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When Will My Screenplay Be Done?

When Will My Screenplay Be Done?

Wendy Kram’s TV & Movie Tips @ L.A. FOR HIRE (www.la4hire.com) As a producer and former VP of Development for production companies based at Sony, Universal and Disney, I have had the privilege of working with award-winning writers, directors and actors. The most successful of the writers always ... Read On

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Keys to Success For Screenwriters

Wendy Kram’s TV & Movie Tips @ L.A. FOR HIRE (www.la4hire.com) As a producer and former VP of Development for production companies based at Sony, Universal and Disney, I have had the privilege of working with award-winning writers, directors and actors.  Through my experiences, I have found that... Read On

Fellow NYU Grad: ‘Snow White And The Huntsman’ Screenwriter Evan Daugherty Is Riding High

Fellow NYU Grad: ‘Snow White And The Huntsman’ Screenwriter Evan Daugherty Is Riding High

By: Joe Satran from www.HuntingtonPost.com It’s a sunny 83-degree afternoon in unglamorous Studio City, Calif., but 30-year-old screenwriter Evan Daugherty can’t tear himself away from his computer. He’s too busy giving himself carpal tunnel refreshing Rotten Tomatoes to monitor th... Read On

More On Script Rewrites

More On Script Rewrites

by Glenn Benest  “Secrets of Screenwriting” Part 1: http://www.screenplayfest.com/archives/1328 Part 2: Hello, everyone. Okay, so, we’re talking about rewrites and what you should look for when you’re about to embark on your second or third rewrite. We’ll talk about your fourth and fifth... Read On

Overcoming Exposition

Overcoming Exposition

by Glenn Benest “Secret of Screenwriting” Hello, everyone.  We’ve been communicating recently about the art of the rewrite and here is the next big stumbling block that might not have been solved during your first or second draft. That is the problem of exposition.  Exposition is basical... Read On

Should You Take A Screenwriting Course To Help You Become A Better Writer?

Should You Take A Screenwriting Course To Help You Become A Better Writer?

By Glenn Benest “Secrets of Screenwriting” (click here to find more information on Glenn’s awesome classes!) (also join Glenn’s facebook group by clicking here!) Hello, everyone. Should you take a screenwriting course to help you become a better writer? Well, you can follow t... Read On

How You and Your Character Can Stage a Comeback & Succeed

How You and Your Character Can Stage a Comeback & Succeed

Check out this awesome MOTIVATING article by Daniel Manus (“Top 15 Script Consultant” from NoBullScript.net)  Click HERE to check out his awesome website and read his articles! Comebacks, second acts and redemption. It’s what character arcs are all about – but it’s also what life in the ... Read On

How To Do A Great Rewrite

How To Do A Great Rewrite

By Glenn Benest “Secrets of Screenwriting”  (Read more by clicking here) (Get Caught Up! Read Glenn’s “Knowing When You Have Great Notes” article) Hello, everyone.  Now that I’ve shared some of my ideas with you on the subject of getting great notes:  when you know you ... Read On

Knowing When You Have Great Notes

Knowing When You Have Great Notes

By Glenn M. Benest “Secrets of Screenwriting Group” (Click Here to Join Glenn’s Awesome Group on Facebook!) Hello, everyone.  So we’re talking about marketing and what to do before you actually send your script out there to be sold. As I explained in my last post, the most common m... Read On

Best Advice For Screenwriters

Best Advice For Screenwriters

David Trottier – successful screenwriter, screenwriting teacher, and author of “The Screenwriter’s Bible” – on his best advice for screenwriters: “Living outside of the Los Angeles area is only a problem after you’ve sold your first script and only if you’re... Read On

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