“Find Your Way Into The Story” Says Robert Reiner
“A Masterpiece Stoner Movie” Kevin Smith On ‘Jay & Silent Bob Reboot’
By: Brock Swinson
When indie screenwriters are asked to name their most prolific and influential filmmakers, Kevin Patrick Smith undoubtedly places on that list.Back in 1994, the iconic stoner comedy Clerks, set in the convenience store where Smith worked,...
Where Does The Legal Battle Between the ATA and the WGA Leave Producers?
Why Screenwriters Should Write With A Producer’s Cap On
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How to Win an Oscar for Best Short Film
By: Bluecat Screenplay Competition Blog
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), the people who give out the Oscar, do a wonderful thing every year. They give Oscars to short filmmakers! The Oscar for Best Short Film (they give out two—Live Action and Animation)...
ISA Returns to Park City with Table Read My Screenplay
The International Screenwriters’ Association (ISA) is thrilled to return to Park City, UT, during this year’s Sundance Film Festival, to showcase their Table Read My Screenplay winning script with a live table read.The event will take...
Sundance Or Bust – A Review On One Of The Biggest Festivals For Filmmakers
By: Tracy Clark, Edna Barnes & Frank Leroy
Park City, Utah is host to the biggest film festival in the United States. In 1978 it was known as the United States Film Festival, then changed its name in 1989 to the Sundance Film Festival. That same year Sundance became synonymous with...
Honoring the Little Moments: Lost in Translation
By: By Peter N. Chumo ||
An interview with Sofia Coppola, and an examination of her Oscar-winning screenplay.When Sofia Coppola began writing Lost in Translation, her first original screenplay after her adaptation of The Virgin Suicides, she knew there were certain...
Create Your Pitch Part I: Baiting the Hook
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ISA Presents Heart of Film Conference Party at Austin Film Festival
The International Screenwriters’ Association will present the Heart of Film Conference Party as part of this year’s Austin Film Festival, as they celebrate their 25th anniversary. The festivities will take place on Saturday, October 27th at...