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feedback - Blog
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,
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laurels - Blog
Screenwriting Competition Strategies
Screenwriting competitions require strategies;   You’ve worked hard on your script. Plotting. Crafting. Writing. Rewriting. Reading. Rewriting. Basically, you’ve done everything
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IMG 1682 - Blog
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.
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easterseals challenge - Blog
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 around
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crest theatre - Blog
Build Your Film Resume
A PLACE CALLED SACRAMENTO — Short Film Competition Access Sacramento hosts this awesome opportunity for film-makers. Each year, Access Sacramento
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Simple Structure Cards 1 of 1 1 - Blog
Structure is Power
Structure = Power The formula to life — wake up everyday and breathe.  Yet, I hear people talk about creative
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short structure; In A Heartbeat
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’s
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Screenwriting Software Showdown
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 whats
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free legal documentary help
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 comes
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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 show
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hurt locker
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 on
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Lady Bird
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 for
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acquarius - Blog
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.
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dexter - Blog
Dexter Insights…
Getting back to Dexter in a bit
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devil - Blog
The Devil in The White City
We’re waiting.
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cast and crew
Write Your Short; A Place Called Sacramento Contest
Special Short-Film Screenwriting Workshop Begins Sat. March 11
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