Some of us might remember a time when movies didn’t have ratings and we would get away with watching movies that certainly were not for our age bracket. But I’m sure most of us remember our parents forbidding us to see a certain movie because it wasn’t appropriate. So what’s all that about? Did they […]
Christopher Nolan’s Writing Process
Christopher Nolan is behind some of the most successful movies ever made. He is undoubtedly one of the most respected filmmakers in the world and has been for over two decades. He’s directed dozens of movies and has written just as many. Some of his most successful movies include: The Dark Knight (2008), Batman Begins […]
What Is Ghostwriting? How Do You Get Ghostwriting Jobs?
No matter if you’re new to Hollywood or have been in this industry for a while, you probably heard of the term “ghostwriter.” You might even have been approached to ghostwrite a story or have hired a ghostwriter yourself (or considered doing so). In general, ghostwriting is any writing you do without credit. Ghostwriting is […]
The “Save The Cat” 10 Types of Movies
“Save The Cat” by Blake Snyder is a screenwriting book that takes a different approach than most screenwriting books who mainly talk about the 3-act structure. “Save The Cat” breaks the story into 15 beats versus a 3-act structure offering writers more support and guidance in the outlining and writing of their script. Blake Snyder […]
What’s The Difference Between Original Screenplay and Adapted Screenplay?
You most likely know that there are different types of screenplays in the movie industry. In the past few years, one specific screenplay has become more and more popular: the adapted screenplay. But what exactly is an adaptation when compared to an original screenplay and how do you write each? The original screenplay is a […]
How Is My Script Judged in Competitions? | Script Judging Criteria
Like many emerging writers, you have submitted your script to a competition. Congratulations! But you’re well aware that while you submitted the script today, the winners are only announced months from now. So, what exactly happens in the meantime and how is your screenplay judged in a screenwriting contest? There are seven important criteria that […]