by Ashley Scott Meyers In this week’s episode of the podcast I talk with writer, director, and producer Chris von Hoffman about his latest feature film, the post-apocalyptic feature thriller Drifter. You can listen to the audio portion of the podcast by clicking here or through iTunes by clicking here.
The February Logline Competition results are in! Check out these great examples of how to write a logline: THE WINNER Our winner is Terri Viani with her logline for HOT FLASH!, a half hour dramedy pilot: “A seasoned soap opera actress scrambles to keep her tidy life together after she agrees to star in her ex-husband’s web
by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) This year’s Oscars will certainly go down as one of the most memorable in history. It’ wasn’t the first time we’ve seen a surprise ending at the Academy Awards, but it certainly was the most shocking. Surprise endings can be tough for storytellers. First, they take a
by Ashley Scott Meyers This week I talk with screenwriter and comedian Joey Medina about his feature film, El Matador, starring Gabriel Iglesias and Paul Rodriguez. We also talk about the new TV pilot he recently shot and how he’s taking it to the networks to find a home for
What a crazy night! Congratulations to Moonlight on an amazing and well-deserved win. Here are the big winners and nominees, and links to every script we have for these great films. Best picture: “Arrival” “Fences” “Hacksaw Ridge” “Hell or High Water” “Hidden Figures” “La La Land” “Lion” “Manchester by the
The Hidden Figures script was written by Allison Schroeder and Theodore Melfi based on the book by Margot Shetterly.
The Eye in the Sky script was written by Guy Hibbert.
The Victor Frankenstein script was written by Max Landis.
by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) Demonstrating internal processes inside characters can be difficult. Seeing that a protagonist has learned a lesson, realized their greatest fault, or found true love can be challenging to paint with an external brush, since these transformations happen inside a character’s psyche. Showing an audience what your character
by Ashley Scott Meyers In this week’s episode I talk with screenwriter (and also producer and actor) Christina Moore. We talk about her new film Running Wild starring Sharon Stone and about the collaborative process of film making. You can listen to the audio portion of the podcast by clicking