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Calling all COMEDY screenplays! screencraft.org/comedy Featuring judges from Happy Madison, Point Grey, Lionsgate, Warne...
02/08/2020

Calling all COMEDY screenplays!
screencraft.org/comedy

Featuring judges from Happy Madison, Point Grey, Lionsgate, Warner Brothers and more!

Accepting applications! Up to four winners will be flown to LA, set up at the historic Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, and go...
02/07/2020
ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship

Accepting applications! Up to four winners will be flown to LA, set up at the historic Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, and go to Hollywood meetings at Warner Bros., 20th Century Fox, Universal, Sony Pictures, Lionsgate and Netflix.

Enter before the final deadline on February 29th

Meet the 2020 Manager Mentors:

🔥 Adam Kolbrenner, Lit Entertainment, renowned boutique literary management company known for such clients as Nicole Perlman, Aaron Guzikowski, Justin Marks, Greg Russo, Jonathan Mostow and many more!

🔥 Kailey Marsh, Brillstein Entertainment Partners, the management company behind such stars as Brad Pitt, Amy Adams, Rachel Brosnahan, Rachel Weisz, Adam Sandler, Vin Diesel and many more!

🔥 Ari Lubet, 3 Arts Entertainment, the management and production company behind such shows as Orange is the New Black, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Silicon Valley, Parks and Recreation, 30 Rock, The Mindy Project, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Saint George and more. Clients of 3 Arts Entertainment include such legends as Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Aziz Ansari, Maya Rudolph, Kevin Hart, Mindy Kaling, George Lopez, Matt LeBlanc, BJ Novak, James Franco, Charlie Day, and many more!

🔥 Scott Stoops, Good Fear, the management company behind such notable talent as Evan Daugherty, James Duval, Tiffany Dupont and Billy Brown

🔥 Jake Dellman, Verve Talent and Literary Agency, the agency behind many great writers, directors and actors as Colin Trevorrow (Jurassic World), Greg Russo (Mortal Combat), Emily Carmichael (Pacific Rim: Uprising, Jurassic World 3) and many more!

🔥 Tracy Kopulsky, MXN Entertainment, the management company behind such celebrated filmmakers as Diablo Cody, Melina Matsoukas, Jesse Andrews and Amanda Marsalis.

🔥 Alex Platis, Untitled Entertainment, the management company behind such stars as Jared Leto, Penelope Cruz and Naomi Watts.

The ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship connects emerging screenwriters with award-winning Hollywood mentors and meetings at top studios and companies.

The best thing that you can do as a screenwriter is read as many screenplays as you can to see what works best for you a...
02/07/2020
131 Sci-Fi Scripts That Screenwriters Can Download and Study - ScreenCraft

The best thing that you can do as a screenwriter is read as many screenplays as you can to see what works best for you and your stories. Here we present one-hundred and thirty-one Sci-Fi screenplays for you to use as roadmaps to creating your own story.

Ken Miyamoto shares 131 Sci-Fi screenplays that you can use as roadmaps to creating your own science fiction cinematic stories.

If you're not making mistakes, you're not trying.
02/07/2020

If you're not making mistakes, you're not trying.

Keep them coming back.
02/06/2020

Keep them coming back.

"The early years of my career were filled with an incredible amount of fear and anxiety. I always wrote in a clutch." - ...
02/06/2020
Conversations with TV Comedy Writers: Five Surprising Takeaways - ScreenCraft

"The early years of my career were filled with an incredible amount of fear and anxiety. I always wrote in a clutch." - Norman Lear

In writing my latest book on TV comedy writers, I had the opportunity to conduct in-depth interviews with several legendary screenwriters. Here for me, are the most surprising takeaways: 1)...

Writing is a wonderful thing, isn't it?
02/05/2020

Writing is a wonderful thing, isn't it?

Accepting entries! Judges include executives from DreamWorks, Pixar, SPIRITED AWAY, THE SIMPSONS and Nickelodeon! Final ...
02/05/2020
Animation Film and TV Screenplay Contest - ScreenCraft

Accepting entries! Judges include executives from DreamWorks, Pixar, SPIRITED AWAY, THE SIMPSONS and Nickelodeon! Final deadline is February 29th, 2020.

More about our impressive jury:

⭐️ Elizabeth Glass, DreamWorks
Elizabeth works in feature film development at DreamWorks Animation, the production company behind such iconic animated franchises as SHREK, KUNG FU PANDA, SHARK TALE, and MADAGASCAR.

⭐️ Sherley Ibarra, Nickelodeon
Writing Program Director for Nickelodeon Television, the cable channel behind such animated series as SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS, RUGRATS, HEY ARNOLD!, and ROCKO’S MODERN LIFE.

