9 Pieces of Screenwriting Advice from 9 Hollywood Screenwriters

9 Pieces of Screenwriting Advice from 9 Hollywood Screenwriters

What single piece of advice can the screenwriters behind some of Hollywood's past hits offer screenwriters? Welcome to our ongoing...
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The Great Television Writers: Part 15 – Mackenzie Crook

The Great Television Writers: Part 15 – Mackenzie Crook

The original The Office was a great launching pad for new and hitherto undiscovered talent. Its leading man and co-creator,...
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Advice for Film School Graduates from Spike Lee

Advice for Film School Graduates from Spike Lee

What advice does Spike Lee have for film school graduates? Welcome to our ongoing Learning from the Masters and Industry...
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10 Best Bitter Script Reader Videos for Screenwriters

10 Best Bitter Script Reader Videos for Screenwriters

The Bitter Script Reader is an online personality alias for a person who has worked at an agency and production...
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6 Lessons From Screenwriter Scott Neustadter

6 Lessons From Screenwriter Scott Neustadter

You’ve more than likely seen a movie that Scott Neustadter wrote. “500 Days of Summer?” That was one of his...
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The Hero’s Journey Breakdown: The Goonies

The Hero’s Journey Breakdown: The Goonies

How does The Goonies follow Joseph Campbell's Hero's Journey breakdown? Welcome to another installment of our new series A Hero's Journey...
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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…

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