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72 Script Fest

We are really excited to bring back the 72 Script Fest with a brand new structure. One lucky winner will write a script in June and watch the finished movie in October! SCRIPTING PROCESS Participating Writers will have 72 hours (June 19th-22nd) to write a 8-10 page short script based on randomly generated criteria given out to each writer....

90 Pages/90 Seconds - How to Maximize Your Pitch Meeting

A five-minute pitch meeting is plenty of time to impress an executive as long as you don't pitch for the full five minutes. In 90 Pages/90 Seconds, the founding team behind the Great American Screenwriting Conference & PitchFest will discuss how to maximize your time to deliver an effective and efficient....

A Champion's Spirit with Fast Track Mentor, Karen Kirkland & Max Timm

Whether you're a writer or not, you need a champion - someone who is pulling for you. Someone who wants to see you succeed just as much as you want to. Whether this is your mom, a husband or wife, or in this interview guest's sake, the VP of Talent Development and Outreach with Nickelodeon! The process of writing, and really overall the ent....

A Discussion About 'The Underground Railroad'

This week on “TheWrap-Up,” hosts Sharon Waxman and Daniel Goldblatt discussed the renewed controversy surrounding Martin Bashir’s 1995 interview with Princess Diana, Chris Cuomo advising his brother during Andrew Cuomo’s sexual harassment scandal and a preview of TheWrap’s upcoming series, Con....

A FILM WRITER

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A FILM WRITER Terri Zinner

  Terri is an award-winner independent producer has been in story development for several years.  She is the former SVP of Development at Gallagher Literary andProducer of the independent feature film EL CAMINOShe has also worked on the award-winning film MONDAY MORNING as well as other independent projects. Terri has provided stor....

A Ghost Hunter Watches: An American Haunting

Episode 4 – An American HauntingAfter visiting the Tennessee location where the Bell Witch Haunting took place, ghost hunters Scott Markus, and Wendy Lynn Staats analyze how screenwriters Brent Monahan and Courtney Solomon struggled to bring this historical haunting to the screen. ....

A Ghost Hunter Watches: Mothman Prophecies

After visiting the real life locations in Point Pleasant, West Virginia, ghost hunter Scott Markus (What's Your Ghost Story), and paranormal podcast host, Wendy Lynn Staats (See You on the Other Side) analyze how screenwriter Richard Hatem and director Mark Pellington adapted the incredible story of the....

A Ghost Hunter Watches: The Conjuring 2

On the heels of the breakout success of "The Conjuring," James Wan tells the story of the Enfield Poltergeist case as framed by real life paranormal investigators Ed & Lorraine Warren (despite them only actually being on the case for a day or two).  Do the storytellers report right? More than you may expect. This episode is hosted by Scott....

A Ghost Hunter Watches: The X–Files - Jose Chung’s From Outer Space

Taking a break from horror movies, Scott sits down with English Professor, Dr. Patrick Gonder to discuss the many layers of the classic X-Files episode “Jose Chung’s from Outer Space."  Do you have a ghost story of your own?  Share it at WhatsYourGhostStory.com....

A M C , Fox and Pixar Executives: Demystifying the Development Process

Today on Austin Film Festival's On Story Podcast, Demystifying the Development Process with Carrie Gillogly, Jessica Julius, Lauren Neustadter, Erika Weinstein. We usually feature writers on the On Story Podcast. This episode, four executives from film and television share their perspectives on the development process. Aspiring writers get read....

A Night of Horror Film Festival

The festival remains dedicated to screening and promoting the work of independent filmmakers working in the horror genre in both Australia and abroad.....

A Page 2 Scream Halloween Special - The Best of Horror & the Paranormal

Page 2 Screen talks to two paranormal experts about what constitutes good horror.If you’re a screenwriter interested in writing horror, you could learn a lot from two ghostbusters. This week’s guests are Scott Markus (whatsyourghoststory.com) and Mike Huberty (othersidepodcast.com) and they’re paranormal experts, as well as h....

A Quiet Place Part 2: Dialogue, Action & The Theme of Your Screenplay

In the first installment of this podcast, we looked at A Quiet Place in relation to writing action and discussed how all of screenplay formatting really exists for one purpose: to isolate visual moments of action.By isolating visual moments of action we can hypnotize the reader into seeing, hearing, and ....

A Quiet Place: Secrets of Screenplay Format - Part 1

This week we are going to be looking at A Quiet Place by Scott Beck, Bryan Woods, and John Krasinski.Everyone who knows anything about A Quiet Place has commented on the way it uses the visual medium directorially to tell a story with hardly any dialogue at all.But what very few people are talking about is how this relates to the writing of the scr....

A Screenwriter\'s Utopia

We bring ALL the production companies, literary agents, and indie-producers straight to you in a DAILY E-MAIL. No more searching through every single ad, in every city.......

A Writer's Life

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A-Wind

Emulsion position of the film. Holding up a piece of film, if the emulsion faces you, then the image will appear correct. If its reversed (mirror image), it is considered B-Wind.....

A.S.A.

Sensitivity to light which measures the film's speed. (Example: ASA 400.) "ASA" stands for American Standards Association. ....