How to Write Action Description
By: Alex Southey
Alex Southey explores five different kinds of action description, and how they dictate tone in a script. Many people tend to assume that because it doesn’t affect the final film, action description doesn’t matter very much. But this couldn’t...
Why The Crocodile Dundee Super Bowl Ad Made An Impact
Have a Horrible Holiday
Interview with Bestselling Author and Screenwriter Dougie Brimson
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 power of the annoying LOGLINE
The Neurotic Superhero: From Comic Book to Catharsis
By: Neil Landau
There’s a historical pattern around the popularity of the superhero—he or she is most needed during dark times in the real world. In Captain America: The First Avenger, when Steve Rogers/Captain America (Chris Evans) visits the US troops to...
Max Timm's Book on The Craft of Screenwriting - Sneak Peek
Scaring Up Funds: How to Acquire Investors When Your Movie’s in Horror
By: Brian Herskowitz
Company: Horror Equity Fund
Scaring Up Funds: How to Acquire Investors When Your Movie’s in Horror, the Most Profitable Genre of Them AllBy Brian Herskowitz and Tony Timpone on November 14, 2017There are a few paths you can take to finding investors for your movie:Friends,...
The Mysterious Development of Your Villain
Dedication, Discipline & Cultivating Self-Worth in 2018 with The Story Farm
An Introduction to Max Timm's The Craft Course Online Class
Why A Good Script is Even Better When it "Infects" People
By: B. O'malley
Company: Screenplay Readers
Your script doesn't just need to be good; it needs to be able to infect. Let me explain. If you buck the odds and get just one person to read your script, it's not likely going to help you. Unless that person who read your script is inspired by your...
The 2 Copyright Forms Every Screenwriter Should Know
Model NDA: Nondisclosure Agreement
By: Douglas Robbins
This Guide provides a simple Model Nondisclosure Agreement (NDA), controlled by California law and venued, for any action, in San Francisco. This is a fairly broad NDA for parties seeking to collaborate, partner, or buy or sell interests in...