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Submission Season is Upon Us

As promised, here are a couple of resources to utilize to find contests and their deadlines.  While some screenwriting contests are just beginning (Nicholl, PAGE, and Scriptapalooza), others are nearing their end (Cinestory, Creative World Awards, and Bluecat is already closed).   131 more words

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The Imitation Game and Part of My Story

Just a bit ago, I saw the movie The Imitation Game starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Kiera Knightley. Both of these actors are ones I admire, and I can only dream of working with someday. 169 more words

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Tragedy and rejection

This post is about a sad tragedy, but I hope you’ll read it through, because I think it is also about handling rejection when you are pursuing (sometimes obsessively) a creative dream. 971 more words

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THE FUTURE IS NOW: A PRETENTIOUS ESSAY FOR SCREENWRITERS

First, a word from our sponsors. Ever wonder what a reader for a contest or agency thinks when he reads your screenplay? Check out my new e-book published on Amazon: Rantings and Ravings of a Screenplay Reader, including my series of essays, What I Learned Reading for Contests This Year. 2,147 more words

Going of Age

Dear Reader,

There seems to be an ever-lacking need for age classifications on movies. With TV shows depicting some rather explicit sexual and violent scenes and there being nothing to tell you (in the UK at least) what age rating the following programme should be. 763 more words

Scenes that don’t Fit. (Sid’s Wad case study #1)

In the last post I touched on how the clumsy use of coincidence in a script can sometimes signal an opportunity for conceptual or narrative excavation. 774 more words

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