The Hero’s Journey Breakdown: The Last Starfighter

The Hero’s Journey Breakdown: The Last Starfighter

How does The Last Starfighter follow Joseph Campbell's Hero's Journey breakdown? Welcome to another installment of our new series A Hero's...
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15 Simple Screenplay Rules You Need to Know

15 Simple Screenplay Rules You Need to Know

This is a guest post by Ken Miyamoto from ScreenCraft. There are lessons to master about story, structure, and characterization...
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‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Pilot Episode Breakdown & Script Download

‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Pilot Episode Breakdown & Script Download

One of the best ways to learn how to write a great TV Pilot is to read and analyze successful...
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The 38 Most Common Spec Script Problems (300 Scripts Analyzed)

The 38 Most Common Spec Script Problems (300 Scripts Analyzed)

Spec scripts are a big part of how movies and tv shows get made. But writing a script "on spec"...
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6 Screenwriting Tips from Writing Duo Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg

6 Screenwriting Tips from Writing Duo Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg

Screenwriting advice can be found everywhere. Today we turn to one of Hollywood's most successful screenwriting and producing duos behind...
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What to Expect from Your Manager, Agent and Lawyer

What to Expect from Your Manager, Agent and Lawyer

How important is it for a screenwriter to have a manager? What do literary agents do, exactly? When do you...
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Roadmap's Diversity Initiative Competition

Next Deadline: January 25th, 2021
Final Deadline: January 25th, 2021

TSL Free Screenplay Contest

Next Deadline: April 30th, 2021
Final Deadline: July 31st, 2021

Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards

Next Deadline: February 9th, 2021
Final Deadline: May 4th, 2021

ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship

Next Deadline: January 31st, 2021
Final Deadline: February 28th, 2021

Diverse Voices

Next Deadline: February 15th, 2021
Final Deadline: April 15th, 2021

HollyShorts Screenwriting Competition

Next Deadline: January 24th, 2021
Final Deadline: May 22nd, 2021