The Rarity of Rug-Pulls in the Modern Era of Entertainment
The Five Pillars of a Successful Pitch
By: Karisa Tate
Our last Virtual Pitch Challenge was such a success that we decided to host another one, and WOW we were we blown away by the responses. It was abundantly clear that everyone who submitted took the advice from our last pitch panel and applied...
Screenwriter’s Guide To Success
By: Pen Densham
The creative life of a screenwriter is often filled with potholes, periods of drought and decisions largely out of your control. So how can a screenwriter plan their career? Focus on the creative process more than the outcome. Visualize signing your...
The Dos and Don'ts of Pitching
By: Karisa Tate
As writers, pitching our stories can be an intimidating experience. After all, we are writers, not actors. Right? Not quite. This very notion is a common misunderstanding about pitching. We don't want you to be an actor. We just want you to be...
The Screenwriters’ Guide to Writers’ Groups!
Why Story Structure Formulas Don’t Work
By: Corey Mandell
The following is a true story.I did a script coaching session for someone I’ll call Lisa. Lisa had spent the past four years pursuing her dream of becoming a professional screenwriter. She had written six scripts with nothing to show for it....
The Most Important Rule for Entering Screenplay Competitions
Surviving the Pitch: My Five Essential Survival Tips
Telling Your Story In A One Minute Pitch
Making Lemonade: Should You Look for Representation in the Time of Corona
Networks, Platforms and Studios Open For Development
By: Brandon Blake
Company: BLAKE & WANG P.A.
QUESTION FOR FILMTVLAW.COM: Thanks for the amazing articles Brandon! Hey, I want to get out there with my series but I’m nervous about the big production halt. Is it a good time to try to set up a series?ANSWER BY BRANDON BLAKE, ENTERTAINMENT...
Rewrite, Rewrite, Rewrite
What You Need To be Writing Right Now
The Power of The Self-Imposed Deadline
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....
Building and Revealing Character
“What Would Picard Do?” Kirsten Beyer On Co-Creating ‘Star Trek: Picard’
By: Brock Swinson
TV writer Kirsten Beyer is considered the knower of all things Star Trek. She seemingly burst onto our screens from writing oblivion to co-create Star Trek: Picard. Kirsten has been busy writing novels in the Star Trek Universe including Voyager and...