Surprise Casting Changes Script

Surprise Casting Changes Script

SMASHED CASTING UPDATE Just in: Ermine, a grandmotherly figure who has worked at SIA for years has been cast. Ermine sees so much of herself in Lana, and yet, being a mother isn’t easy and Ermine has strong opinions on that topic. But who’s playing 

4 Weeks Until Production

4 Weeks Until Production

Hello Friends — We are just 4 weeks out from shooting. 4 weeks. It sounds like a long time, but it will be here in a blink. We’ve toured the location — one of the sound stages at Television City in Hollywood. It’s pretty freaking 

Most Glaring Screenplay Problem: Lesson 1

Most Glaring Screenplay Problem: Lesson 1

LESSON 1: UNDERDEVELOPED PLOTS   I love this visual. In fact, I love it so much I thought I would spend 10 articles writing about each category. I came across this image in an email recently (you may have gotten too). Maybe it was the 

Place Called Sacramento Script Deadline: March

Place Called Sacramento Script Deadline: March

Call for Film Scripts – Take a Class to Help

Short-Form Screenwriting Class Begins…

Short-Form Screenwriting Class Begins…

Screenwriting Competition — Now Accepting Screenplays Is your script ready?  Writing screenplays is a beast, so shouldn’t a short screenplay be easier. YES. And I believe they are – if you know what you’re doing. Most people try to do too much in short screenplays. 

My Students Take 50% of the Wins!

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. The winners were announced last week, and though I knew of two, I hadn’t heard about the rest. I was floored. Several students that I 

Build Your Film Resume

Build Your Film Resume

A PLACE CALLED SACRAMENTO — Short Film Competition Access Sacramento hosts this awesome opportunity for film-makers. Each year, Access Sacramento accepts short screenplays (under 10 pages). The scripts are read by a panel of judges and after much consideration, ten finalists are selected to represent!