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SUNDANCE INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES TWELVE FEATURE FILM PROJECTS FOR JANUARY SCREENWRITERS LAB

Sundance Institute has selected 12 projects for the annual Screenwriters Lab, which takes place January 13 through 18 at the Sundance Resort in Utah.

Pitch-a-Screenplay Pitching To Producers

Pitching is the single most important skill you need to ensure success in the Film Industry. OK so you have the meeting scheduled. Read on to find the difference between a sale and a “No!”

Simple Screenplay/Screenwriting Tip

Your script, or story or idea is the BLUEPRINT (pre-production). The shoot (production) is nothing but the collection of raw materials, and the edit is construction.

Screenwriting for Success: Giving your Baby a Fighting Chance to Reach Maturity

You’re staring at a blank screen. Is this the hardest part of screenwriting? The beginning? What about the end? Not the end of the script, but the end of the process, when your vision becomes a reality in the theaters and homes of people all over the globe.

THE 2005 SCREENWRITER'S CHALLENGE

Are you a screenwriter looking for a challenge and exposure? All aspiring—and competitive—screenwriters worldwide are invited to participate in the 2005 Screenwriter’s Challenge.

LEARN TO WRITE A A MILLION DOLLAR SCREENPLAY

Learn from a master, studio-produced screenwriter Chris Soth in a private intensive, MILLION-DOLLAR SCREENWRITING SEMINAR Saturday and Sunday, June 4th and 5th.

Silver Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures Sign Joss Whedon to Write and Direct DC Comics' Wonder Woman

Silver Pictures has signed Joss Whedon, creator of the phenomenally popular Buffy the Vampire Slayer television series, to write and direct the feature film action adventure Wonder Woman based on the DC Comics character.

Hollywood Dreamers Make Your Pitch

The Great American Pitchfest invites aspiring writers and producers to sell their ideas for movies, TV shows, sitcoms, and documentaries to film and television decision makers.

2005 Spur Awards Honor Best Westerns

An 86-year-old woman from Tucson, Ariz., won her first Spur Award while Richard S. Wheeler collected his fifth from Western Writers of America.

Winners Announced for 57th Annual Writers Guild Awards

The Writers Guild of America announced the winners of the 57th Annual Writers Guild Awards for outstanding achievement in writing for the screen, television, and radio.

Super Size Me's Morgan Spurlock Wins WGA's First-Ever Documentary Screenplay Award

The Writers Guild of America have named Super Size Me, written by Morgan Spurlock, as the winner of the Guild's first-ever Documentary Screenplay Award for outstanding achievement in documentary writing for the screen during 2004.

Summing Up Screenwriters Expo 3

“I look for the next movies we are going to make and work with writers,” Tina told Filmmakers. “If we feel it’s already ready to go we attach talent or directors.”

Interview With Screenwriter Shane Salerno

One of the most informative and straight shooting chats I had at Expo 3 was with actor/writer Shane Salerno (“Criminal Behavior” “UC Undercover” “Shaft” “Armageddon”) whom I caught up with between seminars and panels. I asked Salerno what he though about the general tenor of the conference and the aspiring screenwriters he was meeting.

Writer Signed to Write Lightspeed (Working Title) for Andrew Stevens/ Jeff Franklin/POW! Entertainment Live Action Flick

Andrew Stevens and Jeff Franklin have signed writer Steve Latshaw to write the script for Lightspeed (working title) created by Stan Lee.

Lynda Obst Productions Completes Development Team

Paramount-based Lynda Obst Productions announces today that John Tantillo and Billy Rosenberg are joining the development team. Tantillo will be the new vice president and Rosenberg will be the new director of development, joining Michael Nash, the senior vice president.
 
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