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Weekend Writing Inspiration: Surviving “No” With the Inner Game of Writing
“How can I stay motivated in a new year of writing, when last year all I faced was rejection?” If (so far) the screenwriting world has been telling you “no,” how do you stay motivated to keep writing, without losing heart? All the goal setting, inspi...
Write On with Cleve Landsberg
Cleve Landsberg has led a long career, working on films such as 'Weekend at Bernie's', 'BASEketball' and 'Bruce Almighty'. Cleve has also previously been honored with the DGA's Frank Capra Achievement Award, given to an Assistant Director or Unit Pro...
14th Annual Final Draft Awards
Final Draft, a Cast & Crew Company, now in its 28th year as the industry standard for screenwriting software, today announced the honorees for the 14th Annual Final Draft Awards. Academy Award® winning screenwriter Callie Khouri will be presented the...
The Weekend Movie Takeaway: January 15, 2019
STXfilms' The Upside dominated the box office over the weekend, earning almost $20 million — an extremely healthy result for a film whose release had been delayed for so long it was on the verge of being called “troubled.”
All the Write Moves: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Given the sheer number of Spider-Man movies that have been released since Tobey Maguire gave Kirsten Dunst that upside-down kiss back in 2002, it’s reasonable to wonder whether there’s anything left to say about the iconic Marvel Comics character. Th...
Weekend Writing Inspiration: Use SMART-R Goals to Guide You as a Screenwriter
Goal Setting for Screenwriters, Part III
Write On with Mimi Leder
In this episode of Write On, director Mimi Leder discusses her latest film 'On the Basis of Sex' and her connection to Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s story.
Playwriting for the Screenwriter II: Submissions & Successes
Photo courtesy of Julieta Cervantes / www.broadway.com So you’ve written a play! You’ve honed your characterization and dialogue, you’ve kept in mind theatre’s technical challenges, and you’ve generated ideas to creatively inspire an audience. Congr...
Write On with Paul Schrader
Legendary writer-director and Final Draft Hall of Famer Paul Schrader discusses his acclaimed film First Reformed and offers insights into his creative drive throughout his career. Starring Ethan Hawke, First Reformed tells the story of a Protestant ...
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