Screenwriting & Filmmaking Inspiration

Screenwriting & Filmmaking Inspiration

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Screenwriting – do you live and breathe it? Do you have a story that you need to get out of your head?  Is becoming a paid screenwriter part of your dream?

Maybe you wat creative control over your vision and want to write & direct films?

Either way, there are over 400 links below to screenwriting and filmmaking advice to help guide you along on your  Hollywood or Independant film career.

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Script Magic #57
Check out “Anatomy of a Script” on YouTube from the Writers Guild Foundation.

https://www.youtube.com/user/WGFoundation/featured

Script Magic #59
Scripts & Scribes: where storytellers share their voices.

http://www.scriptsandscribes.com/

Script Magic #66
Check out MovieBytes for screenwriting contests and markets:

http://www.moviebytes.com/

Script Magic #73
“Don’t Write Like A Girl!”

http://www.scriptmag.com/features/breaking-dont-write-like-girl

Script Magic #82
Check out “Screenwriting Tutorials” for video lessons on screenwriting. https://tutorials.screenwritersuniversity.com/

Script Magic #142
Want to write for TV or a web series? Check out Larry Brody’s TVWriter.net for tips and online classes/contests.

Script Magic #143
The Inside Pitch: A forum for screenwriters, filmmakers & creative types to ask and answer questions and exchange ideas and information about the craft & business of movie making. https://www.facebook.com/groups/theinsidepitch/

Script Magic #144
“Nobody Wants To Read Your Sh*t!”
http://www.stevenpressfield.com/

Script Magic #145
Official screenwriting blog of the Black List:
Offers insight into developing the craft of screenwriting alongside highlighting events and professional advice that will help scriptwriters get their screenplay picked up.
http://gointothestory.blcklst.com/

Script Magic #146
Stage 32: the world’s largest social network and educational hub for film, television & theater creatives.
https://www.stage32.com/

Script Magic #147
Roadmap Writers
Equipping screenwriters with the tools and training needed to take their projects to the next level.
http://www.roadmapwriters.com/

Script Magic #148
Inside the Actors Studio
Understanding stars, one episode at a time.
http://www.bravotv.com/inside-the-actors-studio

Script Magic #149
Screenwriting Advice, in Six Seconds or Less
http://www.newyorker.com/culture/culture-desk/screenwriting-advice-in-six-seconds-or-less

Script Magic #150
SimplyScripts: The premier resource for scripts, screenplays, and transcripts on the net.

http://www.simplyscripts.com/

Script Magic #151
RawScripts: Free, online screenwriting software. Screenplays are private, secure, and accessible from any computer.

https://www.rawscripts.com/

Script Magic #152
Zoetrope: a global creative community, hosting workshops where writers, filmmakers, and other artists share their work and improve their craft. (relaunched 2016 to include short films)

https://www.zoetrope.com/

Script Magic #153
Seventh Sanctum: a source for random generators of ideas, from story concepts to science fiction weapons to incredibly silly spells.

http://www.seventhsanctum.com/

Script Magic #154
Internet Movie Firearms: when you need the right gun for your character’s job.

http://www.imfdb.org/wiki/Main_Page

Script Magic #157
Real-time screenplay collaboration online with WriterDuet: https://screencraft.org/writerduet/

Script Magic #158
Learn how to write a pilot episode for TV or web series (it’s FREE starts Aug 1st):
https://www.coursera.org/learn/script-writing

Script Magic #159
The 3 Key Psychological Hooks to Creating Compelling Characters: http://nofilmschool.com/2016/07/3-key-psychological-hooks-creating-compelling-characters

Script Magic #160
How to Use These 7 Pixar Story Hacks On Your Screenplay: http://screenwritingumagazine.com/2016/06/17/use-7-pixar-story-tricks-screenplay/

Script Magic #161
Need a poisonous plant for your story?
http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/plantox/

Script Magic #162
Act One: The Set-Up
http://thescriptlab.com/screenwriting/structure/three-acts/55-act-one-the-beginning

Script Magic #163
Aaron Sorkin on writing dialogue:
http://www.edutopia.org/blog/dialogue-that-matters-aaron-sorkin-todd-finley

Script Magic #164
Confessions of a Screenplay Contest Reader:
http://writeandco.com/confessions-screenplay-contest-reader/

Script Magic #165
Need an Expert? FYI Listings:
http://www.wga.org/writers-room/on-the-web/fyi-listings-ask-the-expert

Script Magic #166
ANATOMY OF SELLING A SCRIPT: Make “Noise.”
http://www.scriptmag.com/features/anatomy-selling-a-script-make-noise

Script Magic #167
Act Two Midpoint:
http://www.movieoutline.com/articles/act-two-the-elusive-heart-of-the-screenplay.html

Script Magic #168
The Internet Movie Script Database
http://www.imsdb.com/

Script Magic #169
ScriptShadow: Reviewing the Latest Scripts in Hollywood
http://scriptshadow.net/

Script Magic #170
John Cleese on Creativity
http://genius.com/John-cleese-lecture-on-creativity-annotated

Script Magic #171
Script Competition For Women-Centric Content
http://www.seriesfest.com/#!featuring-women-initiative/bbld6

Script Magic #172
How To Be a Fan Of Your Own Work
http://www.finaldraft.com/discover/articles/blog/be-a-fan-of-your-own-work

Script Magic #173
Ten Things TO DO When You Get Your First Writing Deal
http://www.theafw.com/blog/ten-things-to-do-when-you-get-your-first-writing-deal/#.

Script Magic #174
8 Qualities That Make an Average Screenwriter Great
https://screencraft.org/2015/09/02/8-qualities-that-make-an-average-screenwriter-great/

Script Magic #175
Tweak Your Writing Music To The Right Frequency
http://tinyurl.com/zn8j924

Script Magic #176
Six Basic Emotional Arcs of Storytelling
http://tinyurl.com/zg3oylw

Script Magic #177
The Legend of J.K. Rowling
(never give up)
http://tinyurl.com/hbrcub7

Script Magic #178
First Draft: 11 Ways Screenwriters Can Avoid Annoying Their Contacts
http://tinyurl.com/hp2gcq9

Script Magic #179
Need your character to hack into a cell phone account?
http://tinyurl.com/j88a94h

Script Magic #180
7 Tips for Creating Unforgettable Villains
http://writeremergency.com/villains

Script Magic #181
Screenwriters Share Their Top Tips for Career Success
http://tinyurl.com/jr8l69h

Script Magic #182
48 Hours of Joseph Campbell Lectures Free Online: The Power of Myth & Storytelling
http://tinyurl.com/owhe9hw

Script Magic #183
Wordplay
http://www.wordplayer.com
(at 1st glance the site might not look like something to bookmark – but trust me – bookmark it)

Script Magic #184
David Lowery On ‘Pete’s Dragon’: How a Microbudget Filmmaker Became Disney’s Secret Weapon
http://tinyurl.com/zn64tgb

Script Magic #185
Your Screenplay’s True Hero? The Opening Scene.
http://tinyurl.com/h5p8rvq

Script Magic #186
10 Ways To Kill Your Writing Career DEAD (And 3 Great Clues To Improving Your Chances)
http://tinyurl.com/of7hpcx

Script Magic #187
The 10 Best Places to Find Your Favorite Screenplays Online
http://tinyurl.com/hr6zfm2

Script Magic #188
Need NASA research results for your screenplay?
http://www.nasa.gov/open/researchaccess/public-access-results

Script Magic #189
13 Things New Filmmakers Should Consider But Rarely Do
http://tinyurl.com/hpfc2ln

Script Magic #190
Five Tips to Make Your Story Shine Through
http://tinyurl.com/zccd5ql

