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10 Things Producers Look for in a Script?

In the film industry, the people who can make or break your career in screenwriting are producers. If you can write a screenplay while keeping in mind what producers are looking for, you’re much more likely to have your script bought or optioned. In this article, we’ll give you a list of the main things […]

Do production companies buy scripts? (What, Why and How)

With superhero films taking over, what’s the point of creating an original spec script idea? Are production companies even still buying scripts from writers? Here’s what you need to know. After researching all the script sales from 2020’s data, this is what I’ve found. Do production companies buy scripts? Yes, production companies buy screenplays. In […]

Spec Script vs. Shooting Script: Every Single Difference

There are two different types of screenplays: spec scripts and shooting scripts. As a screenwriter, you’ll typically be writing in the spec script format. In this article, we’ll review every single difference between spec scripts and shooting scripts, helping you understand how to format the screenplays you write in the appropriate format. The Main Difference […]

How Much Should I Charge for Writing a Screenplay?

As a screenwriter, your ultimate goal is to be able to make a living from screenwriting. I’m talking money. So how much money should you charge when you’re lucky enough to be hired for screenwriting work? Just a heads up we will be answering the question for freelance screenwriters only screenwriters without agents or managers […]

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