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The Micro Budget Movie – Ten Tips On Writing It

“Writing a low budget or Micro budget movie is a waste of time!” Over eleven years of screenwriting I have lost count of the number of times I have heard, and indeed said, that phrase. It’s the mantra of many an arrogant writer, myself included, thinking I am god’s gift to screenwriting. After all, I have read countless books, have attended numerous …

[Video]: Craig Wright’s Rite of Writing Right

Craig Wright is another one of those insufferable creative polymaths, having written the screenplay for Hollywood’s latest gamble on the nostalgia dollar, Mr Peabody & Sherman – which has so far surprised everybody by performing quite well. He’s earned his chops over the last decade by writing, producing and directing on a number of successful TV shows like Dirty Sexy …