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Allison Buckmelter & Nicolas Buckmelter – Young & Hungry

Our next featured Young & Hungry screenwriters are writing partners.Portland-born Allison Buckmelter and Los Angeles native Nicolas Buckmelter are a married writing team. They won a PAGE Awards gold prize for their pilot Adam Begat and a 2018...
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Sundance Or Bust – A Review On One Of The Biggest Festivals For Filmmakers

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...
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Victoria Rose – Young & Hungry

Victoria Rose is a Los Angeles based, award-winning screenwriter and an emerging presence in the industry. She attended the University of Southern California where she earned a Master of Fine Arts in Film Production with an emphasis in...
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Sharpen the Screenwriting Craft With Your Voice

“Sharpen the Screenwriting Craft With Your Voice.” ISA’s Craig James On Navigating Your Career Every screenwriter has a story. Every story needs a voice. Screenwriters must keep writing to develop their unique voice in order to...
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Tossed Salad, Scrambled Eggs, and the Sundance Film Festival

How can I be expected to get any writing done when there are eleven seasons of Frasier on Netflix? That was my first thought when I sat down to write about my experience winning the 2018 Table Read My Screenplay Competition. Some iteration of...
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No Redford, But Everything Else at Table Read During Sundance Rocked

Robert Redford was supposed to be there. The “Table Read My Screenplay” winner and the TRMS bigwigs were invited to a very small and intimate VIP party Friday night during the first week of the festival. It was so Tony, that the...
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