by Angela Bourassa (@angelabourassa1) I want to make it clear up front that I am someone who co-founded and co-runs a screenwriting competition. I’m also a writer who has entered a lot of screenwriting competitions and had mixed experiences. A few years back, I won the LA Comedy Festival screenwriting competition. I got a check... Continue Reading →
by Angela Bourassa I walk into the conference hall at about 8:50 – the first lecture is supposed to start at 9:00 – and almost every seat is already taken. Two hundred or so attendants chatter in subdued voices, set up their laptops, get out their notepads, and cradle their Starbucks in their chilly hands.... Continue Reading →
by Emily Jermusyk (@EJemily24) While attending ScriptFest in Burbank a couple weekends ago, I was introduced to a whole new job position that can be helpful to screenwriters: The Script Consultant. I have worked for production and management companies, but I had no idea how large a profession script consulting is. At Scriptfest you could pay for private... Continue Reading →
by Angela Bourassa Virtual Pitch Fest is one of our sponsors for the LA Screenwriter Logline Competition. I've heard a lot about there services and respected their business practices (such generous tweeters!) for a long time, which is why I decided to bring them on as a sponsor. But I hadn't actually tried their pitch... Continue Reading →
Jeanne Veillette Bowerman has written a new article for Script Magazine regarding the pros and cons of film school.