This week Ashley Scott Meyers talks with writer/director/actor Jessie McCormack. They talk about her new TV/web series, Piss Off, I Love You. Jessie McCormack is the writer/director/actor of that comedy series and is the writer/director of the feature Expecting, which was produced by Richard Gladstein. Other topics discussed include making movies or shorts with an... Continue Reading →
Read the original announcement on the Write LA website. We’re just too dang excited about our new and improved prizes this season, so instead of waiting until April 15 as planned, Write LA is opening for entries right now! But that’s just the start of the good news… We’re Offering 10% Off Our Lowest Entry... Continue Reading →
by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) Guy Nattiv has been creating short films in his native Israel since 2003. His first American film won the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short last year and gave him the opportunity to turn the project into a feature, which interestingly had been written first. Nattiv sat down with LA... Continue Reading →
In my experience, these are the screenwriting competitions and film/TV fellowships that are worth entering/applying to.
by Ashley Scott Meyers This week on the SYS Podcast, I talk with writer/director Mike Kravinsky about his new feature film, Nothing do Do. Writing/directing is a second career for Mike after working for three decades in journalism. We talk about how that lead him to his current position writing and directing indie films. You... Continue Reading →
by Ashley Scott Meyers This week on the SYS Podcast, screenwriters Tom Bhramayana and Stephen T. Hoover talk about making their new feature film, Tinker', while living far from Hollywood. You can listen to the audio portion of the podcast by clicking here or through iTunes by clicking here. You can also read a transcript... Continue Reading →
In this episode of the podcast I talk with screenwriter (and director and producer, too) Asif Akbar about how he was able to get his latest film produced -- the sci-fi thriller, Astro. You can listen to the audio portion of the podcast by clicking here or through iTunes by clicking here. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N6Wl2dBTkjw&w=640&h=360] You... Continue Reading →
by Ashley Scott Meyers In this week's episode I talk with screenwriter and director Christian Sesma about turning his web series, Vigilante Diaries (starring Michael Madsen, Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson, and Jason Mewes), into a full length feature film. You can listen to the audio portion of the podcast by clicking here or through iTunes by... Continue Reading →