Script Magic #191
Are all creative people insane?
http://tinyurl.com/jq5ks72

Script Magic #192
When truth becomes stranger than fiction.
http://tinyurl.com/j8jpemx

Script Magic #193
Bootleg Universe Short Script and Story Contest
September 5: Early Deadline
October 1: Final Deadline
https://screencraft.org/bootleguniverse/

Script Magic #194
Mike Birbiglia’s 6 Tips for Making It Small in Hollywood. Or Anywhere.
http://tinyurl.com/hatpseg

Script Magic #195
Short of sitting at a bar with two talkative screenwriters, the Scriptnotes Podcast is the next best thing.
http://tinyurl.com/hxm9f9d

Script Magic #196
31 Must-Read Screenwriting Lessons From The Twilight Zone Creator Rod Serling
http://tinyurl.com/gvoqlz3

Script Magic #197
Seizure, Midnight Express, and Platoon: An Excerpt from The Oliver Stone Experience
http://tinyurl.com/zuz723t

Script Magic #198
Why Research Matters
http://tinyurl.com/j64weam

Script Magic #199
Wave Of The Future? How A Smart Computer Is Helping To Craft A Horror Film
http://tinyurl.com/hthxlwn

Script Magic #200
Anatomy of a Scene: Using the “Rule of Three” in Action Sequences
http://tinyurl.com/ztg7v24

Script Magic #201
IndieWire: The Voice of Creative Independence
http://www.indiewire.com/

Script Magic #202
Film Riot: a how-to trip through filmmaking from the mind of Ryan Connolly.
http://revision3.com/filmriot

Script Magic #203
John August
(you’re welcome screenwriters)
http://johnaugust.com/

Script Magic #204
Philip Bloom
Kick ass maker of short films, documentaries, adverts, and much more.
http://www.philipbloom.net/

Script Magic #205
Watch: David Fincher Shows How to Create the Ideal Plot Twist
http://tinyurl.com/gqe4z8l

Script Magic #206
GETTING FEEDBACK: The Amazing Power of the Live Read
http://tinyurl.com/jcby5cf

Script Magic #207
Aaron Sorkin teaches screenwriting:
http://tinyurl.com/gm4n2pf

Script Magic #208
How to write a successful screenplay: Five things to consider before you even begin
http://tinyurl.com/zsnvotz

Script Magic #209
Read Scripts for the 2016 Emmy-Nominated Shows
http://tinyurl.com/jeez8q8

Script Magic #210
PAGE International Screenwriting Awards
“to discover the most exciting new scripts by up-and-coming writers from across the country and around the world.”
https://pageawards.com/

 

Script Magic #214
THE 8 MOST OVERRATED ASPECTS OF THE SCREENWRITING INDUSTRY
http://tinyurl.com/j6rxh33

Script Magic #215
Jeff Nichols Screenwriting Process
http://tinyurl.com/zchkao6

Script Magic #216
I took Aaron Sorkin’s Masterclass – here’s my cliff’s notes
http://tinyurl.com/jn2semv

Script Magic #217
High Concept Could Make You Rich
http://tinyurl.com/zzugahu

Script Magic #218
15 Things Wrong With Your Short Film
http://tinyurl.com/z9rgob2

Script Magic #219
The Best Female Characters Come From Books
http://tinyurl.com/zdezo9b

Script Magic #220
5 things to learn from the Seinfeld TV spec script that went viral
http://tinyurl.com/hlt6vy2

Script Magic #221
10 Films That Really Nail Story Structure
http://bit.ly/2bKhGNW

Script Magic #222
How a Ugandan director is making great action movies on $200 budgets
http://wapo.st/2dltSUG

Script Magic #223
Hollywood Screenwriters Share Their Best Writing Tips
http://bit.ly/1Yv59P1

Script Magic #224
Best Screenwriting Tips for Great Dialogue
http://bit.ly/1qLmjbA

Script Magic #225
Screenwriting 101: Top 10 No-Budget Screenwriting Techniques
http://bit.ly/2dkBQx4

Script Magic #226
Nick Hornby Screenwriters Lecture
http://bit.ly/2cILgVG

Script Magic #227
“Queen of Katwe’s” William Wheeler on the pressure of scripting stories about real people and how he connected with a culture far from his own.
http://bit.ly/2dtxvK2

Script Magic #228
How to Write a Screenplay with HEART
http://bit.ly/2dDH8rA

Script Magic #229
‘American Psycho’ Screenwriter Guinevere Turner Wants You to Write the Worst Scene Ever Written
http://bit.ly/2d1bliz

Script Magic #230
STORY DEVELOPMENT: The Emotional Glue That Binds Us to Story
http://bit.ly/2cVW8fu

Script Magic #231
Why It Took ‘The Girl on The Train’ Screenwriter Erin Cressida Wilson 30 Years To Break Through In Hollywood — Girl Talk
http://bit.ly/2e5An10

Script Magic #232
Top Hollywood Screenwriter Salaries Rival Studio Chiefs
http://bit.ly/2e23JtI

Script Magic #233
WRITERS ON WRITING: The Script Sale – How The Hell Did You Guys Do It?
http://bit.ly/2dCcHzp

Script Magic #234
First Draft: Revealing The Wounds of Your Screenplay’s Hero
http://bit.ly/2d5hGVA

Script Magic #235
SCRIPT HACKS: 3 Kick-Ass Methods To Fix A Broken Screenplay Scene
http://bit.ly/2druJUF

Script Magic #236
Darren Aronofsky on His Private Writing Process, Fighting Financiers and His Mysterious New Film
http://bit.ly/2dGYcuv

Script Magic #237
Public Domain ~ Free Media for Creative Projects | Pond5
http://bit.ly/2dErabb

Script Magic #238
WGA West President Howard A. Rodman on How Hollywood Really Works – Script Magazine
http://bit.ly/2ecRcaJ

Script Magic #239
A Writer and Three Script Editors Walk Into a Bar
https://vimeo.com/179713937

Script Magic #240
Pitch Scripts to Hollywood w/Guaranteed Access
http://virtualpitchfest.com/

Script Magic #241
Max Landis, The Most Opinionated Screenwriter In Hollywood, Turns To TV
http://nylon.cm/2eaxIAq

Script Magic #242
How I wrote the script for Groundhog Day in less than a week
http://bit.ly/2b32YCG

Script Magic #243
STORY BROADS: 6 Things I Learned When I Found My Screenwriting Community
http://bit.ly/2dJxtwY

Script Magic #244
Sell A Movie To Netflix
http://bit.ly/1jJjGQ5

Script Magic #245
Chris Sparling, Anne Rapp, and Cindy McCreery Talk Writing For Hollywood Outside of Hollywood
http://bit.ly/2eu5BuU

Script Magic #246
Screenplays from top films. – Scriptologist.com
http://bit.ly/1UKrG7Q

Script Magic #247
Writing Successful Query Letters
http://bit.ly/2dxXc8e

Script Magic #248
From ‘Babadook’ to ‘Raw’: The Rise of the Modern Female Horror Filmmaker
http://rol.st/2e55w2J

Script Magic #249
BloodList 2016 — The Best Unproduced Dark Genre Screenplays, Pilots, and Shorts
http://bit.ly/2dXuukm

Script Magic #250
How a writer’s first film script inspired Idris Elba to become its star
http://bit.ly/2eobglZ

Script Magic #251
Sony Pictures Classics just made its FYC scripts available on its website.
http://bit.ly/1yJ58HK

Script Magic #252
An Opening Scene Is The Hero That Your Screenplay Deserves
http://bit.ly/2eo8a1m

Script Magic #253
Shane Black on His Writing Process, Iron Man 3, and Predator
http://bit.ly/2eRsc4S

