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12 Things A Producer Looks For In A Screenplay

12 Things A Producer Looks For In A Screenplay

Jay Silverman: it’s either on the page or it’s not on the page. Scott Kirkpatrick: This whole industry doesn’t exist with people twiddling their thumbs waiting for the right script to drop into their hands. Stanley Brooks: Well…

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Self-Motivated Speculative Writing Is The Secret To Success In Hollywood – Patricia Vidal Delgado

Self-Motivated Speculative Writing Is The Secret To Success In Hollywood – Patricia Vidal Delgado

Film Courage: Do you remember something that was said to you in one of these UCLA writing classes which you never forgot? Patricia Vidal Delgado, Writer/Director: Yes, definitely. Richard Walter [recently retired Professor and Associate and Interim Dean…

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There Are Only Two Screenwriting Rules – Travis Seppala

There Are Only Two Screenwriting Rules – Travis Seppala

Travis Seppala, Screenwriter/Author: Tip #2… Film Courage: Okay…so Tip #2 – There are only two screenwriting rules? Travis: Yes, so I’ve got in my book here [365: A Year Of Screenwriting Tips] I’ve even got them labeled for…

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How Loneliness Can Drive An Artist – Phillip G. Carroll, Jr.

How Loneliness Can Drive An Artist – Phillip G. Carroll, Jr.

Film Courage: Why do you want to make movies to help people feel less isolated? Phillip G. Carroll, Jr., Writer/Director of THE HONEYMOON PHASE: I think one of my core drives as a person is loneliness. Growing up…

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5 Lessons To Help Filmmakers Make A Feature Film – Antoine Allen

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Antione Allen: How you doing guys today? We’re gonna cover a few things on this podcast Working Outside of the System only on Film Courage. This first episode I’m gonna show you how I got to my second…

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Business and Craft Of Screenwriting – Corey Mandell [FULL INTERVIEW]

Business and Craft Of Screenwriting – Corey Mandell [FULL INTERVIEW]

Film Courage: The question is what’s required to sell your script in the current marketplace? The last time we visited with you Cory you talked to us about this ‘six script cycles’ and having pitch-perfect authentic scripts. Have…

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Advice To Filmmakers Preparing To Make Their First Feature Film – Ben Medina

Advice To Filmmakers Preparing To Make Their First Feature Film – Ben Medina

Film Courage: Let’s say we brought you in to address a room of 20 students and they’re about to make their first feature. They’ve already made a few short films. What are you telling them? What’s your advice…

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If You Want To Be In The Movie Business You Have To Get On Set – Brad Sykes

If You Want To Be In The Movie Business You Have To Get On Set – Brad Sykes

Film Courage: What was your first job in film and television when you arrived in Los Angeles? Brad Sykes, Filmmaker: The first movie job I ever had was on movie called KISS THE GIRLS which was this Paramount…

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5 Tips For Making Your First Micro Budget Feature Film – Jack Peterson

5 Tips For Making Your First Micro Budget Feature Film – Jack Peterson

What’s up? This is Jack Peterson. I recently finished my first feature film which is called SAWGRASS and I’m making this video at the request of Film Courage. So this is just going to be 5 tips for…

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It’s Better To Work With Hollywood Than Against It – Daniel Stamm

It’s Better To Work With Hollywood Than Against It – Daniel Stamm

Film Courage: Someone on Twitter had responded to a Tweet that we sent out. The Tweet was one of our videos which was “Which scripts does Hollywood want? Most screenwriters are writing the wrong ones.” So we had…

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