At the core of every community the world over is the desire to speak and learn from each other. We don’t know if ancient Egyptians got writer’s block, but we do know writing a screenplay can feel daunting at times. Fear not, dear writer, as
Want to learn the secret of supercharging your screenplay and gaining a huge competitive advantage? We introduce to you the magic of the table read.
So you’ve got your spec script, you collected your feedback, and you’re ready to send to agents / enter in film
Are you constantly stressed, juggling a million projects?
Can you never find enough hours in the day to get everything done?
Do you marvel when your friends show you their fully completed creative projects?
Do you love starting projects, but fail to finish them?
You, my friend, need to
So you took the advice from "Passion projects: When to outsource and how?" and you now have a solid support team in place – but you have never been a manager before. Here are our tips for turning your freelance team into a well-oiled machine.
In Part 1, we explored the nuts and bolts of how to formulate your plan to find readers for your script. Now let’s make some pals and build a community.
Step Four: Get personal
No man is an island. If you want people to read your screenplay, you
The hottest question on scriptwriters’ lips has eternally been: “Now that my screenplay’s done, how on Earth am I going to find readers?” Fear not, dear scribe – today’s craft feature is dedicated to that very question. But be aware: this ain’t gonna be easy.
You have a great idea. Your friends all agree it would make a great movie but you have no idea where to get started. What you need, my friend, is a beat sheet.
Huh? What the hell is a beat sheet?
A beat sheet is a
We’ve all been there. Your latest independent project attracted a bit of attention and people are forming an orderly queue to work with you. You’re flattered and think it might be nice to have a little support for once. A few months down the line,
Over the years, the importance of a strong logline has been drilled deeply into my brain. But the logline is still a mythical beast – colleagues often ask me Exactly what is a logline? and Why do you love them so damn much?
A logline isn’t