Script Magic #254
Check Out The Pilot Checkride
http://bit.ly/2ekRVpz

Script Magic #255
ScriptMag Expert Series: Essential Tips on Story Structure from the Writer of Die Hard 2
(Nov 16, 2016)
http://bit.ly/2fFUnn0

Script Magic #256
AFM: Why Female-Centric Films Outnumber Male-Skewing Action Movies
http://bit.ly/2eovDDw

Script Magic #257
The Business of Screenwriting: Celebrate your victories
http://bit.ly/2fwZXbR

Script Magic #258
How I Wrote Arrival (and What I Learned Doing It)
http://bit.ly/2gaqbEE

Script Magic #259
What Can You Learn From Reading Classic Screenplays
http://bit.ly/2gdyaAT

Script Magic #260
8 Famous Screenplays That Were Rejected – Part 1
http://bit.ly/2f0Cs9X

Script Magic #261
8 Famous Screenplays That Were Rejected – Part 2
http://bit.ly/2g2cQvF

Script Magic #262
SITCOM SUCCESS: Create Your Beat-by-Beat Outline
http://bit.ly/2f9kAcZ

Script Magic #263
J.K. Rowling – Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay
http://amzn.to/2faRnye

Script Magic #264
ScreenCraft’s Screenwriting Fellowships
January 15: Final Deadline
https://screencraft.org/fellowship/

Script Magic #265
“Suddenly the World’s Wider, More Exciting, More Engaging”: Criterion’s Peter Becker on the New FilmStruck and Criterion Channel Streaming Service
http://bit.ly/2frzSdW

Script Magic #266
Charlie Kaufman BAFTA lecture
http://bit.ly/2eRdWwz

Script Magic #267
Indie Filmmaking Podcast
http://bit.ly/2g5epaM

Script Magic #268
14 Screenwriters Writing
http://nyti.ms/2feJhYv

Script Magic #269
Writing a Screenplay: Using Structure to Develop Your Ideas
http://bit.ly/2g6oOqc

Script Magic #270
ANATOMY OF CHAOS
Adam Skelter shares his techniques on the art of story for screenwriters and novelists.
http://bit.ly/2fCNR39

Script Magic #271
The Warren Beatty Study Guide
http://bit.ly/2gKl4LI

Script Magic #272
What is a Log Line?
Watch this video and find out!
https://www.facebook.com/fromscratchcontentforyou/videos/666850003495259/
(FaceBook wouldn’t let me shorten the URL)

Script Magic #273
5 Reasons Star Wars Is A Story Told From R2-D2’s Perspective
http://bit.ly/2fCRki1

Script Magic #274
Centropolis Grabs ‘Scarletville’ Spec From First-Timer Jason Young
http://bit.ly/2fTwR9r

Script Magic #275
Subtext Speaks: How To Write Effective Movie Script Dialogue
http://bit.ly/2fCPvla

Script Magic #276
5 Tech Tools Budding Screenwriters Should Invest In
http://bit.ly/2g3WcO6

Script Magic #277
‘Allied’ Screenwriter Steven Knight on Crafting His World War II Romance and the Rules of Hollywood
http://bit.ly/2guemFT

Script Magic #278
8 Animation Movie Scripts All Screenwriters Should Read
http://bit.ly/2hatBba

Script Magic #279
How Adaptive Studios Is Hacking “Development Hell” By Buying Abandoned Screenplays
http://bit.ly/2g9N5fI

Script Magic #280
SimplyScripts: 2016 – 2017 Oscar contenders for best Original Screenplay and best Adapted Screenplay
http://bit.ly/2fuF4kd

Script Magic #281
The Golden Age of the TV Bathroom
http://theatln.tc/2g6kOBQ

Script Magic #282
Writing Movies for the Chinese Box Office
http://bit.ly/2hxi8P7

Script Magic #283
David Mamet’s Three Magic Questions
http://bit.ly/2ejVBHU

Script Magic #284
THIS is how we read and analyze scripts!
http://bit.ly/2gp03qh

Script Magic #285
Script to Novel: The 6 Biggest Hurdles to Turning Your Screenplay into a Book
http://bit.ly/2hxp1zQ

Script Magic #286
We look at how HBO’s Westworld acts as an apt allegory for modern-day television
http://bit.ly/2gwfhIj

Script Magic #287
The Pitch Meeting
http://bit.ly/2gweQ0G

Script Magic #288
The Current State of the Spec Script Market
http://bit.ly/2i0uKhU

Script Magic #289
Write The Movie They Won’t Make: “Hell or High Water’s” Taylor Sheridan
http://bit.ly/2hcv39q

Script Magic #290
Writer Roundtable: Tom Ford, Pedro Almodovar and 4 More on a Trump Movie, Dream Projects and When to Kill a Scene
http://bit.ly/2hAyLuo

Script Magic #291
Facebook to Start Paying for Original Shows
http://bit.ly/2hv7MCp

Script Magic #292
Oscar Shakeup: ‘Moonlight’ & ‘Loving’ Not Eligible For Original Screenplay, Placed In Adapted Script Category
http://bit.ly/2gWKoys

Script Magic #293
What ‘Westworld’ Can Teach Us About Writers
http://bit.ly/2hKonQy

Script Magic #294
These 4 Filmmakers Are Shattering Their Industry’s Gender Barriers
http://huff.to/2hd5o3G

Script Magic #295
Is ‘Arrival’ the Best ‘First Contact’ Film Ever Made?
http://theatln.tc/2gJA4Fa

Script Magic #296
6 Tips From Popular Screenwriters
http://bit.ly/2hOZLWc

Script Magic #297
Scripted Originals Hit Record 455 in 2016, FX Study Finds
http://bit.ly/2ibrMLx

Script Magic #298
Train Yourself to Be Open to Ideas
http://bit.ly/2fjf6jz

Script Magic #299
Epic One-on-One with Literary Manager Scott Carr
http://bit.ly/2iQQdtY

Script Magic #300
The 10 Most Inventive Original Screenplays of 2016
http://bit.ly/2inHuma

Script Magic #301
11 Stages of a Master Screenplay
http://bit.ly/2iZLpH0

Script Magic #302
Things I’ve Learned: Paul Haggis
http://bit.ly/2hK9vDP

Script Magic #303
7 Reasons to Create a Web Series
http://bit.ly/2ivjHP0

Script Magic #304
Top 10 Value Festivals Every Filmmaker Needs to Know About
http://bit.ly/2iAOVGT

Script Magic #305
6 things every aspiring female filmmaker should know
http://bit.ly/2bZtU6y

Script Magic #305
Anatomy of a Scene: ‘Manchester by the Sea’
(scroll down for more scene videos)
http://nyti.ms/2i7bJgD

Script Magic #306
5 Essential Types of Powerful Opening Scenes
http://bit.ly/2i7LsjF

Script Magic #307
Sundance’s Episodic Storytelling Lab
http://bit.ly/1x1SeZN

Script Magic #308
Screenfight at the OK Corral: Taylor Sheridan’s ‘Hell or High Water’
http://bit.ly/2jjjoHc

Script Magic #309
Communicating through Fiction: Tom Ford on Nocturnal Animals
http://bit.ly/2jbSNyj

Script Magic #310
How to Avoid Bloodshed When Writing a Script With a Partner
http://bit.ly/2h39jQm

Script Magic #311
Apple said to be seriously pursuing Netflix-style scripted TV and movies
http://tcrn.ch/2jbm7VE

Script Magic #312
For Years, No One in Hollywood Wanted to Make La La Land
http://bit.ly/2jkasUp

Script Magic #313
‘Hidden Figures’ scribe Allison Schroeder is used to being the only woman in the room
http://bit.ly/2is86yI

Script Magic #314
List of Grants for Women Filmmakers & Screenwriters
http://bit.ly/1wdYjf3

