4 Reasons Your Script is in Development Hell

Today's guest post comes to us from Vanessa Frank. Vanessa is the presenter of Film Funding from A-Z, an on-demand course which teaches film finance to independent filmmakers. by Vanessa Frank “Development hell” is a term that no professional scriptwriter ever wants to hear. Spend any amount of time in Hollywood and you will inevitably be told innumerable... Continue Reading →

Producing Your Own Script for Novices

Today's guest post is written by Vanessa Frank, the presenter of Film Funding from A-Z, an on-demand course which teaches film finance to independent filmmakers. by Vanessa Frank Hollywood is full of anecdotes about screenwriters who got their big break after putting their script into production themselves. Whether you’re fed up over dealing with apathetic prospective producers... Continue Reading →

6 Story Lessons from AVENGERS: ENDGAME

This article was originally posted on Medium. It is reprinted here by the author with permission. by Angela Bourassa (@angelabourassa1) I have to begin with a confession — I’m not a Marvel person. I don’t get super hyped about these movies. In all honesty, I haven’t even seen all of them (I skipped both Ant-Mans and Doctor... Continue Reading →

Video: How They Wrote ‘The Office’

N.T. Jordan (@ntjrdn) has started a new YouTube channel called Behind the Curtain, and we are already big fans. With these videos -- so far one on Game of Thrones and one on The Office -- N.T. is digging through hours of interviews to find clips from showrunners and core writers regarding the actual writing... Continue Reading →

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