How Christopher Nolan Develops Movie Concepts

How Christopher Nolan Develops Movie Concepts

How does a writer/director like Christopher Nolan choose his movie concepts?Welcome to our ongoing Learning from the Masters and Industry Insiders series
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The Hero’s Journey Breakdown: Big Trouble in Little China

The Hero’s Journey Breakdown: Big Trouble in Little China

How does Big Trouble in Little China follow Joseph Campbell's Hero's Journey breakdown?Welcome to another installment of our series A Hero's
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Ultimate Screenwriting Guide: Write-At-Home Survival Kit

Ultimate Screenwriting Guide: Write-At-Home Survival Kit

In this blog post we present a comprehensive collection of inspiration, information, guidance and tools that you can use to
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Slamdance Readers’ Top Advice for Emerging Screenwriters

Slamdance Readers’ Top Advice for Emerging Screenwriters

With over 4000 submissions each year across its Feature, Short, TV Pilot and Horror/Thriller categories, readers for the Slamdance Screenplay
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The Story Behind The Screenplay: All About Eve

The Story Behind The Screenplay: All About Eve

In a new series, Martin Keady, our resident cinema historian, examines the origins behind some of cinema’s greatest screenplays. This
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The Great Television Writers: Roddy Doyle

The Great Television Writers: Roddy Doyle

Roddy Doyle is one of the master-writers of modern times, one of those supreme (and supremely rare) talents who seem
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The Best Screenplay Competitions and Resources with Success Stories

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It can feel like a longshot when submitting to screenwriting competitions, especially if you live outside of a major film…

Spoiler Alert! Why Our Brains Love Plot Twists

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3 Common Film Festival Myths Debunked

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What are some of the most common film festival myths that screenwriters and filmmakers believe in, but aren't true? Welcome…

Screenwriting Tips on Writing Action That Pops

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What are some simple screenwriting tips on writing action that pops off of the page and engages the reader? Welcome…

UPCOMING COMPETITION DEADLINES


ScreenCraft Sci-Fi & Fantasy Screenwriting Competition

Next Deadline: March 31st, 2020
Final Deadline: March 31st, 2020

The Golden Script Competition

Next Deadline: March 29th, 2020
Final Deadline: March 29th, 2020

Inroads Fellowship

Next Deadline: March 31st, 2020
Final Deadline: March 31st, 2020

Broaden Your Horizons

Next Deadline: March 31st, 2020
Final Deadline: March 31st, 2020

Creative World Awards

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Final Deadline: March 31st, 2020

TSL Free Screenplay Contest

Next Deadline: March 31st, 2020
Final Deadline: June 30th, 2020