screenwriting

Fade In Pro: Screenwriting’s best kept secret

Fade In Pro: Screenwriting’s best kept secret

If you’ve ever done any kind of screenwriting—be it for dramatic works or even documentary post-scripting—you’ll no doubt have resorted to one of two…

Free moviola.com course for July: Writing dialogue

Free moviola.com course for July: Writing dialogue

Movie and TV characters don’t talk like us; they’re much more interesting. Our conversations are filled with gems like, “Did you see that thing last…

Art vs Advertising: The reality behind my first rejection

Art vs Advertising: The reality behind my first rejection

20 years ago this week I answered the phone – and this is what I learned. Recently, Richard Harrington published an article titled “Why film and video have lost their…

4 Easy Steps to Transmedia Screenwriting

4 Easy Steps to Transmedia Screenwriting

Let’s say you’re a film student or filmmaker and you’re interested in telling a story that will stay with your audience beyond the ‘Fade Out…

7 Reasons to Stop Working on That Script

7 Reasons to Stop Working on That Script

Folks, I’m here to tell you: it’s time to put that script down, unless you can afford to make it with your own money without declaring…

Fountain & Slugline: How to Write Screenplays in 2013

Fountain & Slugline: How to Write Screenplays in 2013

Screenwriting software is not a sexy area of technology development. There are no “game changer” releases like in camera-land. I have yet to see a “one…

10 Screenwriting Tips from Joss Whedon

10 Screenwriting Tips from Joss Whedon

Yeah, that title got your attention didn’t it! Over at Scriptwriting in the UK there’s a nice post with ten detailed tips on screenwriting, by none…

Mariner updates screenwriting software

Mariner updates screenwriting software

Press Release Minneapolis, MN- May 13, 2008- Mariner Software today released Montage 1.5, the only Mac-only screenwriting software developed exclusively for Mac OS X and Leopard. Touted as…