The Book Route

Aspiring screenwriters and TV writers should shift their focus from selling a screenplay or television series, to building an audience for their work. It might sound like a futile effort, after all, the screenplay isn't a movie yet and no one has seen the television series, so how does an audience fit into the 'selling'... Continue Reading →

Ghostwriter vs. Writing Partner

Writers considering a career in motion picture or television often prefer to write their own material. That's great, but the reality is Hollywood's a collaborative town. Eventually, the writer will have to work with others like co-writers, producers, actors and directors. A writer has the best chance at making a living as a screenwriter or... Continue Reading →

How to Get a Producer to Call You

It's time for screenwriters, TV writers and authors to take a new approach to marketing their work. Have you done any of the following: Entered ContestsAttended Pitch FestivalsSent out Queries Most writers have taken one of these approaches when marketing, often with little or no success. They can't get enough producers to read the material,... Continue Reading →

MEET THE PRODUCERS

Who are the Hollywood Producers? What do they do? What's the difference between the various types of producers, like Executive Producer, Associate Producer, Co-Producer, Line Producer and the Producer? Screenwriters should be familiar with the different types of producers and how they function in the entertainment industry! https://youtu.be/L9PvWq2dPwA ASSOCIATE PRODUCER This is the person who... Continue Reading →

How To Write A Horror

The horror screenplay requires an understanding of the genre. Screenwriters are taught to give a protagonist an arc. In horror, a hero's arc might be non-existent. If a flaw is present, the hero might be killed off long before he achieves change. The killer may be the only one left standing. There are many standard... Continue Reading →

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