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 →
Read the official announcement at the Write/LA website. We are proud to announce the 2019 Write/LA semifinalists. These fifteen writers have all created memorable stories and fascinating characters. Narrowing this field down to the Top 8 in two weeks will be quite the challenge! As semifinalists, these writers will receive a free copy of Movie... Continue Reading →
by Angela Bourassa (@angelabourassa1) Dan Calvisi is an expert when it comes to structuring television shows. He is a story analyst, speaker, screenwriter, and the author of Story Maps: TV Drama and Story Maps: How to Write a GREAT Screenplay. Dan gets his know-how from his past years as a Story Analyst for major studios... Continue Reading →
by Greg DePaul (@GregDePaul) If you’re channel-surfing on a Tuesday night and briefly land on This is Us [pilot script], you might think you’ve stumbled on an episode of Parenthood. After all, This Is Us also airs on NBC, also gives us a saccharine look at American family life, and also uses the adoption (more or... Continue Reading →
Let your character breath. Don't give your character to much to do in a pilot. We need quiet moments to see who they are.