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Life’s A Pitch

Marc Hernandez is managing partner of Crescendo Entertainment Group, a literary management and production company in Los Angeles. Although only three years old, Crescendo already represents 20 screenwriters and recently launched a production division which is seeking literary properties, video games, books, etc. to set up at studios with Crescendo attached as producer.

Day Two at the Screenwriters Expo 3

Scriptwriters Network was ubiquitous throughout the expo and it’s former chairman who is currently industry liaison, Bill Lundy, gave me a great overview of what organizations like his can do for writers who attend conferences like this.

SCREENWRITING EXPO 3

It was evident from my first look at the masses of scribes milling about the main hall of the center, trying to negotiate their way to the next lecture meeting room, gabbing about the current magnum opus they brought with, the one that is destined to be “the one!” that this was going to be an event of a few dreams realized, many dreams compromised and most dreams delayed.

American Screenwriters Association Announces 100 Best Feature Film Screenplays

The American Screenwriters Association (ASA) announced today the results of their eighteen-month project to determine the 100 Best Feature Film Screenplays of all time.

2004 Writers Guild Awards Winners Announced

The Writers Guild of America, west and East announced the winners of the 56th Annual Writers Guild Awards for outstanding achievement in writing for the screen, television, and radio.

Sundance Institute Now Accepting Applications for the 2004 Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship

The Sundance Institute Feature Film Program is seeking applications for the 2004 Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship.

OSCAR(R) NOMINEE GARY ROSS ('SEABISCUIT') TO RECEIVE AWARD FROM ZAKI GORDON INSTITUTE FOR INDEPENDENT FILMMAKING

For his screenplay for the Universal Pictures/DreamWorks Pictures/Spyglass Entertainment presentation of "Seabiscuit," Academy Award(R) nominee Gary Ross will receive this year's Founder's Award

Encore to Telecast 56th Annual Writers Guild Awards

The 56th Annual Writers Guild Awards will be presented for the first time on television

Three Top Screenwriting Software Products for 2004

What better way to start 2004 than to upgrade to one of the most popular screenwriting programs if you aren’t using one already? After testing some of the hottest products on the market, my top two are Movie Magic Screenwriter 2000 and Final Draft 6.0.

Blake Edwards to Receive Honorary Academy Award®

Edwards has been a prolific writer, director and producer and his films have run the gamut from the high drama of "Days of Wine and Roses" to the urban sophistication of "Breakfast at Tiffany's," and "Victor/Victoria" to the
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