Indie Filmmaking for Screenwriters: Part I The Beginning

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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

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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

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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

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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