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Why You Need a Professional Consultant to Give You Screenplay Feedback
What should expect from a script consultant? Creative Screenwriting Magazine gets into the weeds with our friends at the International Screenwriters’ Association to help elevate your screenplay to a marketable level and strategize your...
Tossed Salad, Scrambled Eggs, and the Sundance Film Festival
By: Josh Sorokach
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...
Tracking Your Screenplay Submissions: From Contests to Execs
5 Ways to Get Your Screenwriting Year Off to a Great Start
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The Same Answer to 11 Questions
By: Dave Trottier
Company: Dave Trottier
There is one answer I give to a great number of questions I receive from developing screenwriters. Here is that answer:The script (or scripts) you are referring to was developed in the studio system, or was written by an established writer, or was...
How To Turn Your Logline Into A Pitch
Book Adaptations And The Fidelity Argument
By: Siobhan Denton
Kirsten Dunst, in her directorial debut, will be directing Dakota Fanning in an adaptation of Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar. In an interview, Dunst has noted that her approach in adapting the seminal text has been to avoid the ‘didactic’...
The Simple Strategy Famous Writers Use to Awaken Creativity
By: Nicole Bianchi
A story idea suddenly appears in your head with a complete beginning, middle, and end. You sit down to write, and the words flow freely. It’s as if the story is typing itself.How often do you experience that kind of burst of incredible...
No Redford, But Everything Else at Table Read During Sundance Rocked
By: Jeff York
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...