The 5 Traits of Successful Writers
By: Gordy Hoffman
Company: BlueCat Screenplay Competition
Writers want success, but how do you define it? Is it writing enough to pay your bills? Is it writing to find an audience, regardless if you make enough money or not? Maybe you want to be famous or win an Emmy or Oscar. Any writer would probably...
Why Screenwriters Should Write With A Producer’s Cap On
By: Charles Borg
Screenwriters need to think strategically about what they’re writing and why they’re writing it. Are you writing for yourself, a screenwriting contest, or are you looking to position your work in the marketplace? Charles Borg spoke with Creative...
Good Will To All
Web Series: Development, Revenues and Contracts
By: Brandon Blake
Company: BLAKE & WANG P.A.
QUESTION FOR FILMTVLAW.COM:About how much money can a web series make? I need a contract with my production partner, something simple to split up the show 50/50, but I’m not sure how money gets paid for a web series. Can you help us sort this...
How To Turn Your Logline Into A Pitch
Tracking Your Screenplay Submissions: From Contests to Execs
What Do Typos in Your Screenplay Say About You?
By: James Napoli
Script readers or people who read screenplays professionally are quite often screenwriters themselves. They are looking for reasons to shuttle your screenplay into the pass pile. Excessive typos are a common reason for them to do so. So why do...
Take Your Screenwriting Power Back
How to Write a Logline Producers Won’t Pass On [with Logline Examples]
ISA Names Top 25 Screenwriters to Watch in 2019
Each year, the International Screenwriters’ Association puts out its elite list of screenwriters to watch and 2019 is packed with twenty-five diverse talents who have gone above and beyond to grow, improve, and get noticed, smashing their...
Breaking into Screenwriting is a Marathon, Not a Sprint
Here’s What We Found Out About Ageism In Hollywood
There Will Always Be A Market For A Script We Can’t Put Down
Don’t Ruin a Good Read! Screenwriting Mistakes to Avoid
The DO’S and DONT'S of Taking Notes
Producer Jason Mirch Discusses The State Of The Entertainment Industry
What I Learned In 5 Years With Stan Lee
Write Screenplays And Worlds That Are Close To You - Manager Alex Creasia
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)...