How to Get Screenplay Agents to Read Your Script

How to Get Screenplay Agents to Read Your Damn Script

Getting screenplay agents (or their receptionist)  to return your call is hard enough...but how do you get them to read your script. (Or even possibly buy the damn thing.) Here are 7 film-industry insiders o...
What Top Screenplay Competitions Pay

What 10 Top Screenplay Competitions (Actually) Pay

Screenplay competitions are a fantastic way to get crucial feedback on your script, and network with film development folks. (Pitchfest anybody?) But in some cases, you can actually make a decent amount of c...
How to Make a Film on a Shoestring Budget

How to Make a Film (On a Shoestring Budget)

Learning how to make a film doesn't require years of film school, a million- dollar budget - or even a HD camera. ("Are you taking notes, Mr. Bay?) But when dipping into movie making it DOES help to know what t...
Script Coverage FAQ

How Script Coverage (Actually) Works

Script coverage is the "designated hitter" of the screenwriting craft - everyone has a strong opinion about it. (And nobody can seem to agree.) Some think it's a worthwhile and effective system of screenplay...
Movie Making Crash Course for Newbies

Movie Making Crash Course for Filmmaking Newbies

Think because you've watched the "Director's Commentary" on every Tarantino film that you're an expert on movie making? Not sure how a script gets turned into an actual movie? (And in which order all that techn...