Tag: screenwriting tips

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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Honest Talk About Connections In Hollywood – Markus Redmond

Honest Talk About Connections In Hollywood – Markus Redmond

Film Courage: Markus regarding connections, I have a quote here (I don’t know who said it) “Connections are good but nobody is going to put their business in jeopardy because of a connection.” Markus Redmond, Writer/Director/Actor: That’s absolutely…

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When Writing Start With Character and End With Character – Scott Myers

When Writing Start With Character and End With Character – Scott Myers

Film Courage: What does character development entail? Are you writing a backstory? Scott Myers, DePaul University Professor/Screenwriter/Creator Gointothestory.blcklst(dot)com: To me that’s everything, it’s everything. Here is another one of my sayings, you ready? “Begin with character, end with…

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It’s Impossible To Make A Feature Film For $1000 – Mark Harris

It’s Impossible To Make A Feature Film For $1000 – Mark Harris

Film Courage: Three things you wish you’d known before you made your first feature film? Mark Harris, Filmmaker: Oh my gosh, three things I wish I’d known before I made my first feature film? I wish out all…

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This Is What Confuses Screenwriters The Most – Jill Chamberlain

This Is What Confuses Screenwriters The Most – Jill Chamberlain

Film Courage: Jill what are the five biggest mistakes screenwriters make? Jill Chamberlain, Script Consultant/Author/Writer: Well I don’t know if I’m going to do five but off the top of my head? But I will say underestimating the…

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Power Of The Word ‘Feature’ In The Film Business – Andrew Guerrero

Power Of The Word ‘Feature’ In The Film Business – Andrew Guerrero

Film Courage How did you set the budget for the film [COME INTO YOUR OWN]? Andrew Guerrero, Writer/Filmmaker/Actor: Great…a little little nervous to talk about this because…I will…but it’s because I want people to take it seriously and…

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A Writer’s Time: Making The Time To Write – Dr. Ken Atchity [FULL INTERVIEW]

A Writer’s Time: Making The Time To Write – Dr. Ken Atchity [FULL INTERVIEW]

Film Courage: Ken, I have a quote here from the late author Philip Roth and quote is the road to hell is paved with works in progress. Dr. Ken Atchity, Author/Producer: Yes, that’s worse than good intentions. What’s…

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How A Film Student Raised $230,000 For A Short Film – Houston Howard

How A Film Student Raised $230,000 For A Short Film – Houston Howard

Sherrod Sloan, Filmmaker/LA Film School Student: How do we as independent filmmakers use transmedia to elevate our production pitches or when we’re trying to take on investments or get financing for our projects how do we use transmedia…

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