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Notes from a Veteran Writer - Development Hell - Part III (P.J. McNeill)

Welcome to Development Hell

Part III: Game over, man. Game over!

Over the last 10 years, I have optioned nearly every single script I have written. 915 more words

Notes from a Veteran Writer - Development Hell - Part Two (P.J. McNeill)

Welcome to Development Hell

Part II: The Waiting Game Sucks, Let’s Play Hungry, Hungry Hippos

The production company I’m currently working with has (at least) 12 other projects in development; ranging from television to feature films. 711 more words

The Hawth has found it’s Beauty! | Lauren Cocoracchio | Interview

The producers of the year’s Hawth pantomime Sleeping Beauty auditioned over 30 local performers for the title role over the weekend, and, after putting all the hopefuls through their paces, chose… 580 more words

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No BullScript Consulting - Danny Manus Introduction and Script Review (Static Town)

One week ago, we reviewed Kevin Revie’s Static Town – our third (but far from final) feature showcase. As readers of Shootin’ the Shorts are aware, our goal at… 3,422 more words

Articles And Interviews

Notes from a Veteran Writer - Development Hell - Part One (P.J. McNeill)

Development Hell

Part I: Your Script is Never Locked

                A month or so ago, a reader wrote me with a question pertaining to a production company’s interest in his script. 856 more words

You've Finished the Damned Script - Now What? (Anthony Cawood Primers for a Networked World)

Us writers tend to obsess over the details of our chosen craft.  Creating memorable characters, story arcs, and grab ‘em by their short and curly concepts.  1,511 more words

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Notes from a Veteran Writer - How Do You Do It? (P.J. McNeill)

How do you do it?

                Don’t worry, we’ll get to “Development Hell”. But this is something I’ve been meaning to write about for awhile, and after getting a few e-mails on the subject, I thought it was worth exploring (sooner, rather than later). 777 more words