FYI The 2010 AAA Screenplay Contest, sponsored by Creative Screenwriting Magazine, officially opens Nov. 30, 2009. But if you want to enter a script early and get quick consideration for our unique “Best Opening” prize, you can beat the official opening by browsing to: http://creativescreenwriting.com/aaa/index.html Why Should You Enter the AAA Screenplay Contest? To boost […]
Archive | November, 2009
CineStory: Screenwriting Mentorship at Its Best
CineStory is a non-profit that provides mentorship opportunities for screenwriters. This means they have a collection of working industry professionals (agents, producers, writers) and they offer non-professional screenwriters the opportunity to workshop their screenplays and ask questions in a personalized environment. Pam Pierce is the heart and soul behind CineStory. She started it, I believe, […]
Q&A: All Screenwriting Competitions Are Not Created Equal
Jamie asks: So, I’m just starting to get familiar with the world of screenwriting competitions, and I’m assuming they’re not all created equal. Are there any drawbacks to entering more than one (several even) with the same script? It seems like some contests might require that you don’t submit your script to any other contests? […]
Inside Out vs. Outside In
The great debate: character to story or concept to character. Face it: you’re either one or the other. If you think you’re both at the same time, I’d really love to hear from you and learn how you do it, because it seems to me there’s a huge canyon in between and I’m waiting for […]
Stay Informed: ScriptShadow Blog
ScriptShadow is a fantastic blog where you can read about new scripts out there and also download many of them. Many of the ones linked are Black List scripts. Head’s Up! And a big thank you to Mr. Carson Reeves!
The Black List
Just an FYI, The Black List now officially has its own Website. The Black List is basically a list of scripts that film studio executives and producers love from that calendar year. I imagine they’ll publish the results later on this year.
The Brown List
Here’s a link to the Brown List – a list of the most and least-liked entertainment executives. Enjoy!
Do You Mind Giving Me a Boost?
So I’ve been really busy lately and wasn’t feeling a spark about the blog, because it’s another thing to get done, and then someone posted a really fantastic comment that made me feel good about the work and what I’m trying to do here. It lit it up. That comment turned into an email exchange […]
Lame, I know. Lame.
An update so you all don’t think I’ve fallen off a cliff somewhere in my blind pursuit of a great story. The real story here is that I’ve been busy writing – which is a great thing. The bad part is that my blog has taken a back seat to the writing. Now I’m back […]