⭐️ Donald H. Hewitt, SPIRITED AWAY
English language screenwriter of Hayao Miyazaki’s critically acclaimed anime films SPIRITED AWAY and MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO.

⭐️ Matthew Luhn, Pixar
A writer, story consultant, and speaker, with over 20 years’ experience creating stories and characters at Pixar Animation Studios, the iconic company behind such projects as TOY STORY, FINDING NEMO, CARS, MONSTERS INC., and THE INCREDIBLES.

⭐️ Taylor Allen, THE SIMPSONS
Award-winning writer of CHAPPAQUIDDICK and producer of THE SIMPSONS, the longest-running primetime series on network television and winner of 34 Emmys.

Learn more and enter here: https://screencraft.org/animation/

Perhaps no other medium of entertainment liberates the writer’s imagination more than animation. From wildly experimental 2D animation, to photo-realistic 3D animation, and everything in between, the medium of animation can allow for many kinds of inventive, visual storytelling. Whether you’re w...

ScreenCraft Film Fund is now open for submissions! 🎉Whether you have a simple screenplay or a film that’s already in pro...
02/05/2020
ScreenCraft Film Fund Grant Program - Accepting Applications Now

ScreenCraft Film Fund is now open for submissions! 🎉

Whether you have a simple screenplay or a film that’s already in production, we want to consider it for our grant program. We consider a range of projects, from standalone screenplays, to fully packaged projects seeking up to $30,000 USD in finishing funds.

In partnership with BondIt Media Capital, ScreenCraft is offering two to four production grants per year to talented filmmakers.

When one door closes, another opens.
02/04/2020

When one door closes, another opens.

Give yourself deadlines.
02/03/2020

Give yourself deadlines.

What are your characters up to?
02/02/2020

What are your characters up to?

Accepting applications! Up to four winners will be flown to LA, set up at the historic Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, and go...
02/01/2020
ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship

Accepting applications! Up to four winners will be flown to LA, set up at the historic Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, and go to Hollywood meetings at Warner Bros., 20th Century Fox, Universal, Sony Pictures, Lionsgate and Netflix.

Enter before the final deadline on February 29th: https://www.screencraft.org/fellowship/

Meet the 2020 Manager Mentors:

🔥 Adam Kolbrenner, Lit Entertainment, renowned boutique literary management company known for such clients as Nicole Perlman, Aaron Guzikowski, Justin Marks, Greg Russo, Jonathan Mostow and many more!

🔥 Kailey Marsh, Brillstein Entertainment Partners, the management company behind such stars as Brad Pitt, Amy Adams, Rachel Brosnahan, Rachel Weisz, Adam Sandler, Vin Diesel and many more!

🔥 Ari Lubet, 3 Arts Entertainment, the management and production company behind such shows as Orange is the New Black, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Silicon Valley, Parks and Recreation, 30 Rock, The Mindy Project, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Saint George and more. Clients of 3 Arts Entertainment include such legends as Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Aziz Ansari, Maya Rudolph, Kevin Hart, Mindy Kaling, George Lopez, Matt LeBlanc, BJ Novak, James Franco, Charlie Day, and many more!

🔥 Scott Stoops, Good Fear, the management company behind such notable talent as Evan Daugherty, James Duval, Tiffany Dupont and Billy Brown

🔥 Jake Dellman, Verve Talent and Literary Agency, the agency behind many great writers, directors and actors as Colin Trevorrow (Jurassic World), Greg Russo (Mortal Combat), Emily Carmichael (Pacific Rim: Uprising, Jurassic World 3) and many more!

🔥 Tracy Kopulsky, MXN Entertainment, the management company behind such celebrated filmmakers as Diablo Cody, Melina Matsoukas, Jesse Andrews and Amanda Marsalis.

🔥 Alex Platis, Untitled Entertainment, the management company behind such stars as Jared Leto, Penelope Cruz and Naomi Watts.

The ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship connects emerging screenwriters with award-winning Hollywood mentors and meetings at top studios and companies.

It's all about balance
02/01/2020

It's all about balance

Words are pretty powerful.
01/31/2020

Words are pretty powerful.

Ever wonder how the structure of adult animation is different than a traditional screenplay? We have the answers.
01/30/2020
The Screenwriter's Approach to Adult Animation - ScreenCraft

Ever wonder how the structure of adult animation is different than a traditional screenplay? We have the answers.

Since the dawn of time, humans have captured their place in the world by drawing stories on walls of stone. Before we had an alphabet to dictate our words, our...

How many coincidences does your script have?
01/29/2020

How many coincidences does your script have?