Script Magic #315
Motion Picture Production Guide 2017: 25 Resources to Get Your Film Made Faster, Cheaper, Better
http://bit.ly/2gqsXVC

Script Magic #316
Writing a Web Series — How to Grab Viewers and Keep Them Coming Back
http://bit.ly/2ix0UV2

Script Magic #317
ALTERNATE ROUTES: Write Like a Production Manager
http://bit.ly/2ioBbja

Script Magic #318
Got Subtext? There’s Way More Going On When Movie Characters Drink Milk Than You Think
http://bit.ly/2k1xZra

Script Magic #319
The Broken Projector
Vomit Draft 30: The Inside Pitch
http://bit.ly/2kftrMY

Script Magic #320
Scriptspeaker: Reading scripts will never be the same.
http://bit.ly/2j1i7mI

Script Magic #321
Amazon’s Film Chief on Sundance Buying Plans, Rival Netflix and Apple’s Possible Movie Play
http://bit.ly/2iFN84p

Script Magic #322
TV Writers, It’s Good to Be Different
http://bit.ly/2j2ZB0u

Script Magic #323
Screenplays: Download 2017 Oscar Contenders + Over 150 Scripts
http://bit.ly/2hlwsi3

Script Magic #324
Moonlight’s Tarell Alvin McCraney on Writing the Original Source Material, Taking Inspiration From Myths, and Creating Heroes With Black Skin
http://bit.ly/2kfisTG

Script Magic #325
Passion Projects Like La La Land Make for Great Stories, but Hollywood’s Not Yet Buying It

http://bit.ly/2kBM42b

Script Magic #326
Watch a ‘Heat’ Script-to-Screen Comparison as Michael Mann Talks His New Cut of ‘Ali’

http://bit.ly/2jIcvz0

Script Magic #327
One-on-One with Screenwriter Marc Haimes

http://bit.ly/2kycTku

Script Magic #328
Inside the Spec Script Market with Agent David Boxerbaum
http://bit.ly/2kEVKZy

Script Magic #329
“Dive Deep and Flush Out Your Craft.” Patrick Massett and John Zinman on Gold
http://bit.ly/2jHp3pi

Script Magic #330
HBOAccess 2017 Writing Fellowship
Applications open March 1, 2017
http://bit.ly/2kEU1PT

Script Magic #331
How a Professional Cinematographer Breaks Down a Script
http://bit.ly/1Ij4MRz

Script Magic #332
Hatching a Pilot
http://nyti.ms/2lddnvO

Script Magic #333
James Moran interview: do screenwriters get short shrift?
http://bit.ly/2jSgQyX

Script Magic #334
Time Out: Don’t Write Time Travel (Unless You Do It Right)
http://bit.ly/2kgMOrV

Script Magic #335
Virtual Reality Is Here to Stay and It Needs Screenwriters
http://bit.ly/2kDjVap

Script Magic #336
Netflix and Amazon Offer Indie Filmmakers Hope (And Lots of Money)
http://bit.ly/2jg3Mnv

Script Magic #337
6 Tips for Writing Better Dialogue
http://bit.ly/1IGbsdk

Script Magic #338
Oscars: 9 Writing Nominees on How Their Words Changed From Laptop to Big Screen
http://bit.ly/2kelhJv

Script Magic #339
The Top 13 Screenwriting Contests To Enter In 2017
http://bit.ly/2j7pD01

Script Magic #340
Writers Guild Award-Nominated Screenwriters Discuss Their ‘Worst Notes Ever’
http://bit.ly/2lyvJs3

Script Magic #341
THE EFFECT OF WRITING CONTESTS ON HOLLYWOOD (PART ONE)
http://bit.ly/2jZigus

Script Magic #342
Watch: How Aaron Sorkin’s Famous Dialogue Balances ‘Flash’ and ‘Substance’
http://bit.ly/2kkDu4T

Script Magic #343
THE EFFECT OF WRITING CONTESTS ON HOLLYWOOD (PART TWO)
http://bit.ly/2lrQHsJ

Script Magic #344
Pixar offers free online lessons in storytelling via Khan Academy
http://tcrn.ch/2lPicww

Script Magic #345
The Q&A with 9 Oscar-Nominated Screenwriters
http://bit.ly/2l6CmEF

Script Magic #346
5 Ways to Bring Back the Romantic Comedy
http://bit.ly/2kRlptQ

Script Magic #347
The New Power of “Yes”: Who Actually Has Greenlight Authority at the Movie Studios
http://bit.ly/2lSFe93

Script Magic #348
“Master of None” Co-Creator And “Parks and Rec” Writer Alan Yang On Breaking a Story
http://bit.ly/2kEGA7f

Script Magic #349
Top Ten Best Screenplays Ever Written
http://bit.ly/2kX2UJ9

Script Magic #350
WGA Awards: ‘Moonlight’ & ‘Arrival’ Win Top Film Prizes; FX’s ‘Atlanta’ & ‘The Americans’ Lead TV – Complete Winners List
http://bit.ly/2lz30FZ

Script Magic #351
‘To the Bone’: How Marti Noxon Turned Her Anorexia Battles Into a $8 Million Netflix Buy — Sundance 2017
http://bit.ly/2jFOyZ2

Script Magic #352
Oscar Winner Michael Arndt on Structure
http://bit.ly/2lGHxJl

Script Magic #353
The Business of Screenwriting: There’s a green light…
http://bit.ly/2lQNVzD

Script Magic #354
Selling My Indie Film | Hey.film podcast ep08
http://bit.ly/2moJGcE

Script Magic #355
Damien Chazelle’s Guide to Beginnings and Endings
http://bit.ly/2mabYHv

Script Magic #356
What Do Moonlight’s Oscar Wins Mean For Aspiring Screenwriters?
http://bit.ly/2n1sIRI

Script Magic #357
The Writer of Hell or High Water Reveals Its Link to Sicario
http://bit.ly/2mxj5wx

Script Magic #358
Why Short Stories Make Great Movies
http://bit.ly/2lAl5Vy

Script Magic #359
Keep ’Em on the Edge of Their Seats: For Lion Screenwriter Luke Davies, Movies Must be Visceral and Emotional
http://bit.ly/2mxcIJz

Script Magic #360
WGA Contract Talks Start Monday: Will Strike Threat Force Script Speed-ups – Again?
http://bit.ly/2napsa3

Script Magic #361
‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ Film Sets Writers Room (Exclusive)
http://bit.ly/2mxaMAp

Script Magic #362
Why China’s Screenwriters Are Thriving
http://bit.ly/2mclrNf

Script Magic #363
It is easier than ever to fund an indie film, but harder than ever to get people to see it
http://econ.st/2l7ZK0A

Script Magic #364
Your Screenplay: The Sum or the Parts?
http://bit.ly/2mTAIHk

Script Magic #365
A FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM FOR DIVERSE TALENT IN CHILDREN’S MEDIA
http://www.sesamewritersroom.org/

Script Magic #366
The ‘Jane Test,’ a New Way to Tell if Your Scripts Are Sexist
http://bit.ly/2mMPteq

Script Magic #367
Wails from the Script, How Do You Write Sex Scenes?
http://bit.ly/2navuHP

Script Magic #368
HOW TO GET A SCREENWRITING AGENT: THE ULTIMATE GUIDE
http://bit.ly/2mwvJYZ

Script Magic #369
Four Blogs That Will Improve Your Sci-Fi Screenplay
http://bit.ly/2n2aaD7

Script Magic #370
Screenwriting Masterclass: How to Write Strong, Hot Female Characters
http://bit.ly/2mVU0to

