track of one particular
by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) Some animals we love and invite into our homes as family. Other animals we revile and imagine as pure evil. The most ancient stories that humankind told often involved animals, as they offered kinship, antagonistic struggle, and sources of food in areas where plants and vegetables didn’t
This article is an excerpt from Neil Landau’s new book, TV Writing On Demand: Creating Great Content in the Digital Era. The book has rave reviews from the likes of Issa Rae (Writer/Producer/Actress, Insecure) and Damon Lindelof (Writer/Producer, Lost, The Leftovers). Learn more and pick up your copy on Amazon.
by Ashley Scott Meyers In this week’s episode I talk with Steve Deering about is recent option through the SYS Select Database. Steve also offers up some great insight into common problems that screenwriters make, and offers up some potential solutions to the problems. You can listen to the audio
by Angela Bourassa (@angelabourassa1) Brad Silberling has had an enviable career as a writer, director, and producer. His directing credits range from Casper to City of Angels to A Series of Unfortunate Events to Jane the Virgin. His writing credits include the beloved 10 Items or Less with Morgan Freeman
by Ashley Scott Meyers In this week’s episode of the podcast I talk with Gordy Hoffman about his short film, Dog Bowl, which he wrote and directed (now available on Amazon Prime). We talk about how he made the film as well as the writing challenges that he worked through
This article originally appeared on Medium. It is reprinted here with permission. by Angela Bourassa (@angelabourassa1) Fair warning: there are spoilers ahead. I never go see horror movies. Never. I wait until they’re available to buy or stream, and then — only if I’m incredibly intrigued by the concept — will I watch a horror movie in