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Creating a High Quality Film on a Low Budget

Geri Spieler | Posted 05.23.2016 | Entertainment
Geri Spieler

There is no shortage of advice for up and coming filmmakers. The question for any new film producer is: which advice to follow?

How I Got There: Jiri Menzel

Lan Anh Vu | Posted 05.18.2016 | Entertainment
Lan Anh Vu

Jiri Menzel is an Oscar-winning director and a theatre director. Menzel is not only a director, however he is also an actor and screenwriter. He has directed 28 films, written 20 screenplays, and starred in 67 titles. He has also been a member of the jury at the Moscow and Berlin International Film Festivals.

5 Ways to Bring Back the Romantic Comedy

ScreenCraft | Posted 05.10.2016 | Entertainment
ScreenCraft

This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational ev...

Motherly Screenwriting Advice from Friday Night Light's Tami Taylor

ScreenCraft | Posted 05.06.2016 | Entertainment
ScreenCraft

This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational ev...

9 Simple Lessons for Writing Effective Horror Screenplays

ScreenCraft | Posted 05.05.2016 | Entertainment
ScreenCraft

This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational ev...

30 Inspiring Seuss-isms to Apply to Your Writing Journey

ScreenCraft | Posted 04.28.2016 | Entertainment
ScreenCraft

This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational ev...

How to Become One Big Nothing: The true secret of Hollywood or any success.

David S. Simon | Posted 04.15.2016 | Comedy
David S. Simon

I'm an LA/NY writer guy who has been at it for almost thirty years and have only just recently realized that nothing is the hardest and most rewarding...

Screenwriters Still Feeling the Effects of the 2007-2008 WGA Strike and Economic Crisis

ScreenCraft | Posted 04.14.2016 | Entertainment
ScreenCraft

This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational ev...

10 Inspiring Reasons to Become a Writer

ScreenCraft | Posted 04.12.2016 | Books
ScreenCraft

Many newcomers want to become a writer for all of the wrong reasons. If you want to avoid becoming a part of that statistic, you have to not just be pursuing a career -- you have to be pursuing a dream.

5 Ways Writers Can Get Into the Minds of Their Characters

ScreenCraft | Posted 04.05.2016 | Entertainment
ScreenCraft

This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational ev...

The Experience of Working With Stanley Kubrick on 2001: A Space Odyssey

ScreenCraft | Posted 04.04.2016 | Entertainment
ScreenCraft

This Post appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational events, scree...

One-On-One With Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life Screenwriter Kara Holden

ScreenCraft | Posted 03.29.2016 | Entertainment
ScreenCraft

"I believe my experience in acting is invaluable to my writing -- it has given me a true ear for dialogue and a feel for pace as well as a deeper understanding of character."

NO!! - A TV/FILM WRITER TEACHES YOU HOW TO DEAL WITH THE WORD

David S. Simon | Posted 03.28.2016 | Entertainment
David S. Simon

I am in a war of words and I'm fighting it all by myself, day by day, battle by battle, against an insidious enemy that isn't anywhere but is everywhe...

35 Most Overused Lines in Movies

ScreenCraft | Posted 03.18.2016 | Entertainment
ScreenCraft

This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational ev...

Moving Forward as Screenwriters: How to Write for Females in Film

Kat Karpoff | Posted 03.15.2016 | Arts
Kat Karpoff

"I don't know how to write for women." Is a phrase I hear on a regular basis from male writers. I look at them puzzled, "Just write a great story and then make your character female." Is my standard answer.

3 Most Common Conceptual Mistakes Screenwriters Make

ScreenCraft | Posted 03.15.2016 | Entertainment
ScreenCraft

This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational ev...

Top Ten Best Screenplay Contests to Enter in 2016

ScreenCraft | Posted 03.10.2016 | Entertainment
ScreenCraft

This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational ev...

Hollywood Is Coming to Nashville, and So Can You!

ScreenCraft | Posted 03.07.2016 | Travel
ScreenCraft

This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational ev...

The Allure of Adventure and Travel TV, and How You Can Take Part

ScreenCraft | Posted 03.03.2016 | Travel
ScreenCraft

This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational ev...

Oscars 2016: Expert Reaction

The Conversation US | Posted 02.29.2016 | Entertainment
The Conversation US

Our panel of experts break down some of the night's biggest questions, surprises, and moments.

Read All Ten 2016 Oscar-Nominated Screenplays Along With Interviews From the Writers

ScreenCraft | Posted 02.26.2016 | Entertainment
ScreenCraft

This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational ev...

9 Things Screenwriters Should Consider Before Signing Contracts

ScreenCraft | Posted 02.25.2016 | Entertainment
ScreenCraft

This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational ev...

Beware the Writing Zombies

ScreenCraft | Posted 02.25.2016 | Entertainment
ScreenCraft

This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational ev...

Unemployed Screenwriters Tired of Constantly Revising Outdated Technology in Their Scripts

James Napoli | Posted 02.23.2016 | Entertainment
James Napoli

Remember floppy disks? So does screenwriter Paul Unguent, whose 1999 unproduced high-tech thriller spec script East of the Grid relied heavily on ref...

Jumping in Defeat First: A TV/Film Writer Examines His Creative Life

David S. Simon | Posted 02.22.2016 | Impact
David S. Simon

I just spent the last hour writing a heartfelt piece...and just as I was finishing the very last sentence, my wrist accidentally hit the delete button...