Script Magic #371
ALTERNATE ROUTES: Becoming a Produced Screenwriter through Self-Distribution
http://bit.ly/2mHnsT2

Script Magic #372
15 Steps To Take After You Finish Your Script
http://bit.ly/2nmmG19

Script Magic #373
What is Documentary Writing?
http://bit.ly/2mfJvnu

Script Magic #374
17 Must-Read Screenwriting Lessons from Stephen King
http://bit.ly/1Pl08UY

Script Magic #375
7 Studio Jobs That Give Screenwriters an Edge
http://bit.ly/2nz4MId

Script Magic #376
How to Become a Screenwriter
http://bit.ly/2nhI1qe

Script Magic #377
SCREENWRITING ADVICE, IN SIX SECONDS OR LESS
http://bit.ly/2kQF2GJ

Script Magic #378
How To Become A Writer For TV
http://bit.ly/2o3NkcS

Script Magic #379
Making A Short Film: 5 Tips For New Filmmakers
http://bit.ly/1gsi64L

Script Magic #380
Improvising Screenplays: Three Stagnant Scene Types…and How to Make Them Flow
http://bit.ly/2mBJbja

Script Magic #381
Creating Movie Characters That Jump Off The Page
http://bit.ly/2o3OrJr

Script Magic #382
A BUSINESS PERSPECTIVE ON WRITING
https://allwritesreserved.com/

Script Magic #383
Why The Women-Led Horror Anthology “XX” Is Coming Out At Exactly The Right Time
http://bit.ly/2mZ8dJ9

Script Magic #384
Things I’ve Learned as a Moviemaker: Paul Schrader
http://bit.ly/2h7wqpk

Script Magic #385
Top 5 Misconceptions Novice Screenwriters Have About Hollywood
http://bit.ly/1Kvw2y2

Script Magic #386
You Had Us At Hello by Tess Morris
(podcast all about RomComs)
http://apple.co/2ou5J2v

Script Magic #387
The Black List Hopes to Release Survey of TV Pilots for First Time Ever
http://bit.ly/2nLKBXn

Script Magic #388
“It feels really good to be recognized.” Winning the Nicholl Fellowship!
http://bit.ly/2oTj3NZ

Script Magic #389
Script Tip: How to Write a Logline
http://tsl.cm/Uj6zs2

Script Magic #390
Want to write for TV? Read as many pilots as you can, especially those in the same genre as the one you want to write.
http://bit.ly/2o9yotR

Script Magic #391
WRITERS ON WRITING WITH CAMERON CROWE
http://bit.ly/2pdmFtE

Script Magic #392
Harry Shearer: Why My ‘Spinal Tap’ Lawsuit Affects All Creators
http://rol.st/2oD6ucE

Script Magic #393
3 Secrets of Successful People that Work for Writers Too
http://bit.ly/2nVSwPl

Script Magic #394
Why Plot Holes Happen and How Screenwriters Can Avoid Them
http://bit.ly/2oNakQM

Script Magic #395
WRITER-DIRECTOR TAYARISHA POE: “SOMETHING WAS WRONG WITH MY SCRIPT.”
http://bit.ly/2oe10lb

Script Magic #396
How “Prison Break” Helped Wentworth Miller Break Into Screenwriting
http://bit.ly/2oKAoes

Script Magic #397
Frank talk from four female directors on quotas, likability and the gender budget gap
http://lat.ms/2oZUGP0

Script Magic #398
Ask a Showrunner
Creators of top television series discuss their shows.
http://nyti.ms/2oe7X5B

Script Magic #399
50 Quotes About Defiance Every Screenwriter Should Live By
http://bit.ly/2oKDAqy

Script Magic #400
Fix Your Pitch
http://bit.ly/2oKxbeX

Script Magic #401
Hollywood’s new blockbuster model, as explained by Fast & Furious action scenes
http://bit.ly/2pu4gZJ

Script Magic #402
Daniel Pyne (Bosch showrunner) on Screenwriting
http://bit.ly/2ogBBeN

Script Magic #403
Oscar-Nominated Screenwriters Share Worst Studio Notes: ‘So Where Are the White People?’
http://bit.ly/2kf25LA

Script Magic #404
The Off-Screen Podcast
Off-Screen is a screenplay review podcast. Tune in each week as we discuss the scripts that will become tomorrow’s movies.
http://www.ospodcast.com/

Script Magic #405
Things I’ve Learned as a Moviemaker: Terry George
http://bit.ly/2paA2ya

Script Magic #406
Future of Storytelling
Reinventing the way stories are told.
https://futureofstorytelling.org/

Script Magic #407
Is Your Screenwriting Career a Dream or Goal?
http://bit.ly/2oj3AKN

Script Magic #408
Blurbs and Loglines and Synopses… Oh My!
http://bit.ly/2pavHef

Script Magic #409
THE WRITERS PANEL #327: NEGOTIATIONS SPECIAL
http://bit.ly/2oJKkWS

Script Magic #410
NASA Wants You To Direct A Short Film Using Their Space Footage
http://bit.ly/2pG11T9

Script Magic #411
Breaking through ‘The Wall’
http://bit.ly/2pskfJe

Script Magic #412
Making Your Protagonist the Antagonist: Robert Siegel on The Founder
http://bit.ly/2pvVuxK

Script Magic #413
Writer’s Bone – Episode 184: Screenwriter William C. Martell
http://bit.ly/2qqH6UN

Script Magic #414
Does Netflix Need Movie Theaters?
http://bit.ly/2qgLkBU

Script Magic #415
The Best Way to Follow Your Dreams Is by Keeping Your Day Job
http://sciof.us/2pJlhmN

Script Magic #416
Infographic: What You Need to Know About Women in Hollywood in 2017
http://bit.ly/2pQTP5z

Script Magic #417
How Amazon and Ted Hope Are Trying to Bring Back the ’90s Indie Film Boom
http://bit.ly/2oUSf3I

Script Magic #418
THE NETFLIX CONTENT QUEEN
http://bit.ly/2dOWVCM

Script Magic #419
“Tell the Story Through Jokes.” Chris Spain & Jon Zack reveal How to Be a Latin Lover
http://bit.ly/2pVCNl6

Script Magic #420
It’s Not Prestige, It’s Just TV
http://bit.ly/2qPKFov

Script Magic #421
Warner Bros. is Seeking New Writers
http://bit.ly/2rcBNZw

Script Magic #422
Let Kubrick and Aronofsky Tell You When (and How) to Break the 180° Rule
http://bit.ly/2pwqBdO

Script Magic #423
How A24 is Disrupting Hollywood
http://bit.ly/2pK3pnw

Script Magic #424
Wes Anderson’s Style: Watch 10 Iconic Movies That Influenced Him
http://bit.ly/2q9YY6X

Script Magic #425
HOLLYWOOD IS SCREWED – But Don’t Blame the Internet, Blame the Stupidity of the Studios
http://bit.ly/2ppkkAw

Script Magic #426
Things I’ve Learned as a Moviemaker: James Gunn
http://bit.ly/2qh1ybR

Script Magic #427
Scripts & Scribes Podcast: Trevor Engelson
http://bit.ly/2qdQ76z

Script Magic #428
Examining the Loglines of the Top 20 RoI (Return-on-Investment) Movies
http://bit.ly/2pZZdF7

Script Magic #429
Women Face Long Odds at U.S. Film Festivals, Study Finds
http://nyti.ms/2q7hAnJ

Script Magic #430
‘Show me the money!’: the self-published authors being snapped up by Hollywood
http://bit.ly/2pPqi96

Script Magic #431
The 15 Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Noir Films
http://bit.ly/2qaeGO1

Script Magic #432
Want to Be Creative on Purpose? Schedule It
http://nyti.ms/2qMafej

