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 →
by Steph Greegor (@stephgreegor) So, you’ve finally made the decision to jump right in and write your first screenplay. I mean, hey, if Hollywood can produce Gigli, surely you’ve got a shot, right? But, before you sit at your desk and write the next Hurt Locker, you’ve got these five things to do—they’ll help save... Continue Reading →
We've started a new advice column here at LA Screenwriter that features answers to any and all questions you might have about screenwriting and the film world. If you have a question, please send it to LAScreenwriterBlog@gmail.com. Our question today comes from Elizabeth: Is it hard for everyone when they start off writing screenplays? I... Continue Reading →
I always do the first line well, but I have trouble doing the others.