Best of the Web 7 Dec

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Story & Structure :: Bad Writing Day? Get Inspired With This! :: “You Don’t Know Nothing. So Do Not Write What You Know.” Script Perfection :: Inspiring Screenwriting Advice from John August :: ‘Foxcatcher’ Screenplay Struggles :: Is Hollywood Really Killing the Art of Screenwriting? Best of the Rest :: NBR chooses ‘A Most Violent […]

Screenwriting Competitions Are Worth More Than You Think

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Google “screenwriting competitions” and you will get a bazillion links to all kinds of articles on the subject. by Phillip Parker Most will tell you that there are only half a dozen or so that are worth the price of admission- The Nicholl Fellowships, the Austin Screenwriter’s Festival, Scriptpipeline, the Page Awards, Zoetrope, Big Break, […]

Best of the Web 23 Nov

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Script Perfection :: No Nudity in Your Script? We’ll See About That :: Improve Your Writing. With Puzzles :: Screen 2030: Mark Pesce Pitching & Selling :: Can’t Get The Rights to an Adaptation? Don’t Give Up! :: Motorcycle Diaries Scribe to Write New White Fang Movie. Best of the Rest :: Which One is […]

[Video]: Writers Roundtable

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A look at the life of the modern film and TV writer: The Hollywood Reporter sits down with Jonathan Nolan (Interstellar), Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl), Anthony McCarten (The Theory of Everything), Jon Favreau (Chef), Chris Rock (Top Five), Graham Moore (The Imitation Game) join THR’s executive editor Matt Belloni.