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The Script Lab Podcast: Impractical Jokers: The Movie Director & Funny or Die Founder Chris Henchy

If you're a fan of the hidden camera TV show Impractical Jokers, you won't want to miss this podcast with
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The Good Genre Guide: Rom-Coms

The Good Genre Guide: Rom-Coms

In a new series, Martin Keady, our resident cinema historian, examines a particular cinematic genre each month, exploring what makes
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The Script Lab Podcast: TROOP ZERO & BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD writer Lucy Alibar

The Script Lab Podcast: TROOP ZERO & BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD writer Lucy Alibar

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Screenwriting and Filmmaking Wisdom from Akira Kurosawa

What are some words of screenwriting wisdom from director Akira Kurosawa?Welcome to our ongoing Learning from the Masters and Industry
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Watch and Learn from Literary Manager Scott Carr

Watch and Learn from Literary Manager Scott Carr

So many aspiring screenwriters are like horses at a starting gate, eager to burst loose, captivate a crowd’s attention, and
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10 Inspirational Screenwriting and Directing Tips from Two-Time Oscar Nominee Agnieszka Holland

10 Inspirational Screenwriting and Directing Tips from Two-Time Oscar Nominee Agnieszka Holland

It was a delight for me to sit down for an episode of The Filmmakers Podcast and chat with twice-Oscar-nominated
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Final Deadline: May 8th, 2020

ScreenCraft Sci-Fi & Fantasy Screenwriting Competition

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Final Deadline: March 31st, 2020

ScreenCraft Comedy Contest

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Final Deadline: April 30th, 2020

Shore Scripts Short Film Fund

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ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship

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Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition

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