Final Draft Blog
All the tips, tricks and information you need to inspire your writing!
Read interviews with the pros, catch up with industry news, and listen to the Final Draft Insider View Podcast.
Circle of Confusion Manager Daniela Garcia-Brcek
Final Draft spoke with Circle of Confusion manager Daniela Garcia-Brcek.
"Making it" Means Making Magic
I don't know why you got into the business of writing, of grasping at words to explain the images in your brain, and editing within an inch of your life. For most, it's a kind of call, a transcendent purpose. Otherwise, who would chose to subject the...
Pursuing Your Passion and Paying the Rent
It’s a well-known struggle: finding a way to pursue your dreams while still managing to pay the rent. Writer Andrew Lee, winner of the Big Break Half-Hour Comedy category for his Brooklyn Nine-Nine spec, knows this tension too. Though he always wante...
Big Break TV Winner Eric Buchman's Tips on Contest Entry
Meet Eric Buchman. By day, he’s the Script Coordinator for the hit NBC show Blindspot. By night, Buchman writes his own spec scripts, and dreams of one day hiring his own Script Coordinator to run a show he has created. Now that Buchman is the TV Gra...
Big Break Comedy Writer Adi Blotman Lays It Out
Adi Blotman, whose script, Realty Check, won the Final Draft Big Break Comedy/Romantic Comedy category, gets real about writing flawed characters and combining genres.
Big Break Finalist Christina Eliopolous, writer "King of Florida"
Christina Eliopolous is no stranger to the industry. After graduating from NYU, she’s worked as a copywriter, and written and directed a number of films, including some of her own, and some for a number of nonprofit organizations. “I actually learne...
Big Break Finalist Robert Garrett, writer of Thriller/Horror "Babygirl"
Final Draft spoke with Big Break Finalist, Robert Garret, about his new thriler/horror, "Babygirl."
How I Got My 1st Network TV Writing Job
There are more brain surgeons then there are professional television writers. I don’t know if that’s actually a true statement but it’s something I tell people and it sure does feel true. When I was 17 years old, in my mind, I decided to become a pro...
Big Break Finalist Rajiv Shah's "Run the Tide"
Starring Taylor Lautner (Twilight) and produced by Pilar Savone (Django Unchained), "Run the Tide" is the story of a drug abusing mother who is released from prison and determined to rebuild her family, causing her son Rey to kidnap his younger broth...
Save on Screenwriting Software Today!
Screenwriters want to write without worrying about formatting. Final Draft, the industry standard screenwriting software, is the tool the pros rely on. Make sure your script looks professional - save on Final Draft today!