Script Magic #433
The Woman Behind ‘Wonder Woman’
http://nyti.ms/2qNiTIS

Script Magic #434
‘The Leftovers’ Is the Best Show on Television Because It’s Breaking the First Rule of Storytelling
http://bit.ly/2rRat41

Script Magic #435
HOW TO WRITE FOR TV: A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO STARTING YOUR CAREER
http://bit.ly/2qn0AxV

Script Magic #436
Facebook to Pay as Much as $250,000 Per Episode for Originals
http://bit.ly/2rSCTup

Script Magic #437
Original ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Screenwriter on How a Budget Crisis Changed the Villains
http://bit.ly/2r9wU6m

Script Magic #438
How ‘Twin Peaks’ Changed TV Forever, from ‘The X-Files’ to ‘Breaking Bad’
http://thebea.st/2pKhXUh

Script Magic #439
Get Summer Schooled with Free Online Film Courses from Top Universities
http://bit.ly/2rufJfX

Script Magic #440
Every Screenwriter Should Think About Two Careers
http://bit.ly/2srcVkU

Script Magic #441
Drama Actress Roundtable: Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon on “Rage, Sorrow, Grief” and Sexism in Hollywood
http://bit.ly/2shhMW6

Script Magic #442
Everything Screenwriters Need to Know About Agents and Managers
http://bit.ly/2rPb34s

Script Magic #443
Should Screenwriters Adapt Their Own Screenplays Into Novels?
http://bit.ly/2t9rJkV

Script Magic #444
Scene-Writing Discussion with Jim Mercurio
http://bit.ly/2rP4tL7

Script Magic #445
Anatomy of a Scene: How to Write a Satisfying Third Act
http://bit.ly/2sK4QaX

Script Magic #446
8 Movies Aspiring Screenwriters Should Watch When Studying Character Development
http://bit.ly/2tdFnUI

Script Magic #447
How to Adapt the Impossible
http://bit.ly/2rqEzuD

Script Magic #448
WRITERS ON THE VERGE: The Simple Things Every Writer Should Know
http://bit.ly/2tdQ21Y

Script Magic #449
Should Screenwriters Write “Omnisciently”?
http://bit.ly/2sJzHok

Script Magic #450
10 TV Writers to Watch in 2017
http://bit.ly/2sJGPRk

Script Magic #451
Top 5 mistakes beginning screenwriters make on their first screenplays…
http://bit.ly/2tdHl7y

Script Magic #452
Script Angel: Characters Under Stress
http://bit.ly/2t4008p

Script Magic #453
David Mamet Reveals Why Movies Don’t Need Dialogue and More No-Nonsense Screenwriting Lessons
http://bit.ly/2u5lGyf

Script Magic #454
Why Screenwriters Should Embrace The Heroine’s Journey
http://bit.ly/2tOB6Yi

Script Magic #455
4 Things Pixar Always Does to Create Memorable Characters
http://bit.ly/2te87zR

Script Magic #456
‘Rough Night’: How Two Screenwriters Broke Boundaries to Make an R-Rated Female-Centric Comedy
http://bit.ly/2tdJkvK

Script Magic #457
Writing a character sacrifice that works
http://bit.ly/2tfi7sQ

Script Magic #458
Facebook Is Going Hollywood, Seeking Scripted TV Programming
http://on.wsj.com/2tdKPKe

Script Magic #459
Ten Tips To Come Up With Better Movie Ideas
http://bit.ly/2sdoFUO

Script Magic #460
Top 10 TED Talks on Storytelling and Filmmaking
http://bit.ly/2uwa8nE

Script Magic #461
Attention, Filmmakers: Mark and Jay Duplass Want to Produce Your Movie (And Give You Money)
http://bit.ly/2ty3Erv

Script Magic #462
PLAYSTATION EMERGING FILMMAKERS PROGRAM
http://bit.ly/2st2vlJ

Script Magic #463
How ‘Inside Out’ Teaches Screenwriters the Trick to Writing A Personal Script
http://bit.ly/2ssZC4j

Script Magic #464
Why Every Screenwriter Should Embrace “Less Is More”
http://bit.ly/2t3vATo

Script Magic #465
TVwriter.net|PEOPLE’S PILOT 2017
http://bit.ly/2tygTbk

Script Magic #466
5 Things They Don’t Tell You About Being a First-Time Director
http://bit.ly/2u403lM

Script Magic #467
7 Reasons Why “Writer’s Block” is BS
http://bit.ly/2tUcEri

Script Magic #468
Six Types of Characters Audiences Love
http://bit.ly/2uCN0Vy

Script Magic #469
Oscar-Nominated Tony Gilroy’s 7 Guidelines to Writing an Original Screenplay
http://bit.ly/2ttfimY

Script Magic #470
‘Valerian’: How Luc Besson Made a $180 Million Indie That Can’t Fail
http://bit.ly/2tUjYU2

Script Magic #471
Screenplay Writing Explained In 7 Infographics
http://bit.ly/2tUJBUu

Script Magic #472
Ten Common Screenwriting Mistakes and How to Fix Them
http://bit.ly/2sZ30zn

Script Magic #473
The Writers Store in Burbank is Closing – What it Means for Screenwriters
http://bit.ly/2upOLYD

Script Magic #473
Once Upon a Pair of Wheels
http://bit.ly/2t28x8N

Script Magic #474
Hollywood Has a Bad-Movie Problem
http://theatln.tc/2tWwbVD

Script Magic #475
How to Cut the Fat from Your Screenplays
http://bit.ly/2ul4vwc

Script Magic #476
Judd Apatow Explains How Streaming Changes the Way Filmmakers Think
http://bit.ly/2uuBqyY

Script Magic #477
Top 5 Things Studio Script Readers Really Want
http://bit.ly/2upZH8n

Script Magic #478
The Director Of Nice Guys Tells You How To Write A Hit Screenplay
http://bit.ly/2uleBNL

Script Magic #479
99 Archetypes and Stock Characters Screenwriters Can Mold
http://bit.ly/2vL9tzD

Script Magic #480
Shane Black Interview; Legendary Writer/Director Talks about ‘The Predator’, ‘Iron Man 3’, and Much More
http://bit.ly/2tpxtYh

Script Magic #481
10 Screenwriting Secrets from Charlie Kaufman
http://bit.ly/2ulXeKc

Script Magic #482
From Script to Screen – The Joker Crashes Bruce Wayne’s Penthouse Party
http://bit.ly/2uJX0iw

Script Magic #483
Spec Script Deals: Mid-2017 Report
http://bit.ly/2tpTUfU

Script Magic #484
Automatic Movie Script Treatment Generator
http://bit.ly/2uKdirS

Script Magic #485
TV WRITING: Your First Years In The Writers Room
http://bit.ly/2uLrpwx

Script Magic #486
Starting a Writing Career? Here are Some Things You Need to Know.
http://bit.ly/2tM2HJl

Script Magic #487
What Are Your Real Chances of Screenwriting Success?
http://bit.ly/2uLOoFQ

Script Magic #488
What Are Your Protected Rights as a Screenwriter?
http://bit.ly/2tShaau

Script Magic #489
“Mad Men” Creator Matthew Weiner’s Reassuring Life Advice For Struggling Artists.
http://bit.ly/2u7Mnlg

Script Magic #490
‘Toy Story’ Had An Unwatchable Script Until Joss Whedon Saved It.
http://read.bi/2tRYtUt

Script Magic #491
GAME PLAN: Making The Move To Los Angeles As A Writer.
http://bit.ly/2w8VG60

Script Magic #492
4 Things That Should Never Go in a Spec Script
http://bit.ly/2uc4bg9

Script Magic #493
Screenwriting Books You Need to Read – Top Ten List
http://bit.ly/2fijIZn

