Indie Filmmaking for Screenwriters: Part I The Beginning


I’m making a movie.  It’s called Masters of Romance.  Filmmakers like to tell you how hard it is to get a movie made and it can be; I’ve experienced it.  But let me tell you, this movie-making experience has far Continue reading

How Screenwriters Can Contribute to Greater Diversity in Hollywood


There’s been a lot of controversy this past year about diversity in Hollywood.  The Oscars especially have been blasted for a lack of diversity in their actor nominees.  The representation of women in film has also been a major focus, Continue reading

4 Elements in Preparing to Pitch Your Screenplay


Quite a few of you recently mentioned that you are struggling with pitching.  My first recommendation would be to watch Pitch-Catch on my YouTube channel.  There are some excellent examples of pitches that work and others that require a little Continue reading

Go to Zero to Get Back on Track


Writing for Hollywood is not always going to be easy and as with any art form, it comes with periods of self-doubt or frustration.  It’s easy to get frustrated when we’re waiting for projects to be greenlit or we’re working Continue reading