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How do Pro Screenwriters Make Money Today?

How do screenwriters make money? There are about seven ways that screenwriters make money. We will discuss all of them in this article. Keep reading. Contrary to popular belief, it’s not always the flat-out purchase of a script that keeps screenwriters’ bills paid. It might be the headline, but this big purchase is broken into […]

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 […]

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