Embracing Criticism or Stop Being Right
There’s a reason I like to call it feedback instead of criticism. First, feedback doesn’t sound so harsh, and second,Read more.
Screenwriting Competition Strategies
Screenwriting competitions require strategies; You’ve worked hard on your script. Plotting. Crafting. Writing. Rewriting. Reading. Rewriting. Basically, you’ve done everythingRead more.
My Students Take 50% of the Wins!
Of the ten winners from a Place Called Sacramento Screenwriting competition, half of them came from my recent screenwriting class.Read more.
Take the Easterseals Disability 2018 Film Challenge!
Ready to put your film maker and writer skills to use? Th 2018 Easterseals Disability Film Challenge is right aroundRead more.
Build Your Film Resume
A PLACE CALLED SACRAMENTO — Short Film Competition Access Sacramento hosts this awesome opportunity for film-makers. Each year, Access SacramentoRead more.
Structure is Power
Structure = Power The formula to life — wake up everyday and breathe. Yet, I hear people talk about creativeRead more.
In A Heartbeat: Under 5
In A Heartbeat is a wonderful little short film, about 4 minutes long, that is both impactful and entertaining. It’sRead more.
Free Screenplay Formatting Software
Free screenplay formatting software makes writing easy. The hardest part of screenwriting is what you don’t see. However, it’s whatsRead more.
UCLA Offers Free Law Clinic to Doc Filmmakers
A UCLA School of Law clinic will help documentarians navigate the the legal issues of filmmaking. Awesome News! This comesRead more.
What is the Future of Amazon’s Uninspired Prime Video Anyway?
Just when I think Amazon has something worth watching in their mostly uninspired prime video selection, I discover the showRead more.
Hurt Locker – Based On Playboy Article
Mark Boal, HURT LOCKER, ZERO DARK THIRTY, found his journalism instincts on-point while following a story in Iraq. He went onRead more.
5 Scholarships — Screenwriting Opportunity for Women Under 21…
Great opportunity for women under 21 who want to write a short screenplay. Finding Another Greta – Class Scholarships forRead more.
Aquarius TV Series – Drowning in Ambition!
NBC’s AQUARIUS, created by John McNamara, is an interesting example of television writing and worth examining as a learning tool.Read more.