Script Magic #494
People’s Pilot Contest
Enter your pilot & get FREE feedback.
http://bit.ly/2ubI6OM

Script Magic #495
Dunkirk vs. Saving Private Ryan: What is Your Screenplay About?
http://bit.ly/2v7MuRN

Script Magic #496
Violent femmes: Atomic Blonde and Hollywood’s new wave of killer women
http://bit.ly/2hxObmF

Script Magic #497
Steven Soderbergh Is Back to Destroy Hollywood
http://bit.ly/2vsufrd

Script Magic #498
Small screen, big ideas: the new wave of narrative TV gimmicks
http://bit.ly/2hy7AUE

Script Magic #499
8 Ways Hollywood Writers Can Blow It With Their Agents or Managers
http://bit.ly/2vwuUWk

Script Magic #500
7 Apps That Help Deal with Distractions
(so you can write that damn script)
http://bit.ly/2uyuuBp

Script Magic #501
Defeat Writer’s Block with These 16 Tips
http://bit.ly/2hUuwxr

Script Magic #502
Box office massacre: how Hollywood flopped this summer
http://bit.ly/2vwO9Pq

Script Magic #503
Facebook Introduces Video Platform and 30-Plus Shows
http://bit.ly/2vxa3Ce

Script Magic #504
Your Talent Isn’t Defined by the Budget
http://bit.ly/2wEInez

Script Magic #505
2017 Black List/WIF Episodic Lab for Women Writers: Lab Info & Guidelines
http://bit.ly/wmblklist

Script Magic #506
Perfecting the Pitch
http://bit.ly/purpitch

Script Magic #507
Robert Rodriguez Will Give You $7,000 to Shoot a Feature in 14 Days
http://bit.ly/RRFilmContest

Script Magic #508
STORY BROADS: How to Write a Romantic Comedy When You Hate Rom-Coms, Part 1
http://bit.ly/romcom1

Script Magic #509
Have a script suitable for international production? The People’s Pilot 2017 Writing Contest has a prize for that.
http://bit.ly/peoplespilot

Script Magic #510
“Don’t be an asshole”: writing advice from the best TV writer you’ve never heard of
http://bit.ly/dontbanass

Script Magic #511
The Silence of the Lambs: discover screenwriter Ted Tally’s key scenes (part one)
http://bit.ly/softhel

Script Magic #512
10 Screenwriters Who Broke In Late
http://bit.ly/10screenwriterslate

Script Magic #513
8 Character Development Exercises to Help You Nail Your Character
http://bit.ly/8characterdev

Script Magic #514
Seven Keys to Writing Historical Fiction From the Screenwriter of Pilgrimage
http://bit.ly/7keyshistory

Script Magic #515
Toronto Film Festival: 7 screenwriting tips from Aaron Sorkin
http://bit.ly/7sorkin

Script Magic #516
Kelly Jo Brick: Mastering the TV Writing Meeting
http://bit.ly/tvmeeting

Script Magic #517
10 Awesome Tales of Screenwriting Determination
http://bit.ly/scrnwritingdetermination

Script Magic #518
“Boyhood” Director Richard Linklater Shares His Keys To Great Storytelling
http://bit.ly/RLinklater

Script Magic #519
Charlie Kaufman: the 21st century’s ‘mad genius of cinema’
http://bit.ly/CKaufman

Script Magic #520
Film executives weigh the pros and cons of selling to Netflix versus Amazon
http://bit.ly/netflixamazon1

Script Magic #521
Daniel Thomsen’s Approach to TV Writing Success – Part 1
http://bit.ly/danielthomsen1

Script Magic #522
Daniel Thomsen’s Approach to TV Writing Success – Part 2
http://bit.ly/danielthomsen2

Script Magic #523
Empire Podcast Mega Spoiler Special: Christopher McQuarrie
http://bit.ly/chrismcquarrie

Script Magic #524
The Screenwriters’ Make-or-Break: Body of Work
http://bit.ly/makeorbreak1

Script Magic #525
It’s Essential For Screenwriters To Market Their Screenplays by Gary W. Goldstein
http://bit.ly/2yqoO9X

Script Magic #526
AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL 101: Practical Networking Tips
http://bit.ly/AFF101Networking

Script Magic #527
PEOPLE’S PILOT wants to help you get the recognition you deserve. Enter now!
http://bit.ly/peoplespilot

Script Magic #528
4 Steps to Being Your Own Hollywood Agent
http://bit.ly/personalhollywoodagent

Script Magic #529
7 Hollywood Gatekeepers on What They Look for in a Script
http://bit.ly/scriptgatekeepers

Script Magic #530
MINDHUNTER: Writing For David Fincher
http://bit.ly/WYSMindhunter

Script Magic #531
How They Write a Script: Ernest Lehman
http://bit.ly/HTWSLehman

Script Magic #532
4 Writers on the Scripts That Helped Them Quit Their Day Jobs
http://bit.ly/4writersquitjobs

Script Magic #533
Download the 2017 Awards Season Screenplays
http://bit.ly/2017awardseasonscripts

Script Magic #534
How ‘I, Tonya’ screenwriter Steven Rogers reinvented himself by rehabilitating Tonya Harding
http://bit.ly/iTonyascript

Script Magic #535
How to Work with Hollywood: Crossing the Chasm from Book to Film
http://bit.ly/booktoscreens

Script Magic #536
Sitcoms could be better
http://bit.ly/bettersitcoms

Script Magic #537
Cracking the High Concept Code
http://bit.ly/crackhighconcept

Script Magic #538
How ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ screenwriter (and former pizza guy) Eric Pearson became Marvel’s go-to script doctor
http://bit.ly/scriptdrthor

Script Magic #539
Did You Know that ‘Smilf’ Started as a Short Film?
http://bit.ly/smilfshortfilm

Script Magic #540
BREAKING & ENTERING: I Want To Taste Your Logline
http://bit.ly/tastelogline

Script Magic #541
BREAKING & ENTERING: I Want To Taste Your Logline 2 – Still Hungry
http://bit.ly/tastelogline2

Script Magic #542
The Reality of Conversations
http://bit.ly/realityofconversations

Script Magic #543
Three Achievable Networking Goals Screenwriters Can Accomplish
http://bit.ly/scrnnetworkingevents

Script Magic #544
Christopher Nolan’s ‘Dunkirk’: A Miracle of Deliverance, Within a Miracle of Delivery
http://bit.ly/dunkirk2

Script Magic #545
10 Dialog Mistakes That Make You Look Like An Amateur
http://bit.ly/10dialogmistakes

Script Magic #546
BUILDING A BRIDGE TO HOLLYWOOD: Story Development is Paramount
http://bit.ly/storydevelopment

Script Magic #547
The Most Underrated Elements of Successful Screenplays
http://bit.ly/UnderratedElements

Script Magic #548
Script Classics: Writing a Great Third Act
http://bit.ly/great3rdact

Script Magic #549
#MeToo’s Impact on Hollywood Writers Rooms: “Maybe That’s a Joke I Can’t Say”
http://bit.ly/metoowritersroom

Script Magic #550
Which Hollywood Literary Management Company is Best For You?
https://www.quiz-maker.com/QQZ1IWH

Script Magic #551
Tweetstorm: Jeffrey Lieber on How a Pilot Script Works
http://bit.ly/pilotscriptwowrks

Script Magic #552
TV Writing 101 – How Not to Write a Boring Script
http://bit.ly/notboringscript

Script Magic #553
How to Reveal Your Character’s Backstory Wound
http://bit.ly/revealcharacters

Script Magic #554
Vince Gilligan On The Toughest Jams The ‘Breaking Bad’ Writers Put Walter White Into
http://bit.ly/vincegilliganbreakingbad

