Utilizing Your Personal and Emotional Journey as a Catalyst in Your Writing (From Script)

In this week’s round up from Script magazine, writing tips on how to harness your personal and emotional journey in your writing from “Only Murders in the Building” co-creator John Hoffman, “Ted Lasso” writer Jane Becker, and “Next Exit” writer-director Mali Elfman. Creating the Murder Mystery Comedy with “Only Murders in the Building” Co-Creator and … Read more

Adapting True Crime and True Stories for Television (From Script)

In this week’s round up brought to us by Script magazine, exclusive interviews with writers and showrunners Robert Siegel and DV DeVincentis (“Pam & Tommy”), Patrick Macmanus and Liz Hannah (“The Grill from Plainville”) who both have taken creative liberties in adapting true stories for a limited series. Plus, invaluable tips in this month’s “Ask … Read more

Exploring Norse Mythology and Nordic Folklore in Storytelling (From Script)

In this week’s round up brought to us by Script magazine, read an exclusive interview with The Northman screenwriters Sjón and Robert Eggers and The Twin horror film screenwriters Taneli Mustonen and Aleksi Hyvärinen. Plus, catch up on Script contributor Tom Stempels film reviews of The Outfit, The Lost City, Everything Everywhere All at Onceand … Read more

Understanding the Business of Hollywood and Screenwriting Contracts (From Script)

This week’s round up brought to us by Script magazine, glean practical insight about screenwriting contracts, collaboration agreements, non-disclosures, and open writing assignments. Plus, learn the secret strategies composers utilize in songwriting and how you can use the music method to elevate your storytelling. It Depends – The Underbelly of the Business of Hollywood – … Read more

Female Trailblazers in Screenwriting and Filmmaking (From Script)

In this week’s round up brought to us by Script magazine, read an exclusive interview with innovative visionary Think-Alike Impact Production founder Danielle Turkov Wilson, and meet prolific screenwriting trailblazer Clara Beranger who started her career in talkies to join the original faculty at University of Southern California to create a School of Cinematic Arts. … Read more

Movie History, Character Development and Writing to Theme (From Script)

In this week’s round up brought to us by Script magazine, learn how the NAACP mobilized in 1915 to protest the showing of DW Griffith’s film The Birth of a Nationinterviews with independent filmmakers on character development and writing to theme, and more! The Art of Adapting the True Story – An Interview with Actor/Screenwriter … Read more

A Visit to the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures (From Script)

In this week’s round up brought to us by Script magazine, TV and film reviews from Script contributor Tom Stempel, interviews with independent filmmakers, and Script contributor Sonya Alexander visits the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures and speaks with Chief Artistic and Programming Officer Jacqueline Stewart. UNDERSTANDING SCREENWRITING: Variety is the Spice of Life A24 … Read more

Writing Engaging Character Introductions (From Script)

In this week’s round up brought to us by Script magazine, learn craft techniques on how to master writing character introductions, meet author and screenwriter Lexie Bean and an exclusive interview with horror-comedy Studio 666 screenwriters Jeff Buhler and Rebecca Hughes. Writing Engaging Character Introductions Photo by Michele K. Short, HBO Script contributor Kira-Anne Pelican, … Read more

SXSW Film Festival and Female Screenwriters and Directors (From Script)

In this week’s round up brought to us by Script magazine, Script‘s editor attends the SXSW Film Festival in person; learn about screenwriting trailblazer Hope Loring whose film Wings won the first Academy Award; learn about different perspectives, tools, to keep your writing moving forward. Plus, exclusive interviews with “Minx” TV writer and creator Ellen … Read more

Navigating Indie Filmmaking and Storytelling (From Script)

In this week’s round up brought to us by Script magazine, interviews with independent filmmakers whose short films and features have premiered at Sundance and SXSW. Plus, a new Reckless Creatives Podcast episode with Watcher screenwriter and producer Zack Ford. INDIE SPOTLIGHT: An Interview with SXSW Short Film Radical Honesty Screenwriter Allison Goldfarb and Director … Read more