We once overheard Hal Croasmun – president of ScreenwritingU – complain to one of his students that when he told people he taught screenwriting for a living, most were astonished such a profession existed.
The National Film Board has proven to be such a well of creative output that it’s inspired filmmakers the world over, not to mention that a Scottish ambient-experimental duo was so consistently blown away by the organization’s films that it named itself Boards of Canada
The Raindance Film Festival is one of the oldest and most respected fests on the circuit. Currently, Raindance is running a movie pitching contest with free entering, which anyone can submit to with as many pitches as they’d like. The only limitation is the number
Established independent filmmakers are always looking for creative ways to finance their projects. Complicated funding strategies include private equity deals, aggressive pre-sales, crowdfunding, bloodsucking bank loans, and the dreaded deferred payment scheme.
With the success of film franchises like 'Harry Potter', 'Twilight', and 'The Hunger Games', it should come as no surprise that Hollywood loves to adapt best-selling novels, especially book series. Writers are beginning to change the way they approach the development of a story.
If all you’re currently using Facebook for is sharing dumb photos of what you did last Saturday night, scrolling through endless Twin Peaks shitposting, and stealthily stalking your secret frenemy, it might be time to log out of the social media platform for good. Maybe
While the internet is a proverbial breeding ground for accessible and free advice, it can become tedious trying to filter through and pick out the best places to seek tips and guidance. But that’s what you’ve got us for! To point you in the right
Since we’re just one week away from Ari Aster’s highly anticipated 'Hereditary' – a film that looks set to be one of the most terrifying horror films of the decade – we’re turning our attention to screenplays of the macabre variety so you can find
No-budget filmmakers have a knack for overthinking everything, assuming that their films have to be perfect in order to make an impact in the film world, which often results in no film being made at all.
Any filmmaker worth their salt will tell you that it’s
Studios spend millions marketing their biggest releases, but there’s nothing like free media coverage to launch a movie into the public spotlight, the more controversial, the better. After all, there’s no such thing as bad publicity.