Beverly Hills, CA -- Filmmakers today issued a
call for entries to all screenwriters for the 9th annual filmmakers
International screenwriting awards. There are three categories and the top 50
winners will be read by the Radmin company; for production and representation consideration.
GEM LIT/FEST ANNOUNCE CALL FOR ENTRIES
Beverly Hills, CA -- American Gem today issued a
call for entries to all writers for the 8th edition of the
American Gem Short Script Contest/Literary Festival. There are
four categories: Short Script; Treatment; Short Story and Logline.
Winning Short produced.
Int'l Screenwriting Awards Winners
Heather Ferrell won First Prize of $3000 CASH for her comedy "A
DIFFERENT KIND OF RAIN".
Logline:An obsessive compulsive vegetarian
telemarketer hawking frozen meat flees the law and her luckless
life to help a charismatic, dying widow hunt for a mysterious
Independent Film Making
- Making an independent film
takes talent, ambition, knowledge, salesmanship,
persistence and a bit
- There is no common pattern for how long
it takes to become an editor... It can never be stated enough that the feature editor must find "truth" in the fictional work in order to make an emotionally rich film.
The Film Director
Some directors say they must concentrate primarily on the inherent
beauty in the narrative and dialogue patterns in the script. Other
Cinematography: The art
of painting with light -
The primary responsibility of the DP is to create the mood and feel of
the picture with their lighting. It is the DP's task to fulfill
the wishes of the director on how the film should look.
Treatments That Sell -
If a screenplay focuses the story for a film, the treatment does the
same thing for a screenplay. A treatment could be considered a written
The Film Producer
Richard Zanuck once stated, "The producer is like the conductor of
an orchestra. Maybe he can't play every instrument, but he knows what
every instrument should sound like."