7 Reasons Writers Need Filmmakers
By: Collab Writers
If you, like many writers are wondering if your short story or book idea that you want to write could ever become a movie – then read on. Here are seven reasons why writers need filmmakers 1. Hollywood has a long and fascinating love-affair...
5 Character Traits of an Awesome Action Hero
By: Armaan Uplekar
By Armaan Uplekar. Sarah Connor. Ethan Hunt. James Bond. There’s a deep bench of iconic characters that have helped define and exemplify action cinema for decades. Between preventing nuclear annihilation, rescuing hostages and restoring...
The Most Important Rule for Entering Screenplay Competitions
Breaking In: Justin Haythe
Surviving the Pitch: My Five Essential Survival Tips
Rewrite, Rewrite, Rewrite
Carolina Groppa Explains Exactly What Film Producers Do. So Be Nice To Them
By: Caroline Grappa
For as long as the film industry has existed, so have producers. But so has the general public’s confusion about what producers actually do. It’s surprising how poorly it is understood given the importance of this high profile position....
111 Free Tools to Help You Through the Coronavirus Pandemic
By: Adam Soccolich
There are more than 10,000 coronavirus cases and more than 150 deaths in the U.S., according to the CDC. The stock market has taken a hit. Businesses are losing customers, and workers are losing jobs. It has become frightening,...
TWIC/When is Your Screenplay or Pilot Ready for Competitions?
Comedy Writing Q & A: Sketch Writing
Bonnie Gross Talks “Lady Parts”
Industry Speak: Terms and Vernacular for Screenwriters
Why Demons and Devils Make for Superior Villains
The Screenwriter’s Guide to General Meetings
4 Secrets To Selling Your Screenplay… And Not Your Soul!
By: Pen Densham
As a four-year-old, I was impressed by seeing my parents making short 35mm films for the movie theaters, even riding a live 7 ft alligator in one of them. Those experiences caused me to have a life-long desire to conjure visual and emotional magic...
Career Success Comes to Those Who Try The Most Things
By: Michael Thompson
Company: Michael Thompson
When I was 24-years-old after twelve months of working my first sales job I was hand-picked by upper-management to lead a team of experienced sales executives.I was excited about the promotion, but I was also scared. I had a severe speech impediment...
6 Types Of Friends Every Screenwriter Needs
By: Amy Sullivan
Most screenwriters owe their tenacity and determination to the people they surround themselves with. This includes all the industry folks that can either directly or indirectly get your screenplays into the write (sorry, right) hands that can...