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Linda's job as a script consultant, seminar leader, and author is to guide writers to make their script the best script it can be. She has an objective professional eye to help solve elusive script problems and to help writers become better writers. The author of one of the most widely known book on screenwriting, "Making A Good Script Great", Linda Seger is the best of the best.
Regular Registration:10/25/14Class Begins:10/25/14

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This class puts the spotlight on creating and crafting compelling characters so you can write a savvy screenplay that will grab both the Hollywood and independent film world’s attention. Each critical element that comprises a screenplay will be covered (plot, dialogue, structure, and genre), detailing how your protagonists, antagonists and minor characters can shine in each of these categories.
Date Recorded: 01/04/14
Gary Shusett aka “Professor Logline” returns to the I.S.A. to help you create more effective pitches for your projects. You’ll find this 2-hour teleclass invaluable for understanding how to get busy producers interested in reading your material.
Date Recorded: 04/21/13

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Axial Entertainment Axial is a New York-based production and management company with an unusual model: loosely based on the "hot house" studio environment of the 1940's, Axial takes writers and film execut San Diego Asian Film Festival The San Diego Asian Film Festival began in August 2000 as a 3-day event and has since grown to become one of the largest exhibitions of Asian and Asian American cinema in North America. Burbank International Film Festival Celebrating diversity in cinema from filmmakers of all kinds from around the world. Connecticut Office of Film,Television & Digital Media Serves as liaison between production companies, state agencies, municipalities, production facilities, local crew and vendors. Film Commission Region Stuttgart Offering individual consulting and detailed information on filming locations, shooting permits, and local professionals. Tacoma Film Festival Featuring current independent films from around the world, highlighting filmmakers from the Pacific Northwest. Established in 2006, the Tacoma Film Festival was created and developed by Murmurio Filmes MURMÜRIO FILMES é uma produtora independente de São Paulo, fundada em 2011. O nosso primeiro objetivo é lançar nossos filmes em formato físico. O segundo, é fazer amigos. Toronto International Film Festival One of the largest public film festivals, screening over 300 from films from more than 60 countries, TIFF is dedicated to presenting the best of international and Canadian cinema to fil Backstage - Then and Now: 5 Big Changes in Demo Reels Technology has changed the structure and purpose of the demo reel. With the advent of online submission sites and self-production, there have been five distinct changes in demo reels in Show Me Shorts Film Festival New Zealand has a long tradition of making world-class short films. These stories offer us the chance to escape into new worlds, learn more about ourselves and connect with others. Candice Lake Agency Canadace has represented clients for Showtime, Oxygen, and the WB and have ventured in to new media by writing scripts for movie-based thrill rides, video games and Internet shorts Lenhoff & Lenhoff Lenhoff & Lenhoff is a management company representing Writers, Directors, Producers and Cinematographers based in the United States, Canada and Europe. The Academy - Motion Pic Arts & Sciences Dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of motion pictures, the Academy's corporate management and general policies are overseen by a Board of Governors, which include WorldsLastHero Productions WorldsLastHero Productions strides to develop original stories and to tell them in original and unique ways through film. Our goal is to raise funds to produce these stories, in all genres on budgets ranging from $500k - $30 Million dollars. The Writers Studio Founded in 1987 by Philip Schultz, The Writers Studio welcomes beginning and experienced fiction writers and poets to ongoing writing workshops designed to help them discover and Minotaur Moving Pictures, LLC Atlanta Production Company Arizona Underground Film Festival Arizona's premier genre cult film festival. New Hampshire Film & TV Office Promotes New Hampshire as a filming location by attracting and assisting motion picture, television, commercial, photography and multimedia projects. Fest Film Lab FFL was created to identify, develop and support new cinematic values, so as to contribute to the audiovisual industry, seeking excellence in cinema art. We've created a training cent Bill Boyle's 'Visual Mindscape of the Screenplay' This Group is primarily made up of screenwriters who have recieved coaching and explored 'The Visual Mindscape of the Screenplay" with Bill Boyle and are interested in continuing to Big Sur International Short Film The Big Sur International Short Film Screening Series showcases the best of short films from all over the world. BBC The BBC is a semi-autonomous public service broadcaste that operates under a Royal Charter and a Licence and Agreement from the Home Secretary. Our mission: to enrich people's lives wit FIX YOUR PITCH Award Winning Screenwriter Jacob Krueger shows you what it takes to pitch like a professional. Learn the elements of a killer logline and an irresistible pitch, and how to turn your script into producer candy, without “selling out” or sacrificing your voice as a writer. Pindrop Entertainment Our company specializes in creating and producing content for feature films, television and literary projects. Our executives all have practical experience and education in production Boston Underground Film Festival BUFF is an annual festival committed to the celebration of alternative vision and cultivation of independent, provocative and experimental filmmaking. Atlanta Screenwriters Anonymous We are dedicated to the craft of screenwriting - creating spec screenplays for film and television. The group is a participatory, hands-on forum for screenwriters at all levels.
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Final Deadline: 10/31/14 Late: 10/31/14 Short The APM Short Screenplay Competition creates opportunities for screenwriters around the globe to get their short screenplays PRODUCED, made ... Final Deadline: 10/31/14 Regular: 11/01/14 Feature , TV Pilot , Short Our mission is to recognize new and emerging screenwriters by providing affordable entry fees and cash awards in all categories for ... Final Deadline: 12/31/14 Regular: 11/01/14 Feature Our mission is to provide industry exposure and educational support to feature screenwriters who are looking to have their stories told. Final Deadline: 12/10/14 Regular: 11/01/14 Feature , TV Pilot , Short , Web Series , Play , Novel Lots of scripts are rejected at film festivals. One of the reasons is that there are too many submissions. Producing a film is one thing. ... Final Deadline: 02/15/15 Early: 11/01/14 Feature , TV Pilot Up to four winners (TV and/or Film) will receive six months of consultation and development with the ScreenCraft team, followed by travel to ... Final Deadline: 12/15/14 Late: 11/03/14 Feature The KAIROS PRIZE, now in its 10th season, is one of the most successful competitions in the country with one of the highest winner to ... Final Deadline: 11/03/14 Regular: 11/03/14 Feature , TV Pilot , Short , Web Series , Play New Media Film Festival: Honoring Stories Worth Telling in all media that are innovative, imaginative and inspirational. Stories that can ... Final Deadline: 04/20/15 Final: 11/06/14 Feature , TV Pilot , Short Fresh Voices offers winning screenwriters the tools, guidance and opportunity to pursue a professional career, while offering the industry a ... Final Deadline: 11/06/14 Extended: 11/07/14 Feature , TV Pilot , Short A vanguard organization set in the Silicon Valley, Cinequest’s uniqueness and impact result from being ahead of the curve in the powerful ... Final Deadline: 11/07/14 Final: 11/15/14 Feature , TV Pilot The First Look Project, presented by Script Pipeline, fulfills the current requests of studios and top-tier production companies by finding ... Final Deadline: 11/15/14 Late: 11/15/14 Feature , Short , Web Series Feedback is included with every round that a script advances, with an opportunity to resubmit during the first 2 rounds. Final Deadline: 11/15/14 Regular: 11/15/14 Feature To promote any holiday themed screenplays and expose winners to industry professionals. *Cash prizes. * ONLY Holiday themed screenplay ... Final Deadline: 11/15/14 Late: 11/17/14 Feature , Short During the OFF we now do a Writers Theatre aspect of our screenplay competition, which means we have local actors read sections of the ... 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