Accepting entries! Judges include executives from DreamWorks, Pixar, SPIRITED AWAY, THE SIMPSONS and Nickelodeon! Final ...
01/29/2020
Animation Film and TV Screenplay Contest - ScreenCraft

Accepting entries! Judges include executives from DreamWorks, Pixar, SPIRITED AWAY, THE SIMPSONS and Nickelodeon! Final deadline is February 29th, 2020.

More about our impressive jury:

⭐️ Elizabeth Glass, DreamWorks
Elizabeth works in feature film development at DreamWorks Animation, the production company behind such iconic animated franchises as SHREK, KUNG FU PANDA, SHARK TALE, and MADAGASCAR.

⭐️ Sherley Ibarra, Nickelodeon
Writing Program Director for Nickelodeon Television, the cable channel behind such animated series as SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS, RUGRATS, HEY ARNOLD!, and ROCKO’S MODERN LIFE.

⭐️ Donald H. Hewitt, SPIRITED AWAY
English language screenwriter of Hayao Miyazaki’s critically acclaimed anime films SPIRITED AWAY and MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO.

⭐️ Matthew Luhn, Pixar
A writer, story consultant, and speaker, with over 20 years’ experience creating stories and characters at Pixar Animation Studios, the iconic company behind such projects as TOY STORY, FINDING NEMO, CARS, MONSTERS INC., and THE INCREDIBLES.

⭐️ Taylor Allen, THE SIMPSONS
Award-winning writer of CHAPPAQUIDDICK and producer of THE SIMPSONS, the longest-running primetime series on network television and winner of 34 Emmys.

Learn more and enter here: https://screencraft.org/animation/

Perhaps no other medium of entertainment liberates the writer’s imagination more than animation. From wildly experimental 2D animation, to photo-realistic 3D animation, and everything in between, the medium of animation can allow for many kinds of inventive, visual storytelling. Whether you’re w...

Congratulations to #ScreenCraft Fellowship winner Anya Meksin whose first staff TV writing job was for this show, which ...
01/29/2020
‘In From The Cold’ Spy Drama Series Starring Margarita Levieva Greenlighted By Netflix

Congratulations to #ScreenCraft Fellowship winner Anya Meksin whose first staff TV writing job was for this show, which just got the green light from Netflix! 🟢

https://deadline.com/2020/01/in-from-the-cold-netflisx-spy-drama-series-margarita-levieva-star-thriller-supernatural-1202844543/

EXCLUSIVE: Margarita Levieva is set to headline In From the Cold, an international spy thriller drama with a supernatural bent, which has received an eight-episode series order by Netflix. In the s…

What are you characters like?
01/28/2020

What are you characters like?

It's worth it, but it's not easy.
01/27/2020

It's worth it, but it's not easy.

Accepting applications. ALL of last year‘s winners signed with Hollywood literary managers!⁠ 🔥Up to four winners will...
01/27/2020

Accepting applications. ALL of last year‘s winners signed with Hollywood literary managers!⁠ 🔥

Up to four winners will receive:⁠
✈️ LA Airfare and Lodging at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel⁠
⭐️ Hollywood meetings at Warner Bros., 20th Century Fox, Universal, Sony Pictures, Lionsgate and Netflix.⁠
🤝 Three months of 1-on-1 Consultation and Creative Development⁠

Enter before the regular deadline on January 31st: https://www.screencraft.org/fellowship/

Meet the 2020 Manager Mentors:

🔥 Adam Kolbrenner, Lit Entertainment, renowned boutique literary management company known for such clients as Nicole Perlman, Aaron Guzikowski, Justin Marks, Greg Russo, Jonathan Mostow and many more!

🔥 Kailey Marsh, Brillstein Entertainment Partners, the management company behind such stars as Brad Pitt, Amy Adams, Rachel Brosnahan, Rachel Weisz, Adam Sandler, Vin Diesel and many more!

🔥 Ari Lubet, 3 Arts Entertainment, the management and production company behind such shows as Orange is the New Black, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Silicon Valley, Parks and Recreation, 30 Rock, The Mindy Project, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Saint George and more. Clients of 3 Arts Entertainment include such legends as Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Aziz Ansari, Maya Rudolph, Kevin Hart, Mindy Kaling, George Lopez, Matt LeBlanc, BJ Novak, James Franco, Charlie Day, and many more!

🔥 Scott Stoops, Good Fear, the management company behind such notable talent as Evan Daugherty, James Duval, Tiffany Dupont and Billy Brown

🔥 Jake Dellman, Verve Talent and Literary Agency, the agency behind many great writers, directors and actors as Colin Trevorrow (Jurassic World), Greg Russo (Mortal Combat), Emily Carmichael (Pacific Rim: Uprising, Jurassic World 3) and many more!

