Hitch Says You’re A Psycho, Too

Over half a century on, Psycho is still a tremendous inspiration to low budget filmmakers, as Hitchcock shot the film on a shoestring budget of under a million dollars. Because many “B” movies did well commercially at the time, Hitchcock wanted to see if he could turn a solid, inexpensive film into a success. Keeping the cost down was one …

[Video]: Cryptic Clues from True Detective’s Nic Pizzolatto

Could we find a video any shorter than Ira Glass’ exortations to persist? TSD challenged itself to deliver. In an interview so short and sweet it’s basically weaponised sugar, True Detective’s showrunner Nic Pizzalatto (himself a writer/director/producer) gives you a 59 second rundown on why you should probably consider doing something, anything, other than trying to write for a living. …

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WTF Is Voice? …And Why You Should Stop Obsessing About It.

Voice – Do you have it? Every new writer struggles with this question. But before they can even begin to find answers, let alone develop their own, they have to ask… by The Single Screenwriter Voice, WTF is it? Simple answer – nobody knows. You think I kid, but the industry joke answer is, “I have no idea, but I …