Script Magic #555
R.I.P. for the spec script, long a source of some of Hollywood’s most beloved films
http://bit.ly/RIPSpecScript

Script Magic #556
MoviePass Now Aims to Acquire Films With Distributors
http://bit.ly/MoviePassFilm

Script Magic #557
BACK TO THE CHALKBOARD: Notes on Notes
http://bit.ly/NotesOnNotes

Script Magic #558
PRODUCER’S POV: Writing a TV Series (Without Whining)
http://bit.ly/ProducerWritingTV

Script Magic #559
How I made it as a TV screenwriter, by ‘Doctor Who’ and ‘Queer As Folk’s Russell T Davies
http://bit.ly/RussellTDavies

Script Magic #560
A Bunch of TV Writers Are Building a Salary-Transparency Database
http://bit.ly/TVWritersDatabase

Script Magic #561
3 Things Screenwriters Must Consider When Writing Films For Global Audiences
http://bit.ly/3ThingsGlobalWriting

Script Magic #562
How Christopher Nolan Develops Story Ideas
http://bit.ly/CNolanStoryIdeas

Script Magic #563
How to write a phone conversation in a screenplay.
http://bit.ly/PhoneConvo

Script Magic #564
Essentials of Having a Complex Antagonist
http://bit.ly/ComplexAntagonist

Script Magic #565
Broken Projector: The Answers to All Your Screenwriting Questions
http://bit.ly/BrokenProjector

Script Magic #566
2018 Best Original and Adapted Screenplay Nominees: The Scripts
http://bit.ly/2018screenplaysoscars

Script Magic #567
WRITING ‘THE SHINING’
http://bit.ly/WritingTheShining

Script Magic #568
What a Great Logline Looks Like: January 2018 Edition
http://bit.ly/GreatLoglinesJan2018

Script Magic #569
In Place of Beautiful – Thoughts on Introducing Female Characters
http://bit.ly/introfemalecharacters

Script Magic #570
‘Altered Carbon’ Creator Laeta Kalogridis: How I Made It in Hollywood
http://bit.ly/ACLaeta

Script Magic #571
How to Avoid Endless Rewrites by Focusing on the Irony
http://bit.ly/avoidendlessrewrites

Script Magic #572
The Screenwriter’s ABCs: An Alphabet of Screenwriting Advice
http://bit.ly/ABCscreenwriting

Script Magic #573
WHY SPEC SCRIPTS FAIL: The Mercedes Test for Your Spec Screenplay
http://bit.ly/YSpecScriptsFail

Script Magic #574
The Disaster Artist and The Anti-Biopic
http://bit.ly/TheDisasterArtist1

Script Magic #575
Five Things Star Wars Borrowed from American Graffiti
http://bit.ly/5AmericanGraffiti

Script Magic #576
How to Navigate the Craft and Business Sides of Your Creative Pursuits
http://bit.ly/stage32creativepursuits

Script Magic #577
A Look Back at Screenwriter Interviews & Reviews of 2018 Oscar-Nominated Films + Download Screenplays from the 2018 Oscar-Nominated Screenwriters
http://bit.ly/2018oscarscripts

Script Magic #578
Meet the writer from Easton who penned Clint Eastwood’s ‘The 15:17 to Paris’
http://bit.ly/DorothyBlyskal

Script Magic #579
5 Hacks for Writing a Killer Opening Scene
http://bit.ly/5OpeningHacks

Script Magic #580
OPINION: Why Every Screenplay Needs Urgency
http://bit.ly/screenplayurgency

Script Magic #581
10 Best Oscar Speeches From Winning Screenwriters
http://bit.ly/10bestoscarspeeches

Script Magic #582
Will Smith, Adam Sandler and How Sony Suffered Through the Collapse of the A-List Star (Book Excerpt)
http://bit.ly/FutureofMovies

Script Magic #583
Lessons from 2018 Oscar-nominated Screenwriters
http://bit.ly/2018OscarLessonsScreenwriters

Script Magic #584
Coffee & Content – 7 Tips From Screenwriters & How to Block a Scene
http://bit.ly/Stage32TipsfromScreenwriters

Script Magic #585
20 Little Things That Make Script Readers Hate Your Screenplay
http://bit.ly/20ReadersHate

Script Magic #586
British Female Writers Find Support After Urging Drama Commissioners To Order More Female-Penned Series
http://bit.ly/BritishFemaleWriters

Script Magic #587
Screenwriters: Are your characters showing us or telling us their stories?
http://bit.ly/screenwriterscharacters

Script Magic #588
Greta Gerwig was rejected by every playwriting program she applied to — now she’s making Oscar history
http://bit.ly/GretaGerwigReject

Script Magic #589
‘I’d Never Seen My Fears as an African-American Man Onscreen’
http://bit.ly/GetOutPeeleJ

Script Magic #590
STORY BROADS: Television Director Vanessa Parise on What it Takes to Make It
http://bit.ly/TVVanessaParise

Script Magic #591
Top 10 Best Character Arcs in Film
http://bit.ly/Best10Arcs

Script Magic #592
Writing and Making Night Of The Living Dead
http://bit.ly/NightLivingDead1

Script Magic #593
Unmasking a Killer with Todd Lindsey
http://bit.ly/UnmaskingKiller

Script Magic #594
ALT SCRIPT: The Screenwriter and Public Domain
http://bit.ly/ScrnwriterDomain

Script Magic #595
42 Ways To Avoid Writing A Boring Screenplay
http://bit.ly/42AvoidScreenplay

Script Magic #596
The Daily Routines of 12 Famous Writers
http://bit.ly/DailyWriterRountine

Script Magic #597
5 Ways Screenwriting is Like Exorcising a Demon
http://bit.ly/5WaysScreenwriting

Script Magic #598
How to Write Better Characters
http://bit.ly/WriteBetterCharacters

Script Magic #599
Personal writing coach app.
https://beta.prolifiko.com?kid=MSHYF

Script Magic #600
How Lucas, Spielberg & Kasdan Created ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’
http://bit.ly/LucasSpielbergKasdan

Script Magic #601
Selling Screenplays When You Don’t Live in LA
http://bit.ly/SellScreenplays

Script Magic #602
Peggy Bechko: Creating Your Best Villain
http://bit.ly/CreatingVillian

Script Magic #603
How 50 Famous Female Characters Were Described In Their Screenplays
http://bit.ly/50FemaleCharacters

Script Magic #604
Writing Tips from the Screenwriters Who Wrote Your Favorite Shows
http://bit.ly/WritingTipsScrn

Script Magic #605
3 Storytelling Tips From “Breaking Bad” Creator Vince Gilligan
http://bit.ly/3StorytellingTips

Script Magic #606
Why Won’t Anyone Read My Script!?
http://bit.ly/WhyWontRead

Script Magic #607
10 Things I Did To Land My First PAID Screenwriting Gig
http://bit.ly/10ThingsPaidGig

Script Magic #608
Want Complex Female Characters? Put Them in Action
http://bit.ly/ComplexFemaleCharacter

Script Magic #609
6 Essential Screenwriting Tips for Writing Better Movie Dialogue
http://bit.ly/6ScrnWrnTips

Script Magic #610
How Writers Can Use the F-Word More Wisely
http://bit.ly/WriterFWord

Script Magic #611
Reader Question: Who is the Nemesis in “character-driven” films?
http://bit.ly/WhoNemesis

Script Magic #612
How Does an Aspiring TV Writer Get Discovered by an Agent?
http://bit.ly/AspiringTV

Script Magic #613
How To Write A Query Letter
http://bit.ly/QueryLetter1

Script Magic #614
How To Write Dialogue Between Two Characters: The Ultimate Theory Hack
http://bit.ly/Dialogue2Characters

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