🔥 Tracy Kopulsky, MXN Entertainment, the management company behind such celebrated filmmakers as Diablo Cody, Melina Matsoukas, Jesse Andrews and Amanda Marsalis.

🔥 Alex Platis, Untitled Entertainment, the management company behind such stars as Jared Leto, Penelope Cruz and Naomi Watts.

WriterDuet is a real-time collaborative, professional, ridiculously fun-to-use screenwriting software.Check out both fre...
01/27/2020
WriterDuet: Professional Screenwriting Software

WriterDuet is a real-time collaborative, professional, ridiculously fun-to-use screenwriting software.

Check out both free and pro versions here: https://screencraft.org/writerduet/

WriterDuet is a free professional screenwriting software used by top Hollywood screenwriters for writing and formatting TV scripts and film screenplays. There's a free version and a pro version. Sign up today!

No Film School
01/27/2020
No Film School

No Film School

R.I.P. Academy Award winning filmmaker, Kobe Bryant.

What keeps your story together?
01/26/2020

What keeps your story together?

Trim the fat.
01/25/2020

Trim the fat.

Accepting applications!⁠Up to four winners will receive:⁠✈️ LA Airfare and Lodging at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel⁠⭐️ H...
01/24/2020
ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship

Accepting applications!⁠

Up to four winners will receive:⁠
✈️ LA Airfare and Lodging at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel⁠
⭐️ Hollywood meetings at Warner Bros., 20th Century Fox, Universal, Sony Pictures, Lionsgate and Netflix.⁠
🤝 Three months of 1-on-1 Consultation and Creative Development⁠

Enter before the regular deadline on January 31st: https://www.screencraft.org/fellowship/

Meet the 2020 Manager Mentors:

🔥 Adam Kolbrenner, Lit Entertainment, renowned boutique literary management company known for such clients as Nicole Perlman, Aaron Guzikowski, Justin Marks, Greg Russo, Jonathan Mostow and many more!

🔥 Kailey Marsh, Brillstein Entertainment Partners, the management company behind such stars as Brad Pitt, Amy Adams, Rachel Brosnahan, Rachel Weisz, Adam Sandler, Vin Diesel and many more!

🔥 Ari Lubet, 3 Arts Entertainment, the management and production company behind such shows as Orange is the New Black, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Silicon Valley, Parks and Recreation, 30 Rock, The Mindy Project, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Saint George and more. Clients of 3 Arts Entertainment include such legends as Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Aziz Ansari, Maya Rudolph, Kevin Hart, Mindy Kaling, George Lopez, Matt LeBlanc, BJ Novak, James Franco, Charlie Day, and many more!

🔥 Scott Stoops, Good Fear, the management company behind such notable talent as Evan Daugherty, James Duval, Tiffany Dupont and Billy Brown

🔥 Jake Dellman, Verve Talent and Literary Agency, the agency behind many great writers, directors and actors as Colin Trevorrow (Jurassic World), Greg Russo (Mortal Combat), Emily Carmichael (Pacific Rim: Uprising, Jurassic World 3) and many more!

🔥 Tracy Kopulsky, MXN Entertainment, the management company behind such celebrated filmmakers as Diablo Cody, Melina Matsoukas, Jesse Andrews and Amanda Marsalis.

🔥 Alex Platis, Untitled Entertainment, the management company behind such stars as Jared Leto, Penelope Cruz and Naomi Watts.

The ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship connects emerging screenwriters with award-winning Hollywood mentors and meetings at top studios and companies.

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The Inspiring Meaning of Hollywood and Movie Star One of the most popular — and best-named books — ever written about Hollywood was Harold Robbins’s novel The Dream Merchants. Published in 1949, the novel dramatizes the struggle of a pioneer to create a film studio in early Hollywood. The title exactly captures the meaning and importance of Hollywood. Films dramatise or concretise, arguably better than any other art form, the potential of what men, women and life can be. Film and television are collaborative art forms. While producers, directors, writers, cinematographers, and so on down the credits, all have important roles in creating the dreams and visions captured in a film or television show, I want to focus on the especiallyimportant role of actors. Actors are performance artists who create concrete, physical representations of individual men and women in action. Actors bring fictional (and often real-life or historical) characters and their stories to life before our eyes and minds, but there is one specific type of actor that stands out from all others. The Star. Let’s investigate the meaning and importance of the Star by focusing on what was the most popular film and television genre of them all. The Western. Continue reading the published version of this article
The Seed&Spark campaign for Homebody Pictures and Wild Obscura Films' new horror film, THE THAW, is now live! This script by Sarah Wisner, based on Vermont folklore and set in the bleak, cold late 19th century, is a finalist for the current ScreenCraft Film Fund. Give the film a look and see why it's gotten so much interest already!