5 things to learn from the Seinfeld TV spec script that went viral
If you want to be a TV writer, you need to write a spec script -- that's your own personal episode of a popular TV show.
So, like many fledgling TV writers, Billy Domineau -- who works as a tutor -- paid his dues to the spec gods and crafted his own TV spec script. But unlike most writers, Domineau took a big risk. He wrote an episode of ...
How a “stupid” cat movie saved screenwriter Matt Allen’s life
In person, screenwriter Matt Allen is a friendly, attractive man with salt and pepper stubble, and a cat-that-ate-the-canary grin. Little did I know when I went to meet him at Pete’s Coffee in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Westwood that he would reveal an outrageous story of survival that’s probably only possible inside the magical bubble of Hollywood.
Into the Forest’s Patricia Rozema on creating character-driven drama
The Ellen Page thriller Into the Forest is like most indie films in that character - not plot or action sequences – fuels the movie’s central story arc. Here are 5 tips according to writer/director Patricia Rozema to distinguish your character- driven indie film from the rest.