Category Archives: Screenwriting

Jen Grisanti (HuffPost): Story: Momentum + Mindset = Achievement

You can find the full story here and key elements below.  Story: Momentum + Mindset = Achievement One of the most important ingredients of a successful story is momentum. When you mix momentum with mindset, you root for the achievement of

Jen Grisanti (HuffPost): Story: Momentum + Mindset = Achievement

You can find the full story here and key elements below.  Story: Momentum + Mindset = Achievement One of the most important ingredients of a successful story is momentum. When you mix momentum with mindset, you root for the achievement of

Best movie 2014: “Calvary” brings in a cavalry of Irish talent at its best

I’ve been meaning to write for a while now but what finally prodded me wasn’t political, cultural, or anything other than what motivated me to write in the first place: a damn good story. “Calvary” is ferocious and fearless. It

Best movie 2014: “Calvary” brings in a cavalry of Irish talent at its best

I’ve been meaning to write for a while now but what finally prodded me wasn’t political, cultural, or anything other than what motivated me to write in the first place: a damn good story. “Calvary” is ferocious and fearless. It

Reblogged from Austin Film Festival: Todd Linden’s Journey since winning the 2006 AFF Comedy Teleplay

The main point to take from all this, is that you never know what might lead to your big break, or more importantly, when it might happen.

Reblogged from Austin Film Festival: Todd Linden’s Journey since winning the 2006 AFF Comedy Teleplay

The main point to take from all this, is that you never know what might lead to your big break, or more importantly, when it might happen.

Reblogged from Teresa Jusino’s “The Fray Project: Research and Writing Fellowships”: Castle and Grimm spec scripts

Originally posted on The Teresa Jusino Experience:
Hello, everyone! And I was doing SO well. 🙂 But I missed Tuesday’s post, which was supposed to be a Writing post. So, I’m doing it today. Sorry about that. On Sunday, I…

Reblogged from Teresa Jusino’s “The Fray Project: Research and Writing Fellowships”: Castle and Grimm spec scripts

Originally posted on The Teresa Jusino Experience:
Hello, everyone! And I was doing SO well. 🙂 But I missed Tuesday’s post, which was supposed to be a Writing post. So, I’m doing it today. Sorry about that. On Sunday, I…

ALL Oscar contending screenplays available online

For a limited time, “Lincoln,” “Ted,” “Amour,” “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” and many more available here http://bit.ly/TIcdnC.

ALL Oscar contending screenplays available online

For a limited time, “Lincoln,” “Ted,” “Amour,” “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” and many more available here http://bit.ly/TIcdnC.

“Balls of Steel: What Makes Writers Fail” or “What If…You Believed in Yourself”

Great post I discovered in my inbox from Script magazine, “Balls of Steel: What Makes Writers Fail.”  Plenty of articles on writing good scripts but no one can claim on knowing how to break in. Here, the author doesn’t even

“Balls of Steel: What Makes Writers Fail” or “What If…You Believed in Yourself”

Great post I discovered in my inbox from Script magazine, “Balls of Steel: What Makes Writers Fail.”  Plenty of articles on writing good scripts but no one can claim on knowing how to break in. Here, the author doesn’t even

Action sequences should be like musical numbers, when words can no longer contain emotion: Simon Kinberg

The anti-Michael Bay scripts of Simon Kinberg.  Bay shot Transformers 3 during writer’s strike, and admitted he used the plot and dialogue as fillers for action scenes he filmed. Whereas Kinberg and John Woo believe action reflects character. Prep, prep,

Action sequences should be like musical numbers, when words can no longer contain emotion: Simon Kinberg

The anti-Michael Bay scripts of Simon Kinberg.  Bay shot Transformers 3 during writer’s strike, and admitted he used the plot and dialogue as fillers for action scenes he filmed. Whereas Kinberg and John Woo believe action reflects character. Prep, prep,