Screen Writing

  • The Beginner's Guide to Writing Screenplays

    Beginner screenwriters will find numerous books on the shelves of their local book stores promising to teach them how to write a screenplay. With so many different views on screenwriting, it is often hard to know what to believe. Here is a look at how...
    By Shawn S. Lealos September 26, 2011 

  • Working With Genres When Writing a Screenplay

    Genre often plays into film scripts quite a bit because of the common audiences they pull in. How to employ the elements of different genres when working on your screenplay.
    By Shane Burley August 15, 2011 

  • Tips for Writing a Script to a Short Film

    Short film scripts can be difficult as we don't usually see a lot of short films in general, and they have some dramatic differences from features. Here are some tips on how to write a short form screenplay that you want to produce.
    By Shane Burley August 11, 2011 

  • Freedom Through Restraint: The Vows of Dogme 95

    Out of northern Europe we received a commandment to return film to a form of realistic honesty. The Dogme 95 movement intends to do this by rejecting the modern staples of film.
    By Shane Burley July 4, 2011 

  • Developing a Short Film Idea

    The short film is a unique medium, so there are certain things to consider when coming up with an idea for one.
    By Shane Burley July 1, 2011 

  • How to Write a Query Letter to a Screenwriting Agent

    You can't just mail your completed screenplay to a producer and wait for a reply. Producers don’t entertain new screenplays unless they come through screenwriting agents. Screenwriting agents don’t entertain screenwriters who don’t...
    By Kumara Velu June 27, 2011 

  • Tips for Dealing With Screenwriting Agents

    Screenwriters have a special relationship with the industry because they are often seen less. Much dealing are filtered through agents. Here are some tips about how to manage the relationship with screenwriting agents.
    By Shane Burley May 25, 2011 

  • Preview of Screenwriting Expo in Los Angeles

    Writing is a lonely business. Unlike working in an office, there are few people to talk to and exchange ideas. So don't be afraid to get out of your insular writing shell and talk to fellow screen play authors at this year's excellent value Screenwriting...
    By Kittihawk May 23, 2011 

  • Here is a Look at the Use of the Three Act Structure in Screenwriting

    It should never be said that there is a hard line structure to how the story of a screenplay should be, but there is a generally known structure that is mostly common in feature filmmaking. This will outline the three act structure as it is commonly used...
    By Shane Burley May 22, 2011 

  • The Best Free Screenplay Programs for Your Computer

    Here is a look at the best screenplay software programs out there.
    By Shane Burley May 20, 2011 
showing 1-10 of 64 < Previous   |   page: 1   2   3   4   5  ...   |   Next >