Archive | November, 2009

AAA Screenplay Contest: Access, Acclaim, Achievement

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 […]

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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, […]

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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? […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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