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The Fast Five: The Digital Pitch Era Has Arrived

It’s an interesting time as everybody in the industry begins working from home and meetings shift to the virtual world. Television festivals scramble to adapt as well and have started launching digital marketplaces to still give exhibitors a chance t...

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How The Coronavirus Is Impacting Productions, Guilds, and All of Hollywood

As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak spreads across the world, its impact is being felt in the global economy, by individuals and in business from the travel industry to Hollywood. Productions are being postponed, events are being canceled, and emp...

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Coronavirus: 7 Ways To Cope During a Crisis As a Writer

Fear and panic (not to be confused with the shape-shifting imps, Pain and Panic, from Disney’s Hercules, which also seem apt considering the circumstances) are spreading as fast as COVID-19 these days. In response to the global pandemic, we’ve either...

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Lee Jessup on What Writers Can Do Now

Screenwriting Career Coach Lee Jessup shares insights on how writers can be proactive during the ongoing COVID-19 situation. Have a question for Lee? Submit it here before 3/24!

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Uriel Rodriguez is Rising Through The Ranks

The excitement 31-year-old Uriel Rodriguez feels as he heads to work for his entry-level position at Sony Entertainment in Hollywood can only be described as authentically pure; Rodriguez displays a resounding sense of pride and humility for a man wh...

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The Fast Five: Censored Articles Find a Home In Videogames As The Industry Hits The $100 Million Mark

I hope everybody’s safe and healthy. Wash your hands. Cough into your sleeve. Make sure you have fourteen days’ worth of supplies, but don’t buy six months’ worth—it means twelve people won’t be able to get their two weeks’ worth and will have to go ...

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The Weekend Movie Takeaway: Audiences Find Faith in ‘I Still Believe’

Turns out, a lot can change in a week.

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Five Takeaways: 'Big Time Adolescence'

Your weekly break-down of a popular movie or television episode to see what a screenwriter—or any writer, for that matter—can take away from what’s on screen: what worked, what didn’t, and how you can use what’s popular to craft better stories.

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Weekend Writing Inspiration: 7 Steps to Improve Your Plotting Work & Make Your Characters Shine

What should you do when your writing strengths lie with character but not with structure? When your dialogue sparkles and your characters walk off the page but you struggle with plot points and story structure, it’s hard to know